Archive for TV Shows

Top Ten TV Spoken Intros

Top Ten TV Spoken Intros

Time for another Top Ten list. There are many great TV show theme tunes, but for this list I’m focussing on ones that have spoken intros. These intros are a great way to summarise the overall plot of the show, or introduce the main characters,…

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My thoughts on Stranger Things 2

My thoughts on Stranger Things 2

I loved the first season of Stranger Things and I was getting slightly nervous about the second season before I watched it. Part of the reason was down to the marketing. The first season was a real word of mouth hit. I wasn’t aware of…

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Watching Netflix’s Hip Hop Evolution & The Get Down

Watching Netflix’s Hip Hop Evolution & The Get Down

I’ve always been a big fan of Hip Hop throughout the years, but like a lot of my ‘jack of all trades’ interests I’ve never had much in-depth knowledge in terms of the history of how the scene really began. I just know what I…

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Retro quiz shows that live on in different ways

Retro quiz shows that live on in different ways

There were so many quiz shows back in the 80s that I absolutely loved watching. They were a big part of my TV schedule when I was younger. Particularly the list below, but also loads more. Sadly most of them had to come to an…

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My favourite 80s references from Stranger Things

My favourite 80s references from Stranger Things

I’ve just finished watching Stranger Things and I’m still recovering from how great it was. I didn’t think I would be totally jumping up and down about how great it was, due to all the hype that I heard about it in the last three…

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Top Ten UK Game Shows

Top Ten UK Game Shows

This is actually a massive subject. Loads of amazing game shows and quiz shows to choose from. Just look at how long the list of honourable mentions is. Very tough to choose a Top Ten. I had to go for ones that I have massive…

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Top Ten 80s TV Action Shows

Top Ten 80s TV Action Shows

One of the big things about the 80s in my mind is TV. There were so many family friendly shows on Saturdays that you could watch with the whole family. You just don’t get that these days. I’ve got lots of happy memories of watching…

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Toy Hunter is back!

Toy Hunter is back!

“God bless Quest TV” is all I can say. After being cancelled in the US, the awesome Toy Hunter show was picked up by Quest TV in the UK and the new season aired here last Wednesday. Good times. If you haven’t seen Toy Hunter…

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Glen A. Larson – A Tribute

Glen A. Larson – A Tribute

I was very sad to hear a few hours ago that Glen A. Larson, the legendary TV producer, had passed away due to esophageal cancer aged 77. Some people are just synonymous with a genre, and when you think of quality 70s and 80s TV…

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