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Cousin Itt actor Felix Silla almost drowned filming this iconic Eighties movie 20 years after The Addams Family ended, Felix Silla had a stuntman scare filming Temple of Doom. November 30, 2021, 10:54AM
The first Benji movie was the final screen role for three beloved classic TV stars, including the dog Francis Bavier and Edgar Buchanan would never be seen again. The same goes for Higgins the dog. November 29, 2021, 2:36PM
R.I.P. Richard Lee-Sung, a M*A*S*H actor who actually served in the Korean War The Texas native was a bartender in Chinatown before becoming a guest star in the 4077th. November 29, 2021, 9:26AM
Here's a rare glimpse behind the scenes of Rosie’s Bar on M*A*S*H "A Night at Rosie’s Bar" required a full day of shooting and a whole lot of pretzels. November 24, 2021, 3:19PM
See Clint Eastwood and the Rawhide set like never before in these stunning color behind-the-scenes photos A photographer caught the iconic cowboy actor doing a handstand between takes. November 24, 2021, 3:10PM
10 holiday gift ideas from the MeTV Store You can get all these goodies and more during our biggest sale of the year! November 24, 2021, 2:00PM
There was a little bit of jealousy between Andy Griffith and Don Knotts Who do YOU think is funnier? November 24, 2021, 11:55AM
Chester’s brother in Gunsmoke was smarter than he looked and the actor who played him was a prodigy ‘Quiz Kid’ on the radio Actor Robert Easton was also a master of accents and became one of the most prolific dialect coaches in Hollywood. November 24, 2021, 11:42AM
10 things you probably forgot about the '80s classic 'A Very Brady Christmas' Everyone returned for this reunion — minus the original Cindy, the original Sam, and Bobby's original hair color. November 24, 2021, 11:13AM
Earl Hamner Jr.'s TV success came as his house began crumbling around him Part of The Waltons creator's drive to make it in Hollywood was wanting to move out of a broken-down house. "We fought the house every day of our lives." November 24, 2021, 10:32AM
Dennis the Menace actor Jay North made his debut as a boy with a Christmas wish in Wanted Dead or Alive A year before he began menacing Mr. Wilson, Jay North hired Josh Randall for a special assignment. November 23, 2021, 3:25PM
This is why Susan Olsen skipped the Brady Christmas movie When her TV family was getting back together for the holidays, she was in Jamaica on her honeymoon. November 23, 2021, 11:02AM
Judy Norton didn’t always like the food served in The Waltons, even in the Thanksgiving episode She always acted the part though, and sometimes that meant taking fake bites. November 22, 2021, 3:45PM
This Thanksgiving, let's toast to Don Knotts' last movie character: a cartoon turkey His comedy in the Sixties inspired the Chicken Little character Mayor Turkey Lurkey. Naturally, Don Knotts voiced the character, too. November 22, 2021, 3:44PM
Mike Farrell loved motorcycles even more than B.J. Hunnicutt He got in at least two accidents, but kept on riding, taking cross-country trips in America, Australia and Europe. November 22, 2021, 12:31PM
R.I.P Art LaFleur, actor in baseball classics ‘The Sandlot’ and ‘Field of Dreams’ The Indiana native also appeared in M*A*S*H and Hill Street Blues among many others. November 22, 2021, 10:46AM
What caused The Waltons creator to spend an entire day giving thanks? Was it his wedding day, the birth of his son, or the day The Waltons premiered? November 18, 2021, 4:34PM
5 times Bugs Bunny ate something other than a carrot There were a few rare occasions where Bugs munched on something other than his signature snack. November 18, 2021, 1:40PM
Out of nowhere, James Arness gifted his $2 million ranch to kids The cowboy's own kids loved the ranch. Once they grew up, he donated the land to the neighborhood kids. November 18, 2021, 11:57AM
Monk once referenced this fan favorite Brady Bunch episode Did you catch the TV detective's nod to Jan Brady's imaginary boyfriend? November 17, 2021, 4:27PM
Did you notice the same footage of Scotty is reused in these back-to-back Star Trek episodes? Budget cuts led Star Trek to reuse stock Scotty footage in one of the most expensive third season episodes. November 17, 2021, 3:55PM
Sterling Holloway's distinctive looks led him to voice Winnie the Pooh When a Hollywood exec shrewdly told the actor his face was too repulsive for the pictures, he almost quit before Winnie the Pooh ever got to utter "Oh, bother." November 16, 2021, 12:15PM
When a Beatle visited Happy Days He brought his son to see the show taping — and was incredibly shy. November 15, 2021, 4:00PM
Mary Lansing played more Mayberry characters than any other actress Before she was Martha Clark, she was Mrs. Lukens, Mrs. Rodenbach and many more. November 15, 2021, 3:37PM
