Best of Blake’s 7 – Star One

S02EP13 - This was the finale to the second season/series of BLAKE'S 7 and is a watershed episode in both for the transition moment that it represents and the unfulfilled potential of what might have been . It aired in the United Kingdom on April 3, 1979. By this point, a lot had changed since … Continue reading Best of Blake’s 7 – Star One

Best of Blake’s 7 – The Way Back

S01EP01 - The pilot episode of BLAKE'S 7 is one of its best, in part because it is so tonally different from much of what comes after. It's also an interesting bit of television in that, going into the episode originally, most viewers had no idea what the show was going to be about and … Continue reading Best of Blake’s 7 – The Way Back

Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins

I'm not really a believer in the concept of a "guilty pleasure". I like enough stupid stuff from all across the spectrum that there's really no other way to handle it all other than to embrace the assorted flaws and failings of it all, and just love it unironically. And yet still, with REMO WILLIAMS: … Continue reading Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins

Doctor Who: Spyfall part one

I've been a regular viewer of DOCTOR WHO since around 1981, starting with Tom Baker (his first three seasons, which were ubiquitous here in the U.S. for many years) and I've watched it regularly and continuously since then--albeit with the huge gap in the middle that everybody suffered through in the 90s. In my household, … Continue reading Doctor Who: Spyfall part one

DOCTOR WHO

It’s Christmas Eve as I write this, and for the last near-decade, at least in my household, my children have learned about the true meaning of Christmas. Christmas, you see, is when Dad watches Doctor Who. Since the show came back in 2005, viewing each year’s Christmas Special has been something of a ritual, a … Continue reading DOCTOR WHO

DOCTOR WHO

It’s Christmas Eve as I write this, and for the last near-decade, at least in my household, my children have learned about the true meaning of Christmas. Christmas, you see, is when Dad watches Doctor Who. Since the show came back in 2005, viewing each year’s Christmas Special has been something of a ritual, a … Continue reading DOCTOR WHO