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The Tommyknockers Miniseries Should Be Blasted Into Space

The Losers' Club trudges through ABC's exhausting Stephen King adaptation

The Tommyknockers, ABC, Jimmy Smits, Marg Helgenberger
The Tommyknockers (ABC)
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“Director John Power gives the fright thing a try, but the writing is pedestrian, the characters obvious.” –Tony Scott,Variety

Constant Listeners, enter at your own risk.

Join Losers Justin Gerber, Dan Caffrey, and McKenzie Gerber as they gather around the television and trudge though ABC’s 1993 miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s The Tommyknockers. Not even Jimmy Smits can save this one.

Listen above and return next week when the Losers share some Needful Tweets, visit Hollywood King, and empty out another dusty Bag of Bones. In the meantime, please show your support by leaving us a review.

Chapters include: First Introductions, Derry Public Library (6:20), Heroes and Villains (16:00), Nightmares and Dreamscapes (44:00), The Sematary (52:00), Poundcake (58:00), King’s Dominion (01:03:00), and Overall Thoughts (01:06:00).

Links

— Listen and Follow: Coach Hop

— In Case You Missed It: Stephen King’s The Tommyknockers Needed More Tinkering

— Editorial: The Generation That Grew Up on Stephen King is Taking Him Back

— Editorial: Let’s Not Fuck Up This Stephen King Renaissance, Okay?

Feature: Behold, The Stephen King Cinematic Universe!

— Guide: Stephen King in Five Films

— Ranking: Every Stephen King Movie, Miniseries, TV Show from Worst to Best

List: The Top 10 Stephen King Film Adaptations

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