Ron Howard admits he felt ''disrespect'' when Happy Days shifted focus to Fonzie Richie was supposed to be the lead character. The Fonz changed all that. November 15, 2021, 11:54AM
M*A*S*H and Mayberry are coming to Sunday nights on MeTV Make it a family viewing night with two beloved sitcom classics. Beginning November 28. November 13, 2021, 6:00PM
R.I.P. Gavan O’Herlihy, Richie’s older brother, Chuck, in Happy Days He reunited with Ron Howard years later for the movie Willow and played the memorable gang leader in Death Wish 3. November 12, 2021, 1:43PM
Walla Walla native Adam West married a Pukapuka princess Before he was Batman, he was a handsome Hawaii guy. November 12, 2021, 1:36PM
Ron Howard saw Richard Thomas as a role model "While I am not following in his footsteps, I’d like a career like his." November 12, 2021, 12:00PM
R.I.P. Jerry Douglas, who starred on ‘The Young and the Restless’ for over three decades He started his career in classic shows like Gunsmoke, Bonanza and Mission: Impossible. November 11, 2021, 4:57PM
Mike Farrell had complicated feelings about B.J. Hunnicutt's mustache "The mustache was B.J.'s" November 11, 2021, 3:58PM
9 Gunsmoke actors who were born after the show was already on the air The show lasted so long, kids who were born when it started acted in Dodge City years later — sometimes as teenagers! November 11, 2021, 2:00PM
Watch our exclusive interviews with the M*A*S*H cast Alan Alda, Loretta Swit and more discuss the historic M*A*S*H finale and the impact of the show. November 11, 2021, 8:00AM
The creators of The Andy Griffith Show debated how Andy should punish Opie To spank or not to spank? That was the question after season two. November 10, 2021, 5:18PM
Michael Learned's parents chose her unusual first name on their honeymoon Only one of the family's six daughters had a common name for girls. Can you guess what name she had? November 9, 2021, 12:19PM
Carolyn Jones vowed to never date actors, writers or producers The beauty behind Morticia Addams was very particular about who she dated. November 9, 2021, 12:10PM
R.I.P. Dean Stockwell, star of 'Quantum Leap' who began his career as a child star He appeared in everything from Wagon Train and The Twilight Zone to David Lynch’s Dune. November 9, 2021, 10:46AM
Heather O'Rourke almost didn't do Happy Days Joining the hit show so late in its run was viewed as a risky career move, but the pint-sized blonde and rising star gained confidence acting across from the Fonz. November 9, 2021, 10:17AM
8 things you might not know about the M*A*S*H finale "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen" set ratings records and affected New York City plumbing. Did you know it was not the last 'M*A*S*H' made? November 5, 2021, 11:39AM
Thelma Lou almost took this job in Mayberry after Barney Fife left the show Producers offered Betty Lynn a new storyline to stay on The Andy Griffith Show after Don Knotts departed. This is the story they offered her and why she said no. November 4, 2021, 4:07PM
The teen boy who co-wrote the M*A*S*H theme song once got a response to his message in a bottle What's more priceless, penning the lyrics to an iconic theme song or sending a message in a Seven-Up bottle that actually garners a response? November 4, 2021, 3:13PM
R.I.P. Linda Carlson of Newhart, Kaz and Westside Medical She worked with Leonard Nimoy on Broadway and played Pearl Bodine of the Beverly Hillbillies on the big screen. She was 76. November 4, 2021, 9:36AM
Celebrate all season long with A Very Merry MeTV! This holiday season, don't miss a whole sleigh full of festive programming! November 4, 2021, 6:50AM
8 TV stars who hosted their own anthology shows Move over Alfred Hitchcock, these stars told their own suspenseful tales! November 3, 2021, 2:26PM
This kiss between Hawkeye and Margaret Houlihan was worth half a million dollars It wasn't the first time the characters who frequently butted heads locked lips, but it was the most lucrative! November 2, 2021, 11:55AM
Meet the real gorillas who inspired Hollywood's most famous gorilla suit George Barrows modelled his famous gorilla costume after these popular real apes in America. November 2, 2021, 11:23AM
Beverly Tyler quit acting shortly after Barney Fife rejected her The Hollywood beauty had a Cinderella story start to acting, which ended when she met her prince in the real world. November 1, 2021, 4:17PM
This old man of Mayberry had been playing an ''old man'' since his 20s! Andy Clyde literally grew into the character he played in silent films. November 1, 2021, 2:08PM
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Michael Learned's real ex-husband played her old flame on The Waltons The Waltons mom married actor Peter Donat as a teen. They divorced right before The Waltons started. October 29, 2021, 9:39AM