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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


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


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


Manimal Smokehouse 매니멀 스모크하우스

If you are in the mood for a good smokehouse BBQ this place is a must try. It’s located in Itaewon, which is a great little area with so many choices for food. 185 more words


Up From the Depths & In Your Face (Jaws 3-D, 1983)

Jaws 3-D was almost titled National Lampoon’s Jaws 3, People Zero…or so the story goes.  Spielberg apparently nixed the idea.  Instead, we got Jaws 3-D.  Set years after the second film, Mike Brody works for Sea World and is dating marine biologist Kay.   234 more words