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Tread Perilously -- Manimal: Night of the Scorpion

Tread Perilously concludes a month of Treading Safely with an emergency appearance by Manimal thanks to the episode “Night of the Scorpion.”

When a man arriving in New York by boat is found dead in his cabin, Manimal is called to the ship and discovers he died not from a spider found on his arm, but from a very potent truth serum. 161 more words

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Do You Remember Werewolf the Series?

So I started watching this on Youtube and I was mostly struck by how bad the clothing is. This series was released n 1987, and I’m not sure why I don’t remember people dressing that bad, but they must have, and I just blocked it out or something: 634 more words

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Tread Perilously -- Manimal: Illusion

Tread Perilously continues its grab bag month by returning to Manimal with an episode they had to call “Illusion.”

When Lt. Rivera, Police Woman and Manimal’s attempt to arrest Bulgarian crime boss Zoltan Gregory (Richard Lynch) fails thanks to his diplomatic immunity, Manimal follows him to a meeting with a Siegfried and Roy style magic act. 163 more words

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Throwback Thursday: NBC's "Cliffhangers" (1979)

We were chatting about obscure TV shows a couple of weeks ago after I shared a post about “Manimal” (which I was surprised to find lovingly remembered by some otherwise sane people).  76 more words

Throwback Thursday: "Manimal" (1983)!

“Manimal” (1983) was an infamously bad TV show.  It was so bad that it became a routine punchline on “Mystery Science Theater 3000” about a decade later. 50 more words

Tread Perilously -- Supertrain: And a Cup of Kindness Too

Tread Perilously’s month of TV Horrors continues with a return trip aboard Supertrain for an episode called “And a Cup of Kindness Too.”

When Jack Nordoff (guest star Larry Linville) helps Waldo Chase (guest star Dick Van Dyke) up from the steps of the train station, he offers to kill Jack’s soon-to-be ex-wife. 175 more words

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Tread Perilously -- Manimal: Pilot

Tread Perilously starts a month of TV horrors with the second worst television show NBC ever aired: Manimal.

When Officer Brooke McKenzie’s spots a panther on the night her partner gets shot, she is referred to leading criminologist and veterinary researcher Dr. 207 more words

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