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Do you remember these six actors who filled in for Raymond Burr on Perry Mason? Mason's clients were in good hands when Raymond Burr couldn't be in court. October 3, 2022, 4:50PM
There was nearly a spooky Gilligan's Island reboot — but Sherwood Schwartz stopped it In this proposed version, the castaways become cannibals. September 30, 2022, 10:03AM
Expect Molly Turgiss to do these 5 things when she visits Hooterville 'The Ballad of Molly Turgiss' continues to live on in Hooterville! September 29, 2022, 2:53PM
That horrifying Trilogy of Terror doll was born from the original, rejected Twilight Zone script for ''The Invaders'' "Amelia" is the "grim and serious" version of "The Invaders." September 27, 2022, 11:47AM
Don Knotts landed on The Andy Griffith Show thanks to a friendly card game A friendly card game turned into an idea that eventually gave Don Knotts his career-defining role. September 23, 2022, 1:05PM
Florence Henderson had this theory about Carol's first husband Sherwood Schwartz was inspired to create The Brady Bunch by a four-line article. September 23, 2022, 10:23AM
6 things you can do in the 'real-life' Mayberry There is the show-version of Mayberry, the Mayberry in Virginia and Mount Airy... the 'real-life' Mayberry! Here's what you can do there! September 20, 2022, 4:56PM
A look back at the career of Jack Ging, Gen. Fulbright on The A-Team and recurring character actor Ging left his mark on classic TV with various recurring authoritative roles in the '60s, '70s and '80s. September 20, 2022, 12:00PM
Hal Smith faced a little backlash for playing Otis Campbell "I enjoy making people happy as Otis." September 19, 2022, 2:49PM
McDonald's is rumored to be bringing back some spooky nostalgia for '80s kids Are you choosing the McPunk'n, McBoo or McWitch? September 19, 2022, 11:45AM
Celebrate the spooky season with Svengoolie's Halloween BOOnanza, starting Oct. 1! It's all treats, no tricks, with an often-requested movie, a season premiere and Sven's first-ever one-hour primetime special! September 17, 2022, 8:00AM
Some of M*A*S*H's best ad-lib moments were a byproduct of trust between cast and crew 'There are very few series that had ad-lib shows, most of them were always written, but they trusted the actors in it.' September 16, 2022, 1:15PM
5 best and worst Ron Howard-directed movies, according to Rotten Tomatoes Not every movie can be a hit — but some of them sure can! September 16, 2022, 11:36AM
Six times Wally and Beaver had a run-in with the law On occasion, whether it was their fault or not, Wally and Beaver had to answer to the law! September 15, 2022, 10:30AM
Does this scene prove that Matt and Kitty did in fact share a kiss on Gunsmoke? Despite the wishes of many fans, Dodge City’s most obvious couple never officially got together. September 15, 2022, 10:10AM
8 DC Characters who made their screen debut on Batman 1966 The 1966 show introduced many of Batman's biggest rogues and allies to the screen. September 13, 2022, 3:27PM
Carol Burnett once reimagined her show as a comedy program starring Queen Elizabeth She performed signature sketches like "Queen and Sis" and an audience Q&A as England's iconic monarch. September 12, 2022, 11:26AM
Six things to keep in mind when it comes to football, courtesy of classic TV When creating your game plan, don’t make these classic TV football mistakes. September 12, 2022, 10:30AM
Fan-favorite hillbilly actors Buddy Ebsen and Howard Morris joined forces for one country bumpkin sketch Ebsen played Jed Clampett's twin brother and Morris was his son, who looked and sounded an awful lot like Ernest T. Bass. September 7, 2022, 2:22PM
Only three shows went out on the top of the ratings, and The Andy Griffith Show is one of them The final season of the show resulted in the highest Nielsen ranking possible. September 7, 2022, 2:15PM
MeTV celebrates the M*A*S*H 50th Anniversary with The Best by Farr Ring in a half-century of the smash show with Jamie Farr's favorite episodes September 7, 2022, 11:41AM
These 12 sitcoms of the 1990s were brief hits but only lasted a year These one-year wonders made the Top 40, but were quickly canceled. September 6, 2022, 12:12PM
Remembering 'Curiosity Shop,' the forgotten live-action show from Looney Tunes legend Chuck Jones This Saturday morning series introduced Schoolhouse Rock! September 5, 2022, 12:29PM
Gunsmoke producers kept Burt Reynolds' role small out of fear he would take over the show "Innately, he’s a leading man, which creates something of a problem for us," one producer admitted. September 1, 2022, 5:00PM
