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5 classic feuds between Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble Whenever commotion could be heard in Bedrock, there's a good chance it's a feud between Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble. May 27, 2022, 2:44PM
The actor behind Barney's cousin Virgil became one of Mayberry's biggest movie stars Michael J. Pollard got nominated for an Oscar seven years after playing Don Knotts' awkward cousin. May 27, 2022, 1:19PM
This M*A*S*H episode took inspiration from Jamie Farr's only Twilight Zone appearance The Klinger actor played a soldier first on Rod Serling’s show. May 27, 2022, 11:55AM
James Nusser made Louie Pheeters into a magnetizing character Gunsmoke producers featured Louie Pheeters as often as possible. May 27, 2022, 10:37AM
Jackie Coogan's grandson joined The Waltons to kick off his career It’s just like they say, like grandfather child star, like grandson child star. May 27, 2022, 10:27AM
Kimmy Gibbler reminded classic TV fans of this Sixties character Fans wondered, could the actors be related? May 26, 2022, 4:46PM
These behind-the-scenes photos prove cardigans were the epitome of cool in the Sixties Who needs a leather jacket? These stars looked stylish in button-down sweaters. May 26, 2022, 2:05PM
R.I.P. Ray Liotta, star of Goodfellas and Field of Dreams He started his career on Eighties TV before jumping to feature films. May 26, 2022, 1:35PM
Constant radio requests led to a Happy Days theme song record in mere days If you ever asked the DJ to put Fonzie's record on, your request was definitely heard. May 24, 2022, 10:07AM
Carolyn Jones had her own Wednesday Addams vibe as a little girl The Addams Family star blamed her asthma on being a sullen young girl. May 24, 2022, 9:18AM
11 TV Westerns Michael Landon appeared in before Bonanza He guest starred in forgotten series and beloved classics alike, and was oddly typecast in the same kind of role on a number of shows. May 20, 2022, 3:52PM
This M*A*S*H Cardinal was the first actor to play Superman in public Ray Middleton's original Superman costume lacked a rather iconic detail. May 20, 2022, 2:40PM
Leslie Winston and Eric Scott developed a special bond beyond The Waltons The actors playing Ben and Cindy Walton both happily married but still became inseparable. May 19, 2022, 4:48PM
Join the party with the Summer of Me 2022! This summer, look forward to a weekly Sunday Block Party, a Bunny Birthday Bash, and... Mr. T! May 18, 2022, 10:31AM
Only David Levy could be trusted to bring The Addams Family to TV Here’s everything you never knew about the only TV producer Charles Addams trusted. May 17, 2022, 11:40AM
Tim O'Connor found true love at 50, three doors down the road The TV actor appeared on M*A*S*H shortly after marrying his neighbor Sheila. May 17, 2022, 11:31AM
R.I.P. Maggie Peterson, beloved singer Charlene Darling on The Andy Griffith Show She also appeared on the big screen with both Andy and Don Knotts. May 17, 2022, 10:57AM
Ernest T. Bass actor Howard Morris predicted Ron Howard would be a director Morris observed little Ronny’s curiosity on the Mayberry set and knew the young star was destined for great things behind the camera. May 16, 2022, 12:36PM
Dr. Joyce Brothers can thank her husband for becoming famous on TV Here’s the forgotten story of how the TV doctor won fame on a game show. May 16, 2022, 11:05AM
New Gilligan's Island apparel now in the MeTV Store The perfect shirts to wear when you're going on a three-hour tour! May 13, 2022, 3:58PM
The disappearance of Lisa Gerritsen remains a mystery to TV fans The child star went from TV Westerns to sharing scenes with Mary Tyler Moore. May 13, 2022, 10:36AM
Jonathan Frakes' career started when he got killed off a soap opera The future Star Trek star once recalled his first major TV role on The Waltons. May 12, 2022, 4:20PM
10 vintage electronics that aren't used much today Were you ever the person with a boombox on your shoulder or a walkman on your hip? May 12, 2022, 1:05PM
Comet from Full House is NOT the same dog as Air Bud But Buddy the Wonder Dog did fill in once on the family sitcom. May 12, 2022, 9:15AM
Audiences mistakenly believed Vito Scotti's characters were played by different actors He might be one of the most convincing character actors on classic TV. May 10, 2022, 12:05PM
