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Tread Perilously

Feb 21, 2019

Tread Perilously continues its examination of ABC's TGIF lineup with its most iconic series, Family Matters. But will Steve Urkel's media cred survive their look at the episode called "Cheers Looking at You, Kid?"

When Urkel discovers Laura's cheerleading competition in Omaha will include some quality time with...


Feb 14, 2019

Tread Perilously's examination of ABC's TGIF lineup continues with an episode of Full House called "My Left and Right Foot."

When DJ, Stephanie and Kimmy Gibbler make fun of her feet -- which a shoe salesman tells them are slightly larger than average for a girl her age -- Michelle gets extreme anxiety; leading...


Feb 7, 2019

Tread Perilously enters the realm of ABC's TGIF sitcom block with its first series, Perfect Strangers and the seventh season episode "The Gazebo."

Balki and Larry's attempts to build a gazebo in the back yard remind their wives of a famous comedy duo from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Balki and Larry transform into...


Jan 31, 2019

Tread Perilously closes out its primetime soap month with a visit to Melrose Place and its fourth season episode, "Catch Her In The Lie."

When Jake gets mad that Allison is spending too much time at the office while pregnant, he sets off on the road and ends up in a Central Coast town where one of his ex-girlfriends is...


Jan 24, 2019

Tread Perilously makes a course-correction to the 1990s with the Fox primetime soap Beverly Hills, 90210 and its latter-day episode, "The Nature of Nurture."

Kelly (Jennie Garth) looses her cool when the semi-orphaned child she brought to child protective services gets placed with a gay couple. Is she a bigot like the...