Category Archives: Transmissions

Tread Perilously — Dynasty: The Test

Tread Perilously’s investigation of primetime soaps continues with an episode from Dynasty‘s seventh season called “The Test.” When Krystle and Blake Carrington’s daughter Christine collapses into a coma, the rest of the Carringtons set aside their own problems to carry … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Dallas: Shadow Games

Tread Perilously begins a month of primetime soaps with the 1980s classic Dallas and an episode called “Shadow Games.” J.R. Ewing realizes a land deal his mother has been working on is being brokered by a shadowy bank. He is … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously: Special Review Unit — Alta Kockers

Tread Perilously rounds out 2018 by convening the Special Review Unit for a look at the most recent episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, “Alta Kockers.” When a hip young author is found dead after their big reading … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously: Thomas Kinkade Presents The Christmas Lodge

Tread Merrily 2018 concludes with an allegedly wholesome film brought to you by the Painter of Light: Thomas Kinkade Presents The Christmas Lodge. When Mary and her boyfriend Kent stumble upon the lodge her family used to stay at for … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — A Very Brady Christmas

Tread Merrily continues with Justin’s first-ever look at the Brady Bunch in A Very Brady Christmas. After Mike and Carol play out a very goofy version of the Gift of the Magi, they decide to bring all the kids home … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Doctor Who: The Snowmen

Tread Merrily begins three weeks of Christmas specials with the Doctor Who story “The Snowmen.” Despite isolating himself from the universe, The Doctor finds himself drawn to a mystery in 1892 London. He and a barmaid named Clara note snowmen … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Remington Steele: Blood Is Thicker Than Steele

Tread Perilously adds Remington Steele to its rotation with an episode they had to call “Blood is Thicker Than Steele.” Laura Holt and Remington Steele are hired to protect the children of a rich ex-patriot whose dubious dealings with the … Continue reading

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