Kelly Bedard

It’s time, once again, for the┬áTV on DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount (not technically limited to TV): Hercules Because the world Definitely needed a version of Hercules starring the Rock and directed by Brett Ratner, of all people. If it were up to me, we would have stopped adapting this myth when Disney […]

  Kelly Bedard

The 7th season of Laverne & Shirley (just released on DVD) is at once a perfect encapsulation of the series as it stands in TV history and a complete anomaly. The characters are exactly the same (Laverne= saucy, free-wheeling loudmouth; Shirley= uptight innocent; Lenny & Squiggy= strange and over-the-top; Carmine= all over the place but […]

  Kelly Bedard

I’m too young for this. The Garry Marshall property I grew up with was Runaway Bride (and, later, The Princess Diaries) so you’ll excuse me if I have no idea who Joanie and Chachi are. That’s an overstatement of course; as one of those cartoonish people who honestly took a university course called “The History […]