It Was a Thing on TV Twin Pack: Episodes 153 & 154 – TKO (1989 Pilot)/S.O.S. Titanic

This Week on It Was a Thing on TV, the gang looks at an unsold pilot with a familiar name in the game show world along with looking at a TV movie about the Titanic. 

First, does this remind you of anything?  Does this remind you of many things?  Mark Goodson’s last original format, TKO was a little bit of a number of shows, from Jeopardy! to Blockbusters to Couch Potatoes

Then, with the anniversary of it’s sinking having just passed, we take a look at S.O.S. Titanic. A made-for-TV movie that aired on ABC in 1979 which until it’s Blu-ray/DVD release last year hadn’t been seen by many in it’s original broadcast length. 

It’s a star-studded TV movie featuring David Warner, Ian Holm, Helen Mirren, Cloris Leachman, David Janssen and Susan St. James (UH-OH!). 

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