Author Archives: Erik

About Erik

Erik Amaya is the host of Tread Perilously and the former Head Film/TV writer at Bleeding Cool. He has also contributed to sites like CBR, Comics Alliance and Fanbase Press. He is also the voice of Puppet Tommy on "The Room Responds."

Tread Perilously — Wonder Woman: Pilot

Tread Perilously’s tour of failed TV pilots continues with the 2011 Wonder Woman pilot. Its reputation is justly deserved. Diana of Themyscira (Adrianne Palicki) lives a triple life. She’s a high-powered executive at Themyscira Industries, a superhero known as “Wonder … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — L.A. Confidential: Pilot

Tread Perilously continues its tour of failed TV pilots with 2003’s L.A. Confidential. Hard boiled Los Angeles detective Jack Vincennes (Kiefer Sutherland) will do anything to get transferred back to Narco and bring down a heroin racket. But since he’s … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Aquaman: Pilot

Tread Perilously continues its month of failed TV Pilots with the 2006 pilot for Aquaman — aka Mercy Reef. Occasional SCUBA instructor and animal liberator A.C. (international heartthrob Justin Hartley) spends his days as a lovable rogue and helping his … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Fearless: Pilot

Tread Perilously begins a special experiment with a month of failed television pilots. Up first, The WB 2004 pilot for Fearless starring Rachel Leigh Cook. Gaia Moore was born without the “fear gene.” Consequently, her reflexes are heightened to compensate … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Quantum Leap: The Play’s The Thing

Tread Perilously rounds out Sci-Fi month by taking a long overdue look at Quantum Leap with an episode called “The Play’s the Thing.” September 9th, 1969. Sam leaps into the body of Joe, a 25 year-old struggling actor who happens … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Supertrain: Express To Terror

Tread Perilously corrects an error by finally taking a look at the Supertrain pilot, “Express to Terror.” Noted industrialist Winfield Root’s wish to create an atomic powered transcontinental train service comes to fruition with the maiden voyage of Supertrain. It … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously: Special Review Unit — Wildlife

Tread Perilously once again opens the case files of the Special Review Unit with an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit known as “Wildlife.” SVU detectives are called to the scene of a murder victim who was apparently … Continue reading

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