The success of Matlock’s TV movie pilot convinced Andy Griffith to return to his first regular TV role in years It scored high ratings and showed that audiences were ready to see a new side of the beloved actor. May 9, 2022, 5:48PM
New Flintstones and Jetsons apparel now in the MeTV Store Take your closet into the future... or back to Bedrock! May 6, 2022, 3:34PM
Do you remember The Bugs Bunny Mother’s Day Special? Originally airing in 1979, it featured Bugs, Granny, Daffy, Foghorn Leghorn and a tipsy stork. May 6, 2022, 2:38PM
Lewis Arquette loved being the head of a talented acting family The veteran character actor's best-known role came on The Waltons. May 6, 2022, 11:09AM
This Happy Days jock became Captain America in the Seventies Reb Brown went from boxing with Ralph Malph to being a superhero. May 5, 2022, 4:49PM
You might recognize these adult actors playing the Full House kids The adult Tanner girls were cast in everything from Happy Days to hit movies. May 5, 2022, 4:01PM
There was a rumor Lee Meriwether was going to marry Joe DiMaggio They were just friends. She tied the knot instead with this Sixties TV star. May 5, 2022, 2:55PM
8 bygone frozen treats that will bring you back to the '90s Nineties ice cream trucks brought us green slime and bugs in our summer treats May 5, 2022, 9:20AM
The rare rag dolls based on The Addams Family have a sweet origin story Today the plush toys sometimes sell for thousands of dollars. May 2, 2022, 3:47PM
This trail-blazing classic TV actor grew up flying planes with her dad She also successfully defended herself in court against litigious press agents after her own lawyer said she "didn’t have a chance." May 2, 2022, 11:57AM
Was this Happy Days episode secretly an Elvis tribute? It aired a few months after we lost the King. April 29, 2022, 2:04PM
This Mayberry moonshiner started acting after retiring Charity Grace went from teaching high school kids to acting with Andy Griffith. April 28, 2022, 3:40PM
William Schallert's one shot at stardom was this shelved animated Sixties sitcom The early TV attempt at mixing live-action and animation had help from The Pink Panther cartoonists. April 28, 2022, 2:07PM
This Full House guest star became the voice of Casper the Friendly Ghost Steven Spielberg chose Malachi Pearson out of hundreds of kids to capture "the innocence of Casper." April 28, 2022, 1:45PM
Did you ever join a mail-order record club like Beaver Cleaver? You could build up a sizable record collection for just pennies, but as Beaver learned, there was always a catch! April 28, 2022, 11:30AM
9 things you never noticed in the reunion movie 'Return to Mayberry' Did you notice Don's daughter and Judy Jetson? April 26, 2022, 3:52PM
This Mayberry charity drive organizer was composer John Williams' mother-in-law Lurene Tuttle was "The First Lady of Radio" before her son-in-law composer wrote the Star Wars soundtrack. April 26, 2022, 11:39AM
MeTV welcomes May with a ''May''berry night! A marvelous Mayberry collection, a reunion movie, and even Mayberry in ''M*A*S*H''! See it all on Sunday, May 1! April 25, 2022, 4:37PM
Get an inside look at Ann-Margret recording her lines and songs for The Flintstones These behind-the-scenes photos from 1963 show the star voicing her modern stone age alter-ego Ann-Margrock. April 22, 2022, 1:38PM
Henry Winkler said he got one chance to play ''Richie Cunningham'' The Eighties movie Night Shift was only Ron Howard's second movie as a director and featured Winkler’s quietest character work. April 22, 2022, 11:39AM
Jackie Coogan married his true love a decade before The Addams Family They kept their marriage a secret, but eventually there was no hiding their love. April 21, 2022, 3:26PM
8 magicians who dazzled us on TV as children These amazing illusionists brought magic to the television in the 1950s, '60s and '70s. April 21, 2022, 2:25PM
Little Jeff Connors was paid handsomely in his Rifleman debut The 7-year-old son of Chuck Connors had two lines of dialogue in a small but sweet role on the classic Western. April 21, 2022, 2:13PM
Meet the twins who played the first Walton grandchild One TV critic claimed the twins portrayed "the perfect child" in baby John Curtis. April 21, 2022, 11:18AM
Full House's theme song composer wanted to be the next Bob Dylan Jesse Frederick wrote basically all of the Nineties' best theme songs. April 21, 2022, 10:49AM