The Waltons creator Earl Hamner Jr. explained why Richard Thomas was the perfect John-Boy "I often said he made a better John-Boy than I did being me."
Columbo's catchphrase came about because the writers were admittedly ''lazy'' The Columbo creators simply needed to stretch out a scene.
Sgt. Joe Friday never actually said ''Just the facts, ma'am'' on Dragnet That's just a fact, ma'am.
QUIZ: Which Betty White character are you? Find out which iconic Betty White character fits your personality the best.
Malloy and Reed of Adam-12 showed off their goofy sides on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In "I sure wish you wouldn't slam the door on my line."
R.I.P. Carol Serling, the wife of Rod Serling who made a cameo in Twilight Zone: The Movie The caretaker of the Twilight Zone legacy was 91.
Fred Flintstone's favorite drink inspired a real-life soda pop Cactus Cooler showed up in the late-'60s, after Barney and Fred guzzled down Cactus Coola.
16 smells that will take you right back to childhood in the 1960s Take a whiff of the Sixties.
The kid who played Ritchie Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show got discovered by his parents' mailman It was actually Larry Mathews' inexperience that got him cast!
9 short-lived 1980s crime dramas Wonder woman, cowboys, and young Thanos were all catching bad guys in the 80s.
7 forgotten, gritty cop shows of the 1960s Where else could you find a boxing champion undercover and Spock in leather?
You probably missed these references to Adam-12 in Heathers and The Matrix You can find nods to the cop show in two cult films of the '80s and '00s.
This semi-regular M*A*S*H actor sneakily played two roles in one episode This recurring "corpsman" appeared in 23 episodes over 10 years!
Collector's Call Web Extras: Rare props from Planet of the Apes, Star Trek, The Brady Bunch and more! Get a deeper look at items from the "Meet Mancow" collection.
Can you find the ONE television show that did NOT last 10 seasons? One of these series aired for nine seasons.
Can guess the decade when these baby names were most popular? Can you remember the most popular name in your school?
Stephen King's It was in some ways a miniature reunion of The Waltons Horror fans can thank The Waltons for helping to faithfully bring The Losers Club to life.
Holy walk of fame, Batman! Burt Ward finally gets his Hollywood Star The star is located next to Adam West's.
R.I.P. Edd Byrnes, the hip Kookie of 77 Sunset Strip The comb-loving actor was 87.
Bob Denver had just one major dramatic role on a medical series Paging Dr. Gilligan…
Can you recognize Andy Griffith Show characters in Westerns? How far is it from Mayberry to Dodge City?
10 one-hit wonders from 1980 that range from funny to funky Let's drive our "Cars" back to "Funkytown."
R.I.P. Buck Henry of Get Smart and Saturday Night Live fame The Oscar-nominated writer came up with "the cone of silence." He was 89.
7 things you never knew about Kent McCord of Adam-12 Playing football with Elvis can lead to hosting parades.
Mayberry's original mayor deserves more respect The character was based on a real businessman in Andy Griffith's hometown!
Can you find ONE classic TV family that only had two kids? Try to keep count of all those Cartwrights, Bradys and Waltons.
Solve a case and we'll tell you who to partner with Do you belong in Mayberry or on the streets of L.A.?
The Waltons house was also a rather important home in Mayberry Decades later, the Waltons house became the center of Gilmore Girls, too.
The iconic Friends fountain first made a big splash on The Monkees Peter was playing in the water decades before Chandler.
Can you name all these funky, groovy cars from the 1970s? Let's see how well you know these AMCs, VWs and Chevys.
8 pieces of merchandise that prove M*A*S*H was the biggest show of the early '80s From toys and games to beers and bed sheets.
Can you tell if these close-ups are the Walton children or the von Trapp children? Are those baby blues John-Boy's or Liesl's? You tell us!
Can you guess the classic TV show from its lunch box artwork? Try not to get stuck! Thermos of Tang not included.
Shatner Claus surprised the LAPD with a Christmas Day feast The actor stopped by to give his thanks to those working on Christmas Day
William Shatner is pretty sure he's going into space and knows he might not come back The 88 year old actor said that it "seems likely" that he'll be blasting off.