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Tread Perilously — The Golden Girls: Empty Nests

Tread Perilously begins a month of backdoor pilots with The Golden Girls episode “Empty Nests” — the first attempt to launch Empty Nest. When Renee, the girls’ neighbor, begins to lean on them more and more after her daughter moves … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — The Golden Girls: Mister Terrific

Tread Perilously’s Women First month continues with an episode of The Golden Girls called “Mister Terrific.” After meeting him at the mall, Rose starts dating local afternoon children’s show host Mister Terrific. He’s not a DC superhero, but he does … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Maude: The Slumlord

Tread Perilously begins a month of Women First television shows with an episode of Maude called “The Slumlord.” When a man pickets in front of Maude’s house, she discovers Walter invested in a slum. After inviting the man in, she … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — The Partridge Family: Did You Hear The One About Danny Partridge?

Tread Perilously’s “Too Many Kids!” month makes its way to The Partridge Family with the episode called “Did You Hear the One About Danny Partridge?” After Danny gets his leg caught in a mic cable during a performance, he flees … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — The Star Wars Holiday Special

Television’s darkest, most misguided program becomes Tread Perilously’s Christmas special as we watch The Star Wars Holiday Special. While Han and Chewie try to get to Kashyyyk for Life Day, Chewie’s wife Mala tries to make Bantha Rump, his grandfather … Continue reading

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Yulemala: The Star Wars Holiday Special

With the weather cooling, the space heaters out, and the appearance of Christmas lights on houses, it’s beginning to look a lot like Yulemala. What’s Yulemala you might ask? It’s holiday themed Yakmala. Films that try, fail, and warm my … Continue reading

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