7 Cheesy TV Shows That Fizzled – Fandom Spotlite


In the eighties, lots of science fiction, fantasy and superhero style TV shows were tried… and failed. Check out this list of 7 such shows. We discuss Starman, Voyagers, Automan, Galactica 1980, Manimal, Wizards and Warriors, and The Phoenix! Plus, as a bonus, we talk about a pilot that never got off the ground.

While these days we have science fiction, fantasy and superhero shows galore, years ago these types of entertainment were not an easy sell. When you check out this list, you’ll realize why. The cheese is strong with these shows.

About Kyle Williamson

"Captain" Kyle Williamson is a cosplayer, actor, writer, fan and author of "The Elements of Cosplay: The Costume and Beyond." He has also interviewed hundreds of actors, authors and cosplayers and has moderated panels for conventions such as Wizard World, Retro Con, Terrificon, Farpoint and Shore Leave to name a few. You can follow him on Twitter @captainkylepa and Instagram @captainkylephilly.

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