Lee Meriwether explained the awkward mechanics of smooching on Sixties TV The former Miss America used to envy actors who locked lips onscreen… until it came time for her to pucker up.
Buddy Ebsen once battled James Arness in a yacht race across the Pacific Ocean Place your bets! Who do you think won: Jed Clampett or Marshal Matt Dillon?
Popeye was inspired by a real man who never backed down from a fight Creator E.C. Segar based his character on the toughest man in his hometown.
The Carol Burnett Show's Lyle Waggoner reinvented a fundamental part of the film and TV industry He lived up to his name creating “Waggons” for the stars.
9 times Parley Baer played a mayor on TV His roles on The Andy Griffith Show and The Addams Family were just two of his many TV terms in office!
R.I.P. Felix Silla, Cousin Itt of The Addams Family and Twiki on Buck Rogers Silla was one of the few surviving cast members of The Addams Family. He was 84.
7 obscure TV series that share a name with far more famous shows and movies Friends, The Sixth Sense and The Ghost Busters were all… Seventies shows!
Happy Days recreated the moment Joan Jett decided to become a rockstar The Runaways rocker was 15 when Suzi Quatro — better known to Fonzie fans as Leather Tuscadero — blew her mind.
Earl Hamner acted very out of character after his daughter saw Born Free and uncaged a pet Despite his message in the episode "The Last Mustang," the Waltons creator felt one animal did not deserve to roam free.
13 altogether ooky facts about 'The Addams Family' Learn how Jodie Foster, asbestos and the color pink all relate to the creepy, kooky clan.
Wesley Lau was the unheralded supporting star of Perry Mason …but he was not a big fan of wearing a hat.
Anthony Hopkins was in the Carol Burnett Show audience for its most famous sketch He witnessed one of the show’s funniest moments live.
R.I.P. Lee Aaker, child star who played Rusty in 'The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin' He later became a carpenter. He was 77.
Mike Farrell said B.J. was more likable than Trapper John Looks like we’ve got a popularity contest in the 4077th!
Just once Denver Pyle wanted to play the guy who gets the girl Aunt Bee was just another in a long line of ladies who rejected the veteran character actor onscreen.
Ann-Margret's TV debut came on The Flintstones She came a long way to become a superstar: from living in a funeral home to singing "Bye, Bye Birdie" to babysitting Pebbles.
8 great Looney Tunes shorts that don’t star any main characters Even without Daffy or Bugs, these cartoons are classics.
Harry Morgan had trouble finding the right personality for Col. Potter when he joined M*A*S*H He wanted to make Potter ''more wacky'' and keep an iconic piece of Henry Blake's costume.
Did these Gunsmoke guest stars play heroes or villains? Were these memorable characters good or evil?
Mike Farrell was not a big fan of TV until M*A*S*H came along "Someone offered me a pilot role before this and I rejected it," he said in 1975.
Peter Falk admitted that one form of acting gave him an ''anxiety attack'' The year 1972 had its ups and down for the Columbo star.
Ken Curtis said Festus had more to offer Gunsmoke than Chester Goode "Chester was always whining along behind Matt," Curtis joked.
Can you recognize these classic TV stars performing on The Ed Sullivan Show? They did everything from Broadway scenes to comedy routines!
The creator of Maverick wrote tongue-in-cheek instructions for making the show "Writers and directors of Maverick are requested to live dangerously."
Ron Howard wasn't stoked when Henry Winkler stole the spotlight on Happy Days “I was still in every scene, and my parts were the same, but I felt awkward,” Howard said.
The Three Stooges said children would attack them in public A nine-year-old thwacked them with a cane on the boardwalk.
How well do you know Rosey the Robot from The Jetsons? Put your knowledge of the iconic mechanical maid to the test!
Is this Ron Howard in Happy Days or something else? He was all over TV in the 1970s.
R.I.P. James Hampton, F Troop bugler and Michael J. Fox's dad in Teen Wolf The Oklahoma native also played a ranch hand on The Doris Day Show.
Elizabeth MacRae had to ''relearn'' her Southern accent to play Lou-Ann Poovie The well-educated performer utilized method acting to play Gomer's girlfriend.
Bernard Fox wanted Malcolm Merriweather to replace Barney Fife The actor who played Andy's English valet once shared his dream of what happened after Malcolm left Mayberry.
Can you find the one show that was NOT on the air in 1969? Which one of these classic shows didn’t air new episodes that year?
Are these episodes of The Fugitive or Creedance Clearwater Revival songs? Do you know the difference between "Moon Child" and "Bad Moon Rising"?
Can you guess which Looney Tunes characters are in these cartoons based on the opening shots alone? See if you can get every question right from the start.
The network wanted to make Gunsmoke 90 minutes long, but James Arness shot that idea down He also proudly described the Western as "drab and dirty."
Can you guess how old these TV elders were when their shows premiered? Many were young at heart… and some were just young!
Are these the names of Foghorn Leghorn cartoons or real chicken restaurants? Do you know “Party Fowl” from “All Fowled Up”?