Category Archives: TV Series

“Kolchak Episode – The Inspiration for Chase’s Sopranos”

Created by Jeff Rice, and starring Darren McGavin, (A Christmas Story) “Kolchak: The Night Stalker” aired on ABC Television from September 13, 1974 through March 28, 1975. Unfortunately, the momentum generated from two popular and successful television movies, The Night … Continue reading

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“Shadow of Truth – Murder Mystery Documentary Series on Netflix”

At the start of the first episode of “Shadow of Truth,” Ilana Rada is talking about every parent’s worst nightmare, the disappearance of a child. In this instance, her daughter, Tair, had not returned home from school, even though classes … Continue reading

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“Ghost Adventures: Season 13 – Episode 5: Dorothea Puente Murder House”

On October 17, 2008, the long running Travel Channel show “Ghost Adventures” first aired. The reality based show which combines history, Sci-Fi, and thrilling moments was created by Zak Bagans and Nick Groff. Bagans, initially a non-believer in ghosts, changed … Continue reading

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Freddy’s Nightmares – The Pilot Episode

In October of 1984, in West Germany, at the Hof International Film Festival, writer and director, Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” an iconic film of the horror genre, was first screened. The original film would be the catalyst that would launch … Continue reading

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“Buffy The Vampire Slayer – Season 2 Episode 6 – Halloween”

“She couldn’t have dressed up like Xena?”                                                                                                               Willow Rosenberg   The episode opens in a pumpkin patch located in the fictional town of Sunnydale, California. In fact, the town, which is the antithesis of quaint and quiet, sits … Continue reading

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“Stranger Things – An Entertaining Homage to the 1980s”

The character driven and well executed series, “Stranger Things,” was created by brothers, Matt and Ross Duffer (Hidden). Like the FX show “The Americans,” the series does not deal with the current time period, but takes place during the 1980s; … Continue reading

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“Thirteen – A Well Executed Miniseries From The BBC”

The compelling, five-part miniseries, “Thirteen,“ opens up with an aerial view of a residential neighborhood. When the camera stops panning, it focuses in on a house with a red door. Within seconds, the door opens, and out steps a bewildered … Continue reading

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