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In their own words: Gilligan's Island stars discuss the cast's chemistry Jim Backus was the resident goofball, not Bob Denver! Posted: July 18, 2018, 1:50PM
The story behind why George Jefferson calls his wife ''Weezy'' is too adorable Plus: Learn the real nickname they had for Isabel Sanford on the set. Posted: July 17, 2018, 5:20PM
What ever happened to these Saturday morning TV stars of the 1970s? Tracking down the kids of Space Academy and more. Posted: July 17, 2018, 2:28PM
Watch: The first time we heard Shelley Fabares sing ''Johnny Angel'' was on The Donna Reed Show And it's really Darlene Love and The Blossoms singing backup! Posted: July 17, 2018, 10:21AM
12 flippin' fascinating facts about Flipper Whatever happened to the stars of the delightful dolphin adventure? Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:00PM
R.I.P. Roger Perry of Harrigan and Son, The Facts of Life, Star Trek and more On July 12, the actor and composer passed away at the age of 85. Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:20AM
R.I.P. Robert Wolders, Laredo star and longtime partner of Audrey Hepburn The Dutch actor was often typecast as a dashing lover. Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:05AM
MeTV presents Christmas in July this Sunday, July 22 Get in the holiday spirit with classic sitcoms! Posted: July 16, 2018, 8:17AM
There is now only one Blockbuster video left in America The nostalgic brand will make a last stand in Oregon. Posted: July 13, 2018, 2:29PM
The Equalizer had the craziest guest stars of any 1980s TV show From Beastie Boys to future Oscar winners, the mix of actors on this action hour was brilliant. Posted: July 13, 2018, 11:20AM
9 minor blunders from early episodes of Perry Mason Who says Perry Mason pretty much always got it right? Posted: July 12, 2018, 2:06PM
8 things you never knew about Wings The 1990s sitcom had ties to 63-year-old movies and 162-year-old music. Posted: July 11, 2018, 12:44PM
Steven Bochco reveals how involved Peter Falk was in creating Columbo's quirks Every wacky impulse Columbo ever had came straight from Peter Falk. Posted: July 10, 2018, 2:37PM
Maverick poked fun at Bonanza in one wacky 1961 episode And the parody featured a star of Gilligan's Island. Posted: July 10, 2018, 2:32PM
8 surprising facts about the great Fred Gwynne The man behind Herman Munster wrote children's books. Posted: July 10, 2018, 12:04PM
10 poppy, plastic one-hit wonders from 1986 Hope you love synthesizers. Posted: July 9, 2018, 4:41PM
Farrah Fawcett and Jodie Foster both made their first screen appearances in Mayberry Did you spot these Hollywood icons in the 1960s sitcom? Posted: July 9, 2018, 2:32PM
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken was essentially Mayberry on the big screen Even Wally from Wally's Fillin' Station shows up! Posted: July 9, 2018, 2:31PM
R.I.P. Tab Hunter, actor and singer behind the early rock hit "Young Love" On Sunday, Tab Hunter passed away at the age of 86. Posted: July 9, 2018, 10:27AM
Why did Shaggy sometimes wear a red shirt in Scooby-Doo cartoons? Zoinks! Like, was it laundry day, Scoobs? Posted: July 6, 2018, 3:38PM
UPDATE: Turns out William Shatner did not sign off on the new James T. Kirk statue in Iowa William Shatner has stated that he did not approve the $30,000 statue. Posted: July 6, 2018, 11:11AM
9 TV shows Don Knotts was on besides The Andy Griffith Show Did you know Don Knotts was Lucy's last blind date? Posted: July 5, 2018, 12:39PM
The 5 best Raymond Burr movies of the 1950s Perry Mason could play a pretty tough bad guy, too. Posted: July 5, 2018, 11:57AM
Jackie Gleason's entirely round ''Mothership'' mansion is for sale The Honeymooners star designed the luxurious, UFO-inspired pad. Posted: July 5, 2018, 10:56AM
In Memoriam: Television people we have lost so far in 2018 We said goodbye to beloved stars of 'M*A*S*H,' 'Frasier,' 'Night Court' and more. Posted: July 5, 2018, 10:37AM
R.I.P. Dean Webb, The Darling Boys mandolin player on The Andy Griffith Show His memorable picking made him one of Mayberry's most darling faces. Posted: July 5, 2018, 10:31AM
Lucille Ball popped up on a bunch of Milton Bradley board games in the 1970s Think you can beat Lucy at her favorite boardgame? Posted: July 3, 2018, 2:21PM
Meet the latest faces to likely become Charlie's Angels All three actresses have experience kicking serious butt. Posted: July 3, 2018, 1:51PM
This toy company is bringing back sugary cereal with a prize inside Forget the health trends. We want sugar, toys and colorful milk. Posted: July 3, 2018, 9:42AM
Henry Winkler is having the best holiday week The Fonz even wins at fishing. Posted: July 3, 2018, 9:07AM
There was drama on Gilligan’s Island over who appeared in the credits and when Amazingly, it was Gilligan who saved the day! Posted: July 2, 2018, 9:02AM
This is how involved Andy Griffith was in the writing of his hit 1960s TV show "The Cow Thief" is arguably his biggest writing contribution. Posted: June 29, 2018, 4:41PM
10 classic TV stars who had No. 1 hit songs Ricky Nelson was the first Drake. Posted: June 29, 2018, 2:22PM
R.I.P. Harlan Ellison, the sci-fi writer behind the greatest Star Trek episode The author won a Hugo Award for his script for "City on the Edge of Forever." Posted: June 28, 2018, 5:48PM
Whoa! Fonzie's iconic motorcycle sells for $179,000 at auction This is why The Fonz and The Triumph were a perfect fit. Posted: June 28, 2018, 11:54AM
Johnny Cash released a record on top of a can of vegetable shortening in 1965 Now this is what we call greaser music. Posted: June 28, 2018, 10:29AM
SEE PHOTO: Saved by the Bell star Lark Voorhies stopped by The Max pop-up diner this week The real Lisa Turtle served up smiles at the retro diner. Posted: June 28, 2018, 10:28AM
11 vintage cheese snacks you might never eat again Or should we say "Cheez"? Posted: June 28, 2018, 9:45AM
They're bringing back Planters Cheez Balls for the first time in almost 12 years Cheez-lovers, rejoice! Posted: June 27, 2018, 2:44PM
7 strange, short-lived game shows of the 1980s Are you up for a round of Hit Man or Dream House? Posted: June 27, 2018, 1:19PM
These summery pics of classic TV stars feel like a day at the beach A surfin' safari with Angels, Lucille Ball, ALF and more. Posted: June 27, 2018, 12:11PM
A comprehensive history of the iconic Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses There's a reason you saw them so much in the 1980s. Posted: June 27, 2018, 11:30AM
See Disney's most memorable villains as they appeared in episodes of classic TV Ursula was Mary's roommate and Shere Khan was Mister Freeze! Posted: June 26, 2018, 1:08PM
R.I.P. Deanna Lund, Valerie Scott on Land of the Giants, Anna Gram on Batman The actress passed away at the age of 81. Posted: June 26, 2018, 10:48AM
Inside the theme song: The Jeffersons' "Movin' on Up" This classic tune has links to both 'Thriller' and "Da Do Ron Ron." Posted: June 25, 2018, 4:34PM