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8 live-action moments that were snuck into classic cartoons Errol Flynn appeared alongside Bugs Bunny! May 17, 2021, 1:01PM
R.I.P. Chuck Hicks, robot boxer in The Twilight Zone and frequent Clint Eastwood collaborator The stuntman-actor was also one of The Untouchables. He was 93. May 17, 2021, 11:34AM
Teen idol and Time Tunnel star James Darren took his name from a failed 1940s sports car He fondly recalled being attacked by a mob of teenage girls. "They broke down the plate-glass window and pulled me out on the sidewalk… I loved it!" May 14, 2021, 2:53PM
This has to be the cutest ritual from The Andy Griffith Show Ron proved over and over to Andy that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. May 14, 2021, 8:36AM
Happy Days' Lynda Goodfriend said playing the perfect girlfriend of America's sweetheart wasn't easy Fans had to like Lori Beth, because "Richie wouldn’t go with a girl who wasn't a nice person." May 14, 2021, 8:26AM
William Shatner wrote an early TV episode for himself but lost the role to Bob Newhart… who also lost the role 'Checkmate' ended up being a losing game for two rising stars. May 13, 2021, 3:01PM
R.I.P. Norman Lloyd, 106-year-old television star and entertainment icon Who else can claim to have worked with both Hitchcock and LeBron James? May 13, 2021, 2:03PM
10 MeTV shows make Rolling Stone list of 50 Best Sitcoms of All Time Andy and Lucy made it — but which is higher? May 13, 2021, 10:08AM
Was Steve McQueen and Clint Eastwood’s only onscreen appearance together in an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents? Did frequent Hitchcock collaborator Norman Lloyd bring together two future superstars before they were famous? May 12, 2021, 3:57PM
The first time the world met The Brady Bunch kids was not on TV, but in court Don't worry, Alice was there to make sure the kids impressed the judge! May 11, 2021, 3:24PM
The secret to what makes Wednesday Addams TV's most screamingly funny kid Lisa Loring's detached delivery struck a chord for more reasons than just her "Mona Lisa face." May 11, 2021, 3:17PM
The Pink Panther had the coolest, kookiest custom car of the 1960s The Panthermobile may not be street legal or very driveable, but it sure is nifty. May 11, 2021, 11:42AM
The Pink Panther has arrived on MeTV! The cool cat is now part of Toon In With Me and Saturday Morning Cartoons! May 10, 2021, 3:09PM
Don Knotts found the inspiration for his comedic persona at an awkward 1950s dinner banquet How a "violently and hilariously nervous" speaker brought Knotts back to being a funnyman. May 10, 2021, 11:37AM
M*A*S*H gave the towering, talented Brian Dennehy one of his first onscreen roles The 6-foot-3 star went on to win two Tonys, a Golden Globe and got six Emmy nominations. He had a lot of thoughts on what makes a great actor truly great. May 10, 2021, 9:01AM
Even celebrities couldn't resist doing impressions of Barney Fife Guess which TV stars grew up doing Barney Fife impressions. Hint: One was later his costar. May 10, 2021, 8:52AM
When Gilligan's Island ended, an exhausted Bob Denver got a boat of his own The actor had worked a three-year tour with just one day off. May 7, 2021, 3:23PM
Danny Thomas was the perfect choice to play the grandpa on Happy Days Plus, Danny Thomas inspired Garry Marshall to pop the question to the love of his life! May 7, 2021, 2:10PM
The creator of Maverick was forced to change the pilot episode to keep him from collecting any royalties Warner Bros. founder J.L. Warner would not allow any original ideas to be made into series. May 7, 2021, 11:58AM
At the age of 84, Mayberry regular Burt Mustin made his singing debut with Elvis and a mop If only his classmates had been around to see it. May 6, 2021, 3:13PM
Svengoolie wins Favorite Horror Host in the 2020 Rondo Awards He was also voted into the Monster Kid Hall of Fame. May 5, 2021, 1:30PM
John Astin was initially afraid he couldn't do justice to Gomez Addams "There was no one I wanted for the part of Gomez other than Astin," said series creator David Levy. May 5, 2021, 9:04AM
Of course, teenage Alan Alda plotted the perfect revenge against high school bullies Later, while working on M*A*S*H, the FBI helped the TV star escape a real revenge plot. May 5, 2021, 8:36AM
R.I.P. Billie Hayes, the wicked witch known as Witchiepoo from H.R. Pufnstuf The Broadway veteran was 96 years old. May 4, 2021, 4:06PM
