Category Archives: Transmissions

Tread Perilously — One Day At A Time: Hello, Penelope

Tread Safely month continues as Justin experiences his first taste of Netflix/Pop’s One Day at a Time with the episode “Hello, Penelope.” Everything seems to be going great for Penelope Alvarez. She’s working towards the career she wants, her kids … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — The Americans: Do Mail Robots Dream Of Electric Sheep?

Tread Perilously begins its annual “Tread Safely” month with an episode The Americans called “Do Mail Robots Dream of Electric Sheep?” When the bug Martha put in Gaad’s office is discovered, Elizabeth and Philip must infiltrate a repair shop and … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — The Robinsons: Lost In Space

Tread Perilously’s failed pilots month continues with 2004’s ill-considered attempt to revive Lost in Space with The Robinsons: Lost in Space. When Space Force colonel John Robinson decides to retire, he convinces his wife and children to move from Earth … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Tagteam

Tread Perilously’s Failed Pilots month continues with a look at the ABC television pilot for Tagteam. Pro wrestlers “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and Jesse “The Body” Ventura star as thinly fictionalized versions of themselves ousted from the wrestling circuit and train … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Generation X

Tread Perilously enters a month of failed television pilots with the 1997 Fox TV Movie/backdoor pilot, Generation X. When Jubilation Lee blows up a SEGATM Virtua Fighter arcade cabinet with her weak mutant powers, she soon finds herself headhunted by … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Doctor Who: The Edge of Destruction

Tread Perilously closes out Doctor Who month with the earliest story they’ve watched yet — “The Edge of Destruction” aka “Inside the Spaceship.” When The Doctor’s attempt to steer “the ship” back to 20th Century Earth, they end up at … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Doctor Who: Earthshock

Doctor Who month brings Tread Perilously to “Earthshock,” the infamous Fifth Doctor episode in which we learn who really killed the dinosaurs. When Adric and The Doctor have a fight about teenage angst, the TARDIS lands on 26th Century Earth, … Continue reading

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