Episode #44 – When TV Turns into Movies

Typically whenever a television show is canceled, we tend to think that’s the end for it, but more and more we see that isn’t necessarily the case. It isn’t uncommon for a show to have a semblance of a second life as a movie. This usually comes in two varieties: sometimes a show just gets a reimagined adaptation as a movie, and other times we see a show get a movie to tie up some loose ends left behind from the series or to just continue the adventures. What is it like seeing something that works so well in its original form as a tv series transition and transform itself into a film?  The panel looks at tv shows that become movies.

Credits

Panel:
Zack Slater
Frank Melman (on Twitter)
Tommy Smithereens (on Twitter)
Clifton (on Twitter)

Produced by Zack Slater

Produced/Edited by Clifton (on Twitter)

Engineered by Mike BlueLion209

Music: Arpy – Dan Henig  
Support by RFM – NCM: https://bit.ly/2xGHypM

Episode Notes TV Movies

The Incredible Hulk Returns (1988)

Thor in The Incredible Hulk Returns played by Eric Allan Kramer (Good Luck Charlie)

The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989)

Daredevil in The Trial of the Incredible Hulk

The Death of the Incredible Hulk (1990)

Sex and the City

The X-Files Films (1998 & 2008)

The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)

Veronica Mars (2014)

Deadwood The Movie (2019)

Michelle’s Flintstones Birthday from Full House

Serenity (2005)

Power Rangers the Movie (1995)

Costumes from Power Rangers the Movie

G.I. Joe the Movie (1987)

Opening from G.I. Joe the Movie

Transformers the Movie (1986)

“Instruments of Destruction” from Transformers the Movie

Poor, poor Wheel-Jack from Transformers the Movie (and Wind Charger)

Star Trek The Motion Picture (1979)

Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan (1982)

The Last Airbender (2010)

The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)

A Very Brady Christmas (1988 TV Movie)

The Fugitive (1993)

Mission: Impossible

21 Jump Street & 22 Jump Street (2012 & 2014)

Charlie’s Angels (2000)

Miami Vice (2006)

Get Smart (2008)


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