Category Archives: Transmissions

Tread Perilously — Step By Step: Double Date

Tread Perilously rounds out TGIF month with a look at the sitcom Step by Step, its pilot, and the second season episode “Double Date.” When Carol volunteers Karen for a date with a new kid in town, Karen freaks out … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Family Matters: Cheers Looking At You, Kid

Tread Perilously continues its examination of ABC’s TGIF lineup with its most iconic series, Family Matters. But will Steve Urkel’s media cred survive their look at the episode called “Cheers Looking at You, Kid?” When Urkel discovers Laura’s cheerleading competition … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Full House: My Left And Right Foot

Tread Perilously’s examination of ABC’s TGIF lineup continues with an episode of Full House called “My Left and Right Foot.” When DJ, Stephanie and Kimmy Gibbler make fun of her feet — which a shoe salesman tells them are slightly … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Perfect Strangers: The Gazebo

Tread Perilously enters the realm of ABC’s TGIF sitcom block with its first series, Perfect Strangers and the seventh season episode “The Gazebo.” Balki and Larry’s attempts to build a gazebo in the back yard remind their wives of a … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Melrose Place: Catch Her In The Lie

Tread Perilously closes out its primetime soap month with a visit to Melrose Place and its fourth season episode, “Catch Her In The Lie.” When Jake gets mad that Allison is spending too much time at the office while pregnant, … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Beverly Hills, 90210: The Nature of Nurture

Tread Perilously makes a course-correction to the 1990s with the Fox primetime soap Beverly Hills, 90210 and its latter-day episode, “The Nature of Nurture.” Kelly (Jennie Garth) looses her cool when the semi-orphaned child she brought to child protective services … Continue reading

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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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