Earl Hamner, Jr. almost wasn't cast as the narrator for The Waltons They auditioned everybody in town before the series creator unexpectedly got the job.
The British butler in Columbo's British episode couldn't film in Britain because he was a tax exile Wilfrid Hyde-White had to film his scenes in California for the overseas mystery!
R.I.P. Warren Berlinger, frequent Happy Days guest star and Joey Bishop Show funnyman He memorably received a heart transplant on 'Emergency!' and raced in 'The Cannonball Run.'
These candid pictures of classic stars are pure Christmas nostalgia See behind the scenes images of Andy Griffith, Judy Garland and the Beatles in a pantomime show.
Loretta Swit has important Christmas shopping advice for parents The M*A*S*H star shares a lesson from under her childhood Christmas tree.
Carol Burnett and Jim Nabors prove classic TV bonds run deep "We hit it off immediately." The TV icons became practically family.
R.I.P. Abby Dalton, star of The Joey Bishop Show and Falcon Crest She also appeared in fantastic episodes of The Rifleman, Maverick and Rawhide — not to mention hundreds of game shows.
The man behind Darth Vader's mask was once on The Beverly Hillbillies Before he was the most feared villain in the galaxy, David Prowse played bagpipes for Elly May.
Don Knotts laughed so hard in this Andy Griffith Show scene, it had to be reshot 20 times Even a comedy pro couldn't help but to crack up and ruin the scene over and over again.
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Marion Ross once came to Pat Morita's rescue after a mudslide destroyed his family's home There were 33,000 cubic feet of mud to dig through. "She came in her heels."
Opie's friend Joey reached out decades later to remember that time Don Knotts dressed up as an old lady Child actor Joe Stannard was also frequently Ron Howard's stand-in.
Before he was Marshal Dillon, James Arness was the terrorizing ''giant carrot'' in The Thing Was Arness truly ashamed of his role as the Thing? Not so, according to the man himself.
The star and the director of the 1961 'Combat!' pilot died in separate helicopter accidents 30 years later Former colleagues Vic Morrow and Boris Sagal perished within months of each other.
A determined fan used his wedding to break through Frances Bavier's wall of silence You could say he was the last fan to get advice from Aunt Bee.
Virginia Grey's own love story was more tragic than her romance with Major Seth Adams on Wagon Train The overlooked Hollywood beauty played Seth Adams' lost soulmate, but in the real world, her real soulmate, Clark Gable, got snatched away.
Andy Griffith once teased Don Knotts for not being a ''tough dad'' Don's daughter Karen tells a hilarious story about Andy's parenting advice behind the scenes of The Andy Griffith Show.
Can you find the real original Flintstones title? How well do you know the first opening sequence from the modern stone age?
Match these food episodes to the correct TV shows! Who told these stories about pickles, turkeys, cookies and vegetables?
The Big Lebowski once appeared on Walton's Mountain, as the first writer John-Boy ever meets Richard Thomas said his episode with David Huddleston was one of his favorites.
The beloved actor behind this loathsome M*A*S*H officer truly loved playing bad guys Kevin Hagen is famous for playing a kind TV doctor on Little House, but this cold-hearted colonel was much more his style.
Barbara Baldavin had close ties to Star Trek production — and they still forgot her character's name Did you ever catch this character's two different names in ''Shore Leave''?
The history of how Thanksgiving helped make silly home videos a surprise TV hit A massive holiday snowstorm helped make viral videos an American tradition.
This unique M*A*S*H episode is basically a Hawkeye one-man show It’s the only episode that features just one main cast member.
Were these shows ever on TV the same time as The Waltons? Could you watch The Waltons the same year as Bonanza, Adam-12 or Happy Days?
How well do you remember the Cheers episode ''Thanksgiving Orphans''? Insults aren’t the only things that get thrown around in this holiday classic!
There’s only one Gunsmoke episode where Chester, Quint and Festus all appear Another rare occurrence — Festus gets a shave!
Do you remember the fictional last names of these TV stars? Lucille Ball, Andy Griffith and Mary Tyler Moore all used different last names for their characters.
Which Barney Fife best matches your personality? Which Fife fits you?
Can you guess the Dragnet decade by the types of crimes? Match these cases to the correct era!
Andy's dad Carl Griffith made a brief cameo on The Andy Griffith Show Here's why some say Carl was the inspiration for Sheriff Andy.
Alan Alda perfectly explains how meaningful it is to own a family dog Alda is much more of a dog lover compared to Hawkeye. Every dog owner can relate.
Can you guess which Andy Griffith Show actors said these quotes? Match the actors to quotes about guitars, Jack Benny, and show business.
Can you tell the difference between Johnny Crawford and Ronny Howard? How well do you know these Sixties child stars?
The co-creators of Scooby Doo wrote together before they ever met Ken Spears and Joe Ruby recently passed away just months apart.
Did you notice that the same minor criminal appeared in both Adam-12 and Dragnet? What's the deal with ''Steve Deal''?
Can you match these aunt and uncle characters to the right show? Do you know Uncle Fester, Aunt Harriet and Uncle Leo?