Cheap store-bought vintage Halloween costumes like these were all the rage in the '70s. But how did the finished product compare to their TV show inspiration? We took a look, and the results were nothing short of scary.
Anyone who remembers Frankenstein and his monster might think the actors' favorite recipe would have wolfbane and batwings, but no. Here's Boris Karloff's guacamole recipe.
How the TV show ‘Leave it to Beaver’ began, and made millions yearn for an idealized version of the ’50s that never actually existed
Revisit the picture-perfect view of the '50s with the Cleaver family, and their oh-so-retro daily ups and downs on the classic TV show, 'Leave it to Beaver.' You'll also find out how Alfred Hitchcock was involved with this success story!
Campy or vampire spoof, call it what you like - The Lost Boys, a movie starring Kiefer Sutherland - is decidedly offbeat entertainment... with a twist.
The magic of modern moviemaking at its miracle best breathes life into that beloved classic of childhood. Take a look behind the scenes of The Wizard of Oz in this story from the film's debut in 1939!
"I Love Lucy," a domestic comedy TV series, reduces the role of husband to roughly that of the male spider, and I wouldn't be at all surprised if, at the end of the season, Miss Ball ate him.
Amazing sights to see! The tornado – Munchkinland – Horse of a Different Color – Startling balloon ascent – Flying monkeys – Trees that talk and throw apples – More, more, more!!! It's all in "The Wizard of Oz."
The band Blondie was discovered one night by some wealthy people out slumming after the theatre, and hired to perform at a party in a posh apartment.
If you're making yourself miserable because you can't diet your size-12 figure down to a size 8, relax. Skinny is out of style.
If you haven't heard of 'Rocky' or Sylvester Stallone, welcome back