Monday, July 11, 2022

Forgotten TV ep 48 - The Powers of Matthew Star

The complete history of the origins and production of NBC's 1982 series The Powers of Matthew Star is presented. Produced by Paramount Television; starring Peter Barton, Lou Gossett, Jr., and Amy Steel. 


Intro and episode rundown. 0-1:19:35
Behind the scenes pt 1: Origins, casting, first pilot, troubles at NBC, show production, music. 1:19:35-2:15:55
Behind the scenes pt 2: Directors, writers, filming locations, show retooling, after Matthew Star. 2:15:55-3:05:05
Next time/credits. 3:05:05-end

The Powers of Matthew Star on DVD


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