See the people who nearly played the original Addams Family Probably. Some of them still have not been identified! Do you recognize any of them? May 4, 2021, 1:31PM
7 Addams Family cast members who look totally different in Western roles These Old West characters are a far cry from the spooky parts that they’re best known for. May 3, 2021, 4:54PM
Not everybody watching In the Heat of the Night was convinced by Carroll O'Connor's Southern accent Famous for his New York accent, Carroll O'Connor had to work hard to sound like a police chief from Mississippi. May 3, 2021, 9:42AM
Harry Morgan actually owned the horse that Colonel Potter cherishes on M*A*S*H Producers expected Morgan to have a hobby like golf, but that's horse hockey! He'd rather be riding than driving. May 3, 2021, 8:54AM
It's safe to assume Garry Marshall was afraid of Spunky on Happy Days Plus: Cindy Williams gave Garry a dog. Can you guess what he named his pooch? April 30, 2021, 2:29PM
10 things you never knew about Johnny Crawford He was equally adept at using a camera and a rope. April 30, 2021, 11:00AM
13 familiar Mayberry faces (besides Don Knotts) that pop up in The Ghost and Mr. Chicken Look for all these Andy Griffith Show actors in the spooky comedy! April 30, 2021, 10:33AM
R.I.P. Johnny Crawford, Mark McCain on The Rifleman and original Mouseketeer The former teen idol was 75. April 30, 2021, 8:51AM
Fan Favorite Mayberry Apparel in the MeTV Store Now we don our Don Knotts apparel. April 29, 2021, 5:00PM
6 internet memes that prove Bugs Bunny is as popular as ever Bugs is just as funny online as he is on film. April 29, 2021, 1:43PM
Andy Griffith hid a sweet tribute to his wife in the episode where Opie loves Helen When Andy tells Opie about his first crush, he's really describing his first wife! April 29, 2021, 8:55AM
The Addams Family was the first TV role for former college basketball standout Ted Cassidy The 6' 9'' fellow decided to give acting a go at the age of 30. April 28, 2021, 12:02PM
The Best of Bugs continues through Friday, May 7! Watch 'Toon In With Me' all week at 7AM | 6C for your fan-favorite Bugs cartoons. April 27, 2021, 3:34PM
Jack Webb fought to keep Adam-12 alive through the power of Kent McCord's popularity The show's creator wanted to keep the show going with a new partner — Bing Crosby's kid! April 27, 2021, 3:33PM
The Flintstones was the most expensive half hour show on television when it debuted It took seven months of work to complete one episode. April 27, 2021, 3:26PM
Stories from Andy Griffith's makeup artist inspired many hilarious events in Mayberry "He was a wild, wonderful man," Andy once said. April 27, 2021, 12:21PM
Linda Purl grew up in Japan and had trouble adjusting to American life "There seemed to be no culture or tradition," the Matlock and Happy Days star said of the U.S. April 27, 2021, 10:38AM
The audience reaction to Joanie's first kiss changed the course of Happy Days Plus, memories from Erin Moran's Sweet Sixteen include a peck from the Fonz and a brand-new car. April 27, 2021, 8:59AM
Martin Milner was an ace driver in real life — which led to the strangest job offer He could have been a bodyguard for a dictator! April 26, 2021, 4:35PM
Rumors persisted for years that Bob Denver died in the Sixties, and no one knows why The rumors started while he was still on Dobie Gillis and continued until Gilligan’s Island. Sometimes fans would mourn him to his face. April 26, 2021, 8:53AM
Vicki Lawrence moved to Hawaii in 1979 with thoughts of retirement "I'd love to open up a dress shop," she said. April 23, 2021, 5:01PM
The Waltons kids couldn't agree on what a Waltons-flavored ice cream should taste like Did you try Walnutchocolatechipjellycrunch at Baskin-Robbins in 1973? April 23, 2021, 9:27AM
Chuck Connors went door-to-door around America to get feedback on The Rifleman Can you imagine a TV star ringing your doorbell in St. Louis? April 22, 2021, 1:13PM
Before Bonanza, Linda Sue Risk perfected playing lost little girls on The Red Skelton Hour Years later, Michael Landon reunited with Linda Sue on the variety show. April 22, 2021, 12:02PM
Lee Meriwether explained the awkward mechanics of smooching on Sixties TV The former Miss America used to envy actors who locked lips onscreen… until it came time for her to pucker up. April 20, 2021, 12:54PM
Buddy Ebsen once battled James Arness in a yacht race across the Pacific Ocean Place your bets! Who do you think won: Jed Clampett or Marshal Matt Dillon? April 20, 2021, 11:23AM