Category Archives: Puffery

Tread Perilously — Dr. Strange: Pilot

Tread Perilously concludes a month of failed TV pilots with 1978’s attempt to bring Dr. Strange to the small screen. When a demon gives Morgan Le Fey (Jessica Walter) three days to prevent Dr. Stephen Strange (Peter Hooten) from learning … 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 — Doctor Who: The Ultimate Foe

Tread Perilously wraps up its look at Doctor Who‘s 23rd season, “The Trial of a  Time Lord,” with part 13 (by Robert Holmes) and part 14 (by Pip & Jane Baker) — collectively known as “The Ultimate Foe.” When the … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Manimal: Night of the Scorpion

Tread Perilously concludes a month of Treading Safely with an emergency appearance by Manimal thanks to the episode “Night of the Scorpion.” When a man arriving in New York by boat is found dead in his cabin, Manimal is called … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Thomas Kinkade’s The Christmas Cottage

Tread Merrily 2017 concludes with Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas-themed origin story, Thomas Kinkade’s The Christmas Cottage. When Tom (Jared Padalecki) and his brother Pat (one of the Ashmore Twins) come home for Christmas 1977, they discover their family cottage is under … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — The X-Files: Millennium

Tread Perilously closes out its controversial finales month with the unexpected back-door finale of Millennium on The X-Files. When the corpses of recently deceased FBI agents turn up missing, Skinner assigns Mulder and Scully to the case as it may … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — 7th Heaven: Thanksgiving

Tread Perilously takes a break from series finales to celebrate Thanksgiving with another turkey thanks to 7th Heaven. In “Thanksgiving,” Annie Camden looks forward to having all of her kids under one roof for the first time in two years. … Continue reading

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