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R.I.P. John Karlen, star of Dark Shadows and Cagney & Lacey The actor, frequently seen on police shows, was 86 years old. January 23, 2020, 10:28AM
You probably missed this reference to the MASH movie in the M*A*S*H TV show Ever wonder what happened to Duke Forrest? January 23, 2020, 10:21AM
9 British TV shows that made it to America in the 1960s The British Invasion went beyond the Beatles. January 22, 2020, 9:18PM
Some Andy Griffith Show actors also voiced memorable product mascots You can find Ernie Keebler, Mayor McCheese, Tony the Tiger and more in Mayberry! January 22, 2020, 4:19PM
R.I.P. Terry Jones, founding member of Monty Python The actor, director, and screenwriter was 77 years old. January 22, 2020, 9:07AM
Raymond Burr had a key role in the very first episode of Dragnet 1951 was a breakout year for the future Perry Mason. January 21, 2020, 3:52PM
We're getting a 'Kung Fu' movie from the director of 'Deadpool 2' The 1972 TV show will finally be hitting Hollywood with an action-experienced director January 21, 2020, 3:26PM
What ever happened to the seven kids from the Waltons? One set a skydiving record, another became a teacher in rural Virginia. January 21, 2020, 2:01PM
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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." January 21, 2020, 8:57AM
Columbo's catchphrase came about because the writers were admittedly ''lazy'' The Columbo creators simply needed to stretch out a scene. January 20, 2020, 4:47PM
Ever notice two of Andy's girlfriends lived in the same Mayberry house? It's also the location where Andy first falls for Ellie! January 20, 2020, 3:27PM
Collector's Call Web Extras: Inside a million-dollar Elvis Presley collection Don't step on these vintage blue shoes! January 19, 2020, 8:30PM
Sgt. Joe Friday never actually said ''Just the facts, ma'am'' on Dragnet That's just a fact, ma'am. January 17, 2020, 2:37PM
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." January 16, 2020, 1:47PM
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. January 15, 2020, 4:22PM
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. January 15, 2020, 3:28PM
16 smells that will take you right back to childhood in the 1960s Take a whiff of the Sixties. January 15, 2020, 2:45PM
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! January 14, 2020, 10:27AM
9 short-lived 1980s crime dramas Wonder woman, cowboys, and young Thanos were all catching bad guys in the 80s. January 14, 2020, 10:19AM
7 forgotten, gritty cop shows of the 1960s Where else could you find a boxing champion undercover and Spock in leather? January 13, 2020, 4:26PM
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. January 13, 2020, 1:33PM
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! January 13, 2020, 11:48AM
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. January 12, 2020, 8:30PM
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. January 10, 2020, 11:08AM
Holy walk of fame, Batman! Burt Ward finally gets his Hollywood Star The star is located next to Adam West's. January 10, 2020, 10:15AM
R.I.P. Edd Byrnes, the hip Kookie of 77 Sunset Strip The comb-loving actor was 87. January 9, 2020, 4:40PM
Bob Denver had just one major dramatic role on a medical series Paging Dr. Gilligan… January 9, 2020, 3:09PM
10 one-hit wonders from 1980 that range from funny to funky Let's drive our "Cars" back to "Funkytown." January 9, 2020, 11:33AM
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. January 9, 2020, 9:34AM
7 things you never knew about Kent McCord of Adam-12 Playing football with Elvis can lead to hosting parades. January 8, 2020, 4:09PM
Mayberry's original mayor deserves more respect The character was based on a real businessman in Andy Griffith's hometown! January 8, 2020, 2:53PM
The Waltons house was also a rather important home in Mayberry Decades later, the Waltons house became the center of Gilmore Girls, too. January 8, 2020, 11:37AM
The iconic Friends fountain first made a big splash on The Monkees Peter was playing in the water decades before Chandler. January 7, 2020, 2:22PM
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. January 7, 2020, 11:37AM
Shatner Claus surprised the LAPD with a Christmas Day feast The actor stopped by to give his thanks to those working on Christmas Day January 6, 2020, 2:52PM
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. January 6, 2020, 2:51PM
Ellen DeGeneres credits a bunch of MeTV shows as she wins the Carol Burnett Award Mannix might have been the funniest name-check of the Golden Globes. January 6, 2020, 2:00PM
R.I.P. Natalie Trundy, who went from Perry Mason client to Planet of the Apes regular The actress was married to the Planet of the Apes franchise in more than one way. She was 79. January 6, 2020, 10:04AM
R.I.P. Martin West, who went from Perry Mason client to Assault on Precinct 13 The soap star had recurring roles on General Hospital and As the World Turns. He was 82. January 3, 2020, 3:11PM
7 fascinating facts to learn about Michael Learned of The Waltons The Olivia Walton actress holds an Emmy record and was barely older than her onscreen children. January 3, 2020, 12:50PM
Elinor Donahue admits that Ron Howard was the best child actor she ever worked with Little Ron Howard made a big impact on her during that first season of The Andy Griffith Show. January 2, 2020, 2:07PM
Did you spot all of the Pebbles dolls in this episode of The Flintstones? There were more than 15 dolls in the episode – did you see them? December 25, 2019, 6:00PM
Watch along and play the game: How many times can you spot the Pebbles doll in this episode of The Flintstones? Post your guess of how many dolls you see in the comments below! December 24, 2019, 10:31AM
The Flintstones' pet cat from the closing credits rarely shows up in the actual episodes The cat's most memorable role came in the show's end credits. December 23, 2019, 4:39PM
'Holiday Greetings from the Ed Sullivan Show' was the ultimate pop culture Christmas special This TV gem included everything from the Muppets and the Beatles to Santa playing badminton. December 23, 2019, 3:50PM
The five most popular stories on MeTV in 2019 MeTV fans really, really love The Andy Griffith Show. December 23, 2019, 1:36PM
12 things you never knew about Martin Milner A dozen facts about the beloved Adam-12 star. December 23, 2019, 12:18PM
A story of two very different Christmas gifts from the M*A*S*H cast to the crew Sneak a peek behind the scenes of Christmas on the M*A*S*H set! December 23, 2019, 9:13AM