Monday, October 30, 2023

Monsters (1988)

Podcast episode 54. A complete look at Monsters, the syndicated series from Laurel Entertainment which ran 1988-1991. The origins of George Romero, Night of the Living Dead, the birth of the modern zombie, Romero's Laurel Entertainment, and the films that led up to the creation of Monsters
Full episode guide and behind the scenes of show production, structure, writing, effects, and the people involved in the making of your favorite show. 

Intro/episode rundown 0-1:10:00

Behind the Scenes 1:10:00-end

In the credits I mistakenly omitted Martin Grams' well-researched book Way Out: A History and Episode Guide to Roald Dahl's Spooky 1961 Television Programwhich was key in being able to include the details about that series.

Also be sure to read Terror Television: American Series, 1970-1999 by John Kenneth Muir

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