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  1. JohnHopper

    What did you watch this week in classic TV on DVD(or Blu)?

    TELEFILM Cinema Center 100 Presents A Step Out of Line (CBS/1971) producer: Steve Shagan writers: Steve Shagan and S.S. Schweitzer story: Albert Ruben director: Bernard McEveety director of photography: James Crabe composer: Jerry Goldsmith music supervisor: Morton Stevens cast: Peter Falk, Vic...
  2. JohnHopper

    What did you watch this week in classic TV on DVD(or Blu)?

    Amongst the very best season 2 episodes and the best of Michael Garrison’s era. Highly recommended! Michael Garrison's original concept of fabulous fantasy is at its peak here! The doppelgänger and Mary Shelly’s The Creature of Dr. Frankenstein through menbots meet The Wild Wild West! There’s...
  3. JohnHopper

    Tributes To Your Favorite Classic TV Stars

    89th BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE • LEE MERIWETHER (May 27, 1935) Lee Meriwether Biography Lee Ann Meriwether (born May 27, 1935) is an American actress, former model, and the winner of the 1955 Miss America pageant. She has appeared in many films and television shows, notably as Betty Jones, the title...
  4. JohnHopper

    What did you watch this week in classic TV on DVD(or Blu)?

    Just for the fun. Let’s have a good spin and a nice day! SUPERCUT Every Transformation in Wonder Woman (1975-1979)
  5. JohnHopper

    What did you watch this week in classic TV on DVD(or Blu)?

    I’m currently re-watching and reviewing two episodic series that highlight actor Martin Landau. The Wild Wild West: “The Night of the Red-Eyed Madmen” (season 1) Mission: Impossible: “The Council, Part 1 & 2” (season 2) Two worthwhile episodes that I highly recommend!
  6. JohnHopper

    What's the last TV DVD/Blu-ray you bought?

    Yes, sure. Promo code: Hoover.
  7. JohnHopper

    What's the last TV DVD/Blu-ray you bought?

    I just ordered the two volumes of season 1 from The FBI.
  8. JohnHopper

    Tributes To Your Favorite Classic TV Stars

    88th BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE • ANTHONY ZERBE (May 20, 1936) MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE SEASON 2 Episode #15 “The Photographer” (December 17, 1967) producer: Joseph Gantman executive producer: Bruce Geller associate producers: John W. Rogers and Robert F. O’Neill executive in charge of production: Herbert F...
  9. JohnHopper

    Tributes To Your Favorite Classic TV Stars

    88th BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE • ANTHONY ZERBE (May 20, 1936) Anthony Zerbe Biography Anthony Jared Zerbe (born May 20, 1936) is an American actor. His notable film roles include the post-apocalyptic cult leader Matthias in The Omega Man, a 1971 film adaptation of Richard Matheson’s 1954 novel, I Am...
  10. JohnHopper

    Tributes To Your Favorite Classic TV Stars

    BIRTHDAY MEMORIAL • PERNELL ROBERTS (May 18, 1928-January 24, 2010) MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE SEASON 2 Episode #7 “Operation ‘Heart’” (October 22, 1967) producer: Joseph Gantman executive producer: Bruce Geller associate producers: John W. Rogers and Robert F. O’Neill executive in charge of...
  11. JohnHopper

    Tributes To Your Favorite Classic TV Stars

    BIRTHDAY MEMORIAL • PERNELL ROBERTS (May 18, 1928-January 24, 2010) Pernell Roberts Biography Pernell Elven Roberts Jr. (May 18, 1928 – January 24, 2010) was an American stage, film, and television actor, activist, and singer. In addition to guest-starring in over 60 television series, he was...
  12. JohnHopper

    What did you watch this week in classic TV on DVD(or Blu)?

    The Partners “Two or False” (1972) directed by Earl Bellamy written by Bruce Howard guest: Yvonne Craig It’s a fun doppelgänger narrative with three Yvonne Craig and a jewel thief plot. https://ok.ru/video/7272011139787
  13. JohnHopper

    What did you watch this week in classic TV on DVD(or Blu)?

    Belong to my top season 4 episodes (in broadcast order) TNot Big Blackmail TNot Doomsday Formula TNot Sedgewick Curse TNot Kraken TNot Fugitives TNot Fire and Brimstone TNot Camera TNot Avaricious Actuary TNo Miguelitoʼs Revenge TNot Winged Terror, Part I TNot Winged Terror, Part II TNot Janus...
  14. JohnHopper

    What did you watch this week in classic TV on DVD(or Blu)?