R.I.P. Richard Roat, Sixties soap star and frequent sitcom character actor He appeared in Happy Days, Cheers, Seinfeld and over 100 other shows and movies. September 1, 2022, 11:40AM
Andy Griffith explained how he made Matlock into a funnier version of Perry Mason With a little help from his comedy partner Don Knotts! August 31, 2022, 4:06PM
11 wild little details you never noticed in Bugs Bunny cartoons The artists hid all sorts of stuff in these classic Looney Tunes. August 30, 2022, 11:51AM
8 defunct record store chains you will never shop at again Peaches, Strawberries, Coconuts — buying music will never be so sweet. August 29, 2022, 4:05PM
Bob Saget called the Full House home 'architecturally impossible' Maybe the house could somewhat comfortably fit the Tanners in the show, but the real-life property would have the fake family feeling awfully cramped. August 26, 2022, 4:39PM
8 creative ways The Flintstones brought technology to Bedrock They're called the modern Stone Age family for a reason. August 26, 2022, 4:20PM
Ron Howard had to prove his directing chops to actress Bette Davis When your leading actress gets tough, the tough stay calm...right? August 25, 2022, 2:00PM
7 things you may not have known about Svengoolie, as told from his panel at C2E2 2022 The horror host told stories of his overnight success — after 43 years! August 25, 2022, 12:30PM
10 classic TV and movie versions of Monopoly Build your empire, keep the ghosts at bay and save up all your laughs with these versions of the iconic board game. August 25, 2022, 10:10AM
See how the cast of Full House changed from the first episode to the last Even over an eight-season run, one thing stayed consistent: Joey's fun fashion choices. August 25, 2022, 10:00AM
You can thank Alfred Hitchcock for movies having set showtimes Do you remember ever walking into a movie right in the middle of the story? August 24, 2022, 4:32PM
John Stamos rocking with The Beach Boys goes far beyond a couple Full House episodes This actor-band relationship has been playing together for over 35 years. August 24, 2022, 2:45PM
If Full House’s Grandpa Katsopolis looks familiar it’s probably because actor Jack Kruschen appeared in over 100 TV shows Kruschen was also nominated for an Oscar and appeared in movies alongside Elvis and John Wayne. August 23, 2022, 12:40PM
16 celebrities you might have forgotten were on 'The Twilight Zone' Stars of the silent age, Star Trek, comedy and cinema turned up on Rod Serling's timeless series. August 23, 2022, 11:40AM
9 Things You Will Never Find At Airports Again Who remembers meeting your loved ones at the gate? August 23, 2022, 8:44AM
Minnesota high school students made a Batman fan film just a few months after the show premiered in 1966 It's one of the earliest amateur Batman films ever made. August 22, 2022, 4:15PM
Park and Shop: the most Sixties board game of all Sixties board games What began as a publicity stunt for Allentown, Pennsylvania, turned into a popular board game across the country. August 19, 2022, 3:39PM
What would you want most out of Mr. Howell's will? Would you rather have an entire railroad or downtown Denver? August 18, 2022, 2:37PM
This legendary sportscaster's voice can be heard throughout classic television It may not be for his acting career, but this well-known voice has a star on the Walk of Fame. August 17, 2022, 3:29PM
A network executive wanted the castaways to escape Gilligan's Island after the first episode Creator Sherwood Schwartz knew the island was the star of the show as much as any of the actors. August 17, 2022, 12:13PM
Clint Eastwood was supposed to play this classic villain in Batman 1966 It was almost certain... and then the series got cancelled. August 15, 2022, 3:46PM
Eb’s girlfriend on Green Acres became one of the most prolific soap opera villains of the Eighties Before she played scheming and glamorous women on daytime TV, Judith McConnell started her career as almost the exact opposite – a country girl in Hooterville. August 12, 2022, 11:48PM
Andy Griffith used silence to keep The Andy Griffith Show special His genius still remains within the sound of silence. August 12, 2022, 10:20AM
Watch: The Smithsonian releases rare footage of Nichelle Nichols as Uhura encouraging children to explore the stars Uhura goes back in time and sings about the value of education in this sweet 1970s film. August 10, 2022, 11:00AM
9 weapons and tactics only The A-Team could get away with using You shouldn't be surprised if you see The A-Team using cabbage as a weapon, or spraying soda at hostile enemies. August 10, 2022, 9:33AM