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AUGUST 8:  SCREAMS, BLOOD, AND MURDER – TODAY ON BLOODY MURDER MONDAY!!! Check out the News tab‘s top story for more details!

AUGUST 5: FOUR CRITTERS AND A BAD TRIP – THIS WEEK ON THE FRIDAY FUN-TIME FIVE!!! (see below for details)

AUGUST 3:  YEAH, WE GOT LOCUST – BIG ONES – ON THE DUNGEON OF DR. DRECK!!! Check out the News tab‘s top story for more details!

AUGUST 1:  THE NEW ADVENTURES OF TARZAN CONCLUDES – TODAY ON DON’S BREAKFAST SERIAL!!! Check out the News tab‘s top story for more details!

JULY 29: PARTIES, WOLVES, AND MONSTERS – THE SUMMER FUN CONTINUES ON THE FRIDAY FUN-TIME FIVE!!! (see below for details)

JULY 27:  DEADLY AFTERSHAVE, DEADLY BATS, AND DEADLY AND ARACHNA – IT’S BEWARE THEATER TODAY ON BETA MAX TV!!! Check out the News tab‘s top story for more details!

JULY 22: CHANGING CAREERS – OR FORMS – THIS WEEK ON THE FRIDAY FUN-TIME FIVE!!! (see below for details)

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2022

FOUR CRITTERS AND A BAD TRIP – THIS WEEK ON THE FRIDAY FUN-TIME FIVE!!!

We’ve got a menagerie of strange and interesting creatures and a plane trip you definitely don’t want to use your frequent flyer miles for on this week’s Beta Max TV FRIDAY FUN-TIME FIVE!

That’s not a good doggie in WEREWOLF IN A GIRLS’ DORMITORY on After Hours Cinema. Lee presents this 1963 Italian/Austrian horror exploitation movie about a grisly killing outside a girl’s reformatory by a snarling, wolf-man-like creature that causes everyone to be a suspect – especially a newly arrived teacher.

Then there’s some critters that look like doggies – but they’re not supposed to be – in THE KILLER SHREWS on Tennessee Macabre.  Deke, Grim, and Morty screen the 1959 Ken Curtis film about a group of people trapped on an island where a doctor has created a pack of giant killer shrews through his genetic experiments.

It’s not a purple people eater, but the critter in ALIEN CONTAMINATION on The Midnight Movie only has one eye!  Triv and the gang feature a 1980 Italian sci-fi movie about a one-eyed alien creature that uses mind-controlled humans to spread egg-like orbs that explode and dissolve people instantly.

You might want to take the bus rather than board the plane in MURDER ON FLIGHT 502 on Mansion Of Mystery.  A note on an in-flight plane threatens murders. When bodies start piling up, the pilot must find the killer before it’s too late.Featuring an all-star cast!  The Mansion is hit by disaster after disaster – blizzard, tidal wave, meteors – and then things get worse!

And it’s high-hoppin’ fisticuffs action with a kangaroo named MATILDA on The Cinema Snob. The Snob reviews the 1979 film about a kangaroo whose boxing ability catapults him and his manager to fame, fortune, and an underworld entanglement! Elliot Gould, Paul Guardino.

Creatures of all shapes and sizes and a flight you’d be glad to miss bring all the fun and frights this week in the FRIDAY FUN-TIME FIVE on your home for B-movies… and critters.  Beta Max TV!!!

FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022

PARTIES, WOLVES, AND MONSTERS – THE SUMMER FUN CONTINUES ON THE FRIDAY FUN-TIME FIVE!!!

Having fun and fighting monsters  – typical summer activities on the Beta Max TV FRIDAY FUN-TIME FIVE!

It’s beach blanket beastie time with Uncle Pete for THE BEACH GIRLS AND THE MONSTER on the Dark Vault Of Public Domain.  Fun loving beachcombers dance, listen to rock and roll and get attacked by an unknown monster that might be a mutant South American carnivorous fish – or is it!.

The Marquis DeBlood gets a visit from that horned partier from parts really hot in THE DEVIL on The Horror Of It All’s Silent Screams.  When the Devil, in human form, overhears a young couple say evil could never triumph over good, he takes it as a challenge and begins to work for the couple’s downfall as they battle his plans. (1921) George Arliss

It time for a celebration with Mistress Malicious on Mistress Peace Theatre’s 3 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY! Mistress Malicious celebrates Mistress Peace Theatre’s 3rd anniversary with a summer cast party, several indie shorts, and an episode of Beaucoup Askew’s Fashion Trashin!

There’s a critter on the loose – and it’s not friendly in Lord Blood-Rah’s Nerve Wrackin’ Theatre with SCREAM AT THE WOLF. A series of murders appear to be the work of an animal but the evidence points towards a werewolf. When a woman is bitten and survives she fears the worse. Peter Graves, Clint Walker, dir. – Dan Curtis (1974)

And there’s another wolf – or something – on the prowl in THE FACE AT THE WINDOW on Formerly CrappicsFreezer Mortis presents an English horror thriller about a series of murders said to be the work a grotesque creature known as the Wolf Man. When a bank teller is falsely accused, he sets out to find the real killer (1939)

Sure there’s werewolves, monsters and the Devil.  But there’s also parties parties parties on the FRIDAY FUN-TIME FIVE from your home for B-movies… and always a reason to celebrate!  Beta Max TV!!!

FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2022

CHANGING CAREERS – OR FORMS – THIS WEEK ON THE FRIDAY FUN-TIME FIVE!!

There’s a bunch of folks switching jobs and species this week in the Beta Max TV FRIDAY FUN-TIME FIVE!!!

It a switch from firefighter to private detective in The Weirdness Really Bad Movie presentation of LAST ALARM.  A career firefighter, forced to retire at 65, starts his own investigation to track down a serial arsonist when a fellow firefighter is killed in one of the fires. (1940) Dave and Mike host from the Mansfield Fire Museum.

It’s a switch from mild-mannered science student to blood-thirsty monster on The Midnight Movie with HORROR HIGH.  The gang screens this 1971 horror film about a nerdly high school student who develops a Jeckyl and Hyde-like formula and becomes a deadly beast killing his tormentors after he ingests the potion.

Switching jobs – a lot – is the theme on Beaucoup Askew’s Fashion Trashin episode MOONLIGHTING MANIA.  Diamond and Cinnamon discuss some of the multitude of other jobs they have to earn a living outside Fashion Trashin. Visions of the Future looks at the next big thing in food transporters.

There’s a species swap on cycles in WEREWOLVES ON WHEELS on Macabre Theatre. Deke, Morty, and Grim present this 1971 film about a biker gang that stumbles on an old monastery now run by a Satanic cult who curses the gang leader and his girl to become werewolves. Billy Gray, Barry McGuire

And of course we have the classic switch – from dead to living – in LIFE RETURNS on Spine Chilling Cinema.  Oliver the Caretaker Collins presents an unusual 1935 movie about 3 young doctors working to create a life-restoring serum. Two abandon the project but one dedicates his life to it, finally getting the chance to test it years later.

Sometimes change is good,  Sometimes it’s downright deadly in the FRIDAY FUN-TIME FIVE on your home for B-movies…  and lots of changes!  Beta Max TV!!!