Tread Perilously

Tread Perilously

Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments. TV shows regularly tread upon include Doctor Who, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and 7th Heaven.  From family dramas to well-loved, but brief, sci-fi series, each hour-long episode examines how a show sustains itself even in its worst moments.



Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.

This Week: Desperate Lives

Tread Perilously's month of reactionary PSA television concludes with the two-part episode of What's Happening!! called "Doobie or Not Doobie."

Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.

This Week: Desperate Lives

Tread Perilously's month of reactionary PSA television continues with the 1982 TV movie Desperate Lives.

Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.

This Week: ABC Afternoon Special's "The Day My Kid Went Punk"

Tread Perilously's month of reactionary PSA television continues with an ABC Afterschool Special called "The Day My Kid Went Punk."

Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.

This Week: Dragnet's "The LSD Story"

Tread Perilously begins a month of television reacting poorly to social trends with the 1967 episode of Dragnet called "The LSD Story."

Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.

This Week: The Brady Bunch's "Kelly's Kids"

Tread Perilously's Backdoor Pilot month concludes with The Brady Bunch's one and only attempt to sell another show -- an episode called "Kelly's Kids."

Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.

This Week: Who's the Boss?'s "Charmed Lives"

Tread Perilously's Backdoor Pilot month continues with an episode of Who's the Boss? called "Charmed Lives."

Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.

This Week: The Face of Life's "The Beginning of the Beginning"

Tread Perilously's month of backdoor pilots continues with The Facts of Life's attempt to backdoor reboot itself in its final half-hour -- an episode called "The Beginning of the Beginning."

Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.

This Week: 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.

Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.

This Week: Doctor Who's "Silver Nemesis"

Tread Perilously wraps up Doctor Who month with its 25th Anniversary story: "Silver Nemesis."

Tread Perilously is a podcast in which hosts Erik Amaya and author Justin Robinson watch the “worst” episodes of popular TV shows, attempting to determine if they would continue to watch the series based on the most off-key moments.

This Week: Doctor Who's "Arc of Infinity"

Tread Perilously's Doctor Who month continues with "Arc of Infinity."

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