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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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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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