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Tread Perilously

Mar 26, 2020

Tread Perilously's Failed Pilots month concludes with a look at the 2005 attempt to bring Warren Ellis's Global Frequency to the airwaves.

Ex-cop Sean Flynn finds a mangled corpse and a tricked out mobile phone in a San Fransisco alley. Soon, he is recruited by the enigmatic Miranda Zero into a vast open conspiracy of...


Mar 19, 2020

Tread Perilously's failed pilots month continues with 2004's ill-considered attempt to revive Lost in Space with The Robinsons: Lost in Space.

When Space Force colonel John Robinson decides to retire, he convinces his wife and children to move from Earth to a farming colony on the other side of the galaxy. At their...


Mar 12, 2020

Tread Perilously's Failed Pilots month continues with a look at the ABC television pilot for Tagteam.

Pro wrestlers Rowdy Roddy Pipper and Jesse "The Body" Ventura star as thinly fictionalized versions of themselves ousted from the wrestling circuit and train as cops in the LAPD. Their training officer becomes their...


Mar 5, 2020

Tread Perilously enters a month of failed television pilots with the 1997 Fox TV Movie/backdoor pilot, Generation X.

When Jubilation Lee blows up a SEGATM Virtua Fighter arcade cabinet with her weak mutant powers, she soon finds herself headhunted by Emma Frost and Sean Cassidy, the headmasters at Xavier's School for...


Feb 27, 2020

Tread Perilously closes out Doctor Who month with the earliest story they've watched yet -- "The Edge of Destruction" aka "Inside the Spaceship."

When The Doctor's attempt to steer "the ship" back to 20th Century Earth, they end up at the beginning of the universe -- or the Solar System if The Doctor is to be believed....