This Crap Was on National Television? (14)

Manimal Pilot - 1983. Kirk Buchner and  Chris Bournea  look at the misguided idea of Manimal, a cop show/superhero drama.
The Harlem Globetrotters On Gilligan's Island. Kirk Buchner and Chris Bournea look at the last TV Movie of the franchise, and the collaboration that could have only happened in 1981.
Kirk Buchner and Chris Bournea examine the abysmal sci-fi show and blatant Superman rip-off, that starred Louis Gossett Jr., which aired the same year he won the Academy Award.
Kirk Buchner and Chris Bournea examine the failure that was That 80s Show, a show that should have been successful, but was created by people who misremembered that decade.
Kirk Buchner and Chris Bournea look at Kirk's home country with the oldest episode of The Beachcombers; one of the most successful shows in Canadian history.
Kirk Buchner and Chris Bournea examine the most boring and vapid reality show, Are You Hot?, a show that got everything wrong.
The All-Star Rock 'n' Wrestling Saturday Special. Kirk Buchner and Chris Bournea look at the All-Star Rock 'n' Wrestling Saturday Special, which was hosted by Rowdy Roddy Piper. The motley crew of guests included Patti LaBelle, Pee Wee Herman, New Edition,  Captain Lou Albano, Cyndi Lauper and Kareem Abdul Jabbar, and they preview the 1985-86 Saturday Morning Schedule. It is as strange as it sounds.
Kirk Buchner and Chris Bournea tackle the first of what was three #LoveBoat pilots, which bore little resemblance to the hit show that would become.
Kirk Buchner and Chris Bournea examine one of the most despised shows of 1990, #CopRock, and look at how it came to existence.
Kirk Buchner and Chris Bournea tackle the unsuccessful spinoff of Happy Days and examine why this show was such a failure.
Kirk Buchner and Chris Bournea look at the Lee Van Cleef mess, the Master, where he played a ninja. The pilot also guest stars a young Demi Moore.
Kirk Buchner and Chris Bournea examine the horrible tv movie by KISS, KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park.
Kirk Buchner and Chris Bournea examine the 1980 failure that was Pink Lady and Jeff, an ill-conceived variety show on NBC.
Kirk Buchner and Chris Bournea analyze the dreaded 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special, and why nothing worked.