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Mar 31, 2022

Tread Perilously's Women First month concludes with an episode Ally McBeal called "Story of Love."

When Ally kicks another woman while she's down, she ends up defending her in court on a previous assault case. The eerie parallels to her own dilemma concerning sometimes client George Madison (guest star John Ritter) and...

Mar 24, 2022

Tread Perilously's Women First month looks back at one of the greatest sitcoms of all time: The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Unfortunately, they do it with an episode called "Son of 'But Seriously, Folks.'"

After quitting Chuckles the Clown and bombing out with Mary some months earlier, Wes Callison returns to take a job in...

Mar 17, 2022

Tread Perilously's Women First month continues with a Designing Women episode called "The Pride of Sugarbakers."

When Sugarbakers sponsors a junior league softball team, Mary Jo agrees to coach. Unfortunately, her style is more suited for a Pee Wee league. After the team loses six games, Julia suggests a more aggressive...

Mar 10, 2022

Tread Perilously's Women First month continues with an episode of The Golden Girls called "Mister Terrific."

After meeting him at the mall, Rose starts dating local afternoon children's show host Mister Terrific. He's not a DC superhero, but he does seem to believe in his television persona to an unsettling degree. When...

Mar 3, 2022

Tread Perilously begins a month of Women First television shows with an episode of Maude called "The Slumlord."

When a man pickets in front of Maude's house, she discovers Walter invested in a slum. After inviting the man in, she harangues Walter into divesting his interest in the building. But the news spreads quickly...