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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