After ‘That Girl’ proved a comedy success for the actress who played the title role, TV executives suggested the series be called ‘The Marlo Thomas Show.’
Captain for the kids Don’t give away Captain Kangaroo’s secret It would be a favor to a gentle fellow named Bob Keeshan if you would
Judging by audience response to PBS new children’s show, Zoom may turn into the kind if household word television hasn’t heard since the halcyon days of Uncle Milty.
The Jeffersons is another hit from Norman Lear, and it has made stars out of its leading players — including Sherman Hemsley, who plays George Jefferson.
If you took an informal survey, you’d probably be hard-pressed to find anyone between the ages of 20 and 50 who didn’t watch Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood at some point while growing up.
The Andy Griffith Show ran for eight seasons on CBS between 1960 and 1968 — more than enough time to establish itself as an American icon, generate a spin-off and a sequel series, and introduced the world to Jim Nabors’ singin
Eight Is Enough premiered on March 15, 1977, and ran for five seasons before wrapping up in August of 1981. Starring Dick Van Patten, the show focused on Tom Bradford and his eight children.
Alan Young plays a man who moves into a house where the previous owner left Mister Ed, the horse, behind. Ed talks – but only to Alan, and this leaves him trying to explain all sorts of odd things to his wife and acquaintances.
Here Come The Brides was an hour-long comedy/Western TV series set in Seattle in the 1870s about a family of loggers in the new West who had to bring in 100 women as potential brides. While the show was set in the past, it impacted the present — like launching Bobby Sherman and David Soul as teen idols.
Say, kids, what time is it? Kids: It’s Howdy Doody Time! First gracing the airwaves on December 27, 1947, marionette Howdy Doody was a true pioneer of American television programming.
Gilligan’s Island ran for a total of 98 episodes over three seasons — from September 26, 1964, to September 4, 1967. Sing along to the theme song here!
“Bonanza” bites the dust tonight. The 430th and final episode in the long-running NBC series ‘Bonanza’ airs at 8 this evening, the network having decided to kill the show in the middle of its 14th year.
Bald, Tootsie Pop-snacking Kojak was the king of the police procedural on TV, from 1973 through 1978.
First appearing on TV in 1975, Welcome Back, Kotter would go on to become one of America’s best-loved sitcoms. Most notably, it starred a young John Travolta as Vinnie Barbarino.
The show would go on to spawn three TV movies in the late 1980s, as well as several feature films all based on Stan Lee’s comic book creation – but no doubt inspired by the original Bill Bixby series, proving that fans liked Dr Banner even more when he was angry.
While Jim Henson tragically passed away in 1990, and The Muppet Show hasn’t been on American television since 2001, his creations continue to live on in movies, television, and in the hearts and minds of all of us who grew up with the Muppets.
The Love Boat sailed from ABC into American homes for nine seasons, spanning 249 episodes, from 1977 until 1986. The hour-long dramedy/sitcom was a favorite of viewers and critics alike.
Benson was a sitcom offshoot of Soap, and starred Robert Guillaume as the title character, Benson DuBois, the “director of household affairs” for a widowed state governor. The fun lasted for 158 episodes over seven seasons.
The Addams Family opening credits The Addams Family theme song lyrics They’re creepy and they’re kooky, Mysterious and spooky, They’re all together ooky, The
The Dukes of Hazzard The Dukes of Hazzard opening credits Dukes of Hazzard theme song lyrics Just the good ol’ boys, Never meanin’ no harm,
Space: The final frontier. Also see: William Shatner eyes the Bogart-Grant Heights (1967) & George Takei: Star Trek to Shakespeare (1969) Star Trek: Opening credits (first episode) Space:
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