Mark Frost - Hill Street Blues
01.16.2018 - By The Bicks Do...Shakespeare
Hill Street Blues was one of the most decorated TV series of all time, and just happened to be where Mark Frost got his first taste of running a major network TV show.
Join us and our special guest Stacy as we take a quick survey of the show, analyzing it for its historical impact and context, as well as the major threads that connect it to Twin Peaks. We also took quite a few dives into vaguely connected topics including the joy of 80s sweeps weeks, the Reagan administration, "The Great Imposter" Barry Bremen, and David Mamet, for good measure. Does this once-lauded show hold up today? What was Mark Frost's impact on it? And what does it reveal about Twin Peaks? Join the Bicks to find out!
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