    In the last few days, I’ve binge-watched episodes of the Universal spoof cop series The Partners (1971-1972) starring Don Adams (Get Smart), Rupert Crosse, John Doucette, Dick van Patten. It’s good fun and the urban music scores by Lalo Schifrin and Richard Hazard are excellent. It has a fine...
  15. JohnHopper

    Tributes To Your Favorite Classic TV Stars

    BIRTHDAY MEMORIAL • DARREN McGAVIN (May 7, 1922-February 25, 2006) Darren McGavin Biography Darren McGavin (born William Lyle Richardson; May 7, 1922 – February 25, 2006) was an American actor. McGavin began his career working as a set painter for Columbia Pictures. In 1954, he originated roles...
  16. JohnHopper

    Blu-ray Review Mission: Impossible: The Original TV Series Blu-ray Review

    Since I know the series almost by heart, I tend to watch it with the following criteria: by categories by guest actors (recurring, one-shot) by directors by composers Example: recurring guests John Colicos Robert Conrad James Daly Jason Evers Hans Gudegast Steve Ihnat Mark Lenard Joe Maross...
  17. JohnHopper

    Blu-ray Review Mission: Impossible: The Original TV Series Blu-ray Review

    I watched Mission since the 1970’s. I even remembered watching “Bag Woman” (season 6) back then. I adore its music, I mean the original scores (La La Land CD) that I listen in my car on a weekly basis. The Wild Wild West and Mission: Impossible are ‘almost’ identical in terms of characters...
  18. JohnHopper

    Obscure Classic TV Shows - Post Your Favorites!

    The Partners (1971-1972) Creator: Don Adams (Get Smart) Starring Don Adams and Rupert Crosse Lennie Crooke and George Robinson are inept detectives teamed up to solve crimes. Captain Andrews is their exasperated boss, Sgt. Higgenbottom is a smarmy co-worker, and Freddy confesses to most of the...
  19. JohnHopper

    Blu-ray Review Mission: Impossible: The Original TV Series Blu-ray Review

    I watched and reviewed all episodes of Mission: Impossible (1966-1973), I also own the companion book by Patrick J. White and the CD soundtracks from various labels (GNP Crescendo, One Way Records/MCA, La La Land). This message will self destruct in five seconds…
  20. JohnHopper

    Blu-ray Review Mission: Impossible: The Original TV Series Blu-ray Review

    RANKING MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE SEASONS 1. Ranking season 1 episodes Masterpiece “Operation Rogosh” Top list “The Carriers” “Pilot” “Odds on Evil” “The Reluctant Dragon” “The Trial” “The Train” “Snowball in Hell” “Shock” “A Cube of Sugar” “The Frame” Good list “The Legacy” “Action!” “The...
  21. JohnHopper

    What did you watch this week in classic TV on DVD(or Blu)?

    So far, I re-watched and reviewed the following episodic series. The Wild Wild West: “The Night of the Firebrand”, guest starring Pernell Roberts. Mission: Impossible: “Operation Heart”, guest starring Pernell Roberts. The Wild Wild West: “The Night of the Legion of Death”, guest starring...
  22. JohnHopper

    What did you watch this week in classic TV on DVD(or Blu)?

    The cream of the crop remains: “The Chapel at Able-Five” directed: Michael Caffey guest: Fritz Weaver It’s another episode in which Saunders is deprived of one sense (see a case of deafness in “Hear No Evil”) and here, he is blind. To enhance that state of insecurity, a German priest helps...
  23. JohnHopper

    Columbo Coming to Blu-ray on November 21, 2023. See Post #55!

    TOP TEN COLUMBO Ransom for a Dead Man (with Lee Grant) Murder by the Book (with Jack Cassidy) Death Lends a Hand (with Robert Culp) Suitable for Framing (with Ross Martin) The Most Crucial Game (with Robert Culp) A Stitch in Crime (with Leonard Nimoy) Lovely but Lethal (with Vera Miles) Any Old...
  24. JohnHopper

    The Honkers (1972)

    It's on YouTube!
  25. JohnHopper

    The Honkers (1972)

    I finally watched The Honkers and it is the companion piece to Junior Bonner or should I say it’s James Coburn’s answer to Steve McQueen’s Junior Bonner. The tone is different because of the leading actor’s idiosyncrasy and sightly grim but it’s a good film on the whole (actors, script...
  26. JohnHopper

    The Persuaders!

    The New Avengers was produced by the team (Brian Clemens/Albert Fennell) who made The Professionals, by the way. I used to watch the two seasons of The New Avengers back then and still remembered it.
  27. JohnHopper

    The Persuaders!

    You omitted The New Avengers (1976) on your list.
  28. JohnHopper

    Cimarron Strip

    I wish I could watch “Knife in the Darkness” in good condition.
  29. JohnHopper

    Cimarron Strip

    Like I said previously, the three CBS series that need a Blu-Ray release: The Wild Wild West (season 1 DVD is in bad shape) Rawhide (season 4 DVD is in bad shape) Cimarron Strip (the whole season DVD is in bad shape)
  30. JohnHopper

    What did you watch this week in classic TV on DVD(or Blu)?

    I discovered VOYAGE in 1982 through its second season. I was hooked. Prepare to dive, Mr Morton!
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