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5 vintage ads from the 1940s that show the decade's cozy winter style Who said that cold weather halts fashion statements? December 7, 2022, 1:40PM
5 classic sitcom actors who have birthdays during the jolly season While in the joyous spirit, take some time to show appreciation to these five classic sitcom actors on their birthdays. December 2, 2022, 11:10AM
Wayne Newton's role in Bonanza's Christmas episode related to a real-life experience Just like his role, Newton had to follow his true passion. A passion that led to his hit single "Danke Schoen." December 1, 2022, 3:00PM
5 relatable things Lucy and Viv argued about in The Lucy Show episode 'Together for Christmas' Spending Christmas together is all about compromise. November 30, 2022, 3:25PM
10 super '70s items from the 1976 JCPenney Christmas catalog Did you own or gift any of these super '70s items straight out of JCPenney's 1976 Christmas Catalog? November 29, 2022, 1:13PM
"The Haircut" is the closest holiday-inspired Leave It to Beaver episode We'll never know what Thanksgiving at the Cleavers would've looked like, but we know Beaver was an angel in a school Christmas play. November 29, 2022, 9:38AM
Here's what Christmas meant to Lucille Ball, Mike Connors and more in 1973 Here's what Christmas meant to these six celebrities, guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit! November 28, 2022, 1:05PM
Art Carney played Santa Claus three times, including in a forgotten 1984 TV film The comedian starred as Santa in an episode of 'The Twilight Zone,' in a Muppets holiday special, and in the film, 'The Night They Saved Christmas'. November 28, 2022, 12:05PM
How a former sitcom star made his directorial debut on The Andy Griffith Show's ''Christmas Story'' The former Fibber McGee became Andy Griffith's ace thanks to a ''hunch.'' November 25, 2022, 4:30PM
Snoopy was supposed to be called Sniffy, and he was based on a dog named Spike Spike eventually made his way into the 'Peanuts' world, as Snoopy's long-lost brother! November 22, 2022, 11:00AM
When Art Carney wasn't making people laugh, he was sharing recipes Hilarious? Yes. A chef? No, but his salads were party favorites. November 22, 2022, 10:30AM
5 holiday traditions that every generation can love Some traditions from the earliest generations will never fade away. November 21, 2022, 1:15PM
5 facts about 'Snoopy, Come Home' voice actor Bill Melendez From working on Disney's Pinocchio to producing hundreds of commercials, Melendez was pretty special. November 21, 2022, 10:15AM
6 facts about Snoopy that proves he's one of the coolest cartoon animals Not only could he play the piano, but he was also a college student! November 18, 2022, 11:25AM
8 interesting and surprising facts about Peanuts creator, Charles M. Schulz Let's celebrate Charles Schulz's 100th birthday in style! November 17, 2022, 4:55PM
The way Charles Schulz spoke of the 'Peanuts' proved he was never in it for the money What did he think of his major successes with the comic strip? 'I don't know. It's O.K. I guess.' November 17, 2022, 4:25PM
Charles Schulz thought his appearance was forgettable, so he gave Charlie Brown a blank face "There's something wrong with someone who thinks like that, isn't it? [laughs]." November 17, 2022, 1:40PM
7 interesting facts about WKRP in Cincinnati's "Turkeys Away," episode We all love that famous line: "As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly!" November 16, 2022, 4:48PM
Charles Schulz had it in his contract that nobody would take over Peanuts — and it was his children's idea One article compared it to ''asking who would paint Picassos after Picasso passed.'' November 16, 2022, 3:40PM
5 Leave It to Beaver holiday dinner-style outfits What if you had a holiday-themed dinner where everyone dressed like it was the late '50s to early '60s? November 16, 2022, 2:30PM
Celebrate 100 years of Charles Schulz with a pair of 'Peanuts' films on MeTV! Watch 'A Boy Named Charlie Brown' and 'Snoopy, Come Home,' on MeTV! November 15, 2022, 11:38AM
5 food and drink ideas from 'The Andy Griffith Show' to try this holiday season From Aunt Bee's kerosene cucumbers to Thelma Lou's cashew fudge brownies! November 15, 2022, 11:30AM
In 1969, Snoopy and Charlie Brown were part of the Apollo 10 space mission Snoopy and Charlie Brown orbited the moon... in a way. November 14, 2022, 4:21PM
8 vintage toy ads from the '60s that were popular Christmas gifts Which of these toys did you have as a child? November 14, 2022, 4:08PM
These were the hottest Christmas gifts in 1991 Thirty years ago, these were the tech and toys that families wanted to find under the tree. December 22, 2021, 12:43PM
The Gunsmoke cast reunited at Christmas in 1977 Milburn Stone was so moved by the reunion, he considered coming out of acting retirement. December 21, 2021, 9:55AM
Watch Alan Alda duet with Carol Burnett as a shopping mall Santa "Nobody Does It Like Me" ends with a kiss between the two TV icons. December 20, 2021, 2:16PM
Betty Lynn's last appearance on Matlock came in this Christmas episode Griffith pushed producers to cast her on the show. Do you know why Lynn quit? December 17, 2021, 10:56AM
Ned Bellamy’s first acting role came on this Waltons Christmas episode The veteran character actor went from embodying "the spirit of Christmas" to "summoning demons," and was stereotyped to play intense roles. December 17, 2021, 10:48AM
Buddy Ebsen's first animated movie role came in this forgotten Seventies Christmas special The Beverly Hillbillies star narrated The Tiny Tree and voiced the Scrooge-like badger living beneath it. December 16, 2021, 12:20PM
Andy Griffith grew free trees for Boy Scouts on a 50-acre Christmas tree farm In the Seventies, Griffith became a Santa of sorts to kids without Christmas trees. December 7, 2021, 10:45AM
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
Ron Howard explained how Christmas inspired his whole family to act The Howard family tree should be shaped like a Christmas tree. December 21, 2020, 8:18AM
Do you remember Grandpa’s heartwarming Christmas wish from The Waltons' Christmas Album? Listen to the cheery monologue performed by Will Geer that was included with carols and a Christmas version of the show’s theme song. December 11, 2020, 3:32PM
'Holiday Greetings from the Ed Sullivan Show' was the ultimate pop culture Christmas special This TV gem included everything from the Muppets and the Beatles to Santa playing badminton. December 23, 2019, 3:50PM
A story of two very different Christmas gifts from the M*A*S*H cast to the crew Sneak a peek behind the scenes of Christmas on the M*A*S*H set! December 23, 2019, 9:13AM
8 forgotten Christmas specials of the 1980s Did you spend the holidays with George Burns, Pee-wee and Freddie the Freeloader. December 5, 2019, 11:38AM
The most totally Nineties things we found in the 1991 Sears Christmas catalog It was mostly teal and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. October 27, 2017, 12:21PM
10 old fashioned Christmas candies that will take you back The only hard thing about the holidays was the candy. December 13, 2016, 1:09PM