Category: Cult TV Essentials

Cult TV Essentials: Psychoville

Between the cult classic ‘The League of Gentlemen’ and the critically acclaim of ‘Inside Number 9’ there was ‘Psychoville’. Reece Shearsmith’s and Steve Pemberton’s psychological horror comedy mystery seems almost forgotten now, but it deserves so much more. Just like ‘The League of Gentlemen’ ‘Psychoville’ see’s Shearsmith and […]

Cult TV Essentials: Pintados

Debuting on September 4th 1999, Pintados (aka The Painted Ones) was a Philippine television drama action series directed by Mark Reyes that ran for 52 episodes. The show follows five ordinary teenagers, Reewa (Angelika dela Cruz), Daniel (Michael Flores), Antonio (Vandolph Quizon), Maya (Assunta de Rossi) and Pido (Sherwin […]

Cult TV Essentials: Power Rangers Zero

Hitting our screens in 1996 (for 50 episodes) Power Rangers Zeo begins immediately after the events of Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers, where Tommy, Adam, Rocky, Tanya, Katherine and Billy witness the destruction of the Command Center. After recovering, the powerless Rangers discover the Zeo Crystal intact in the rubble—apparently […]

Cult TV Essentials: Strange Report

Broadcast in 1969, Strange Report ran for 16 episodes and followed Adam Strange (Anthony Quayle) – a retired Home Office criminologist who took on special cases that had been marked “Open File” by various government departments. Strange was assisted by Hamlyn “Ham” Gynt (Kaz Garas), Evelyn (Anneke Wills) and Professor […]

Cult TV Essentials: Fireman

Hitting Japanese television in 1973 and running for 30 episodes, Fireman (aka Magma Man) was a superhero who battled various monster kaiju. These monsters appeared because a strange phenomenon happened throughout the world, causing giant, mutant monsters to appear. Luckily for the planet the people of the Aban […]