The ‘Buttoned-Up’ Mary Tyler Moore (1974)

On the "Mary Tyler Moore Show," she plays a single woman competing with some happily chauvinist men in the newsroom of a minor-league TV station, and has spoken cogently and effectively for the women's movement.

Jim Nabors’ Gomer Pyle sings (1964)

On The Andy Griffith Show in 1964, Nabors let loose with his deep natural voice, and stunned America. Here's Gomer Pyle astonishing the citizens of Mayberry with his voice.

Space age: Amazing retro futuristic homes of the ’60s

What did the future look like from the '60s? In this ad series for Motorola, commercial artist Charles Schridde depicted modernist homes of the future - and perfectly captured the era's sleek style and space-age optimism.

That happy ghoullucky Addams Family clan (1965)

When The Addams Family series was in preparation, an ABC televite gleefully described the show as “happy-ghoullucky.” This brought forth an immediate response from David Levy, the creator and executive producer of the series...

John Stamos’ teen idol transformation (1989)

The kids may still scream -- they make up the bulk of the “Full House” audience -- but Stamos, 25, believes his teen idol days are behind him as he works on carving out an acting career with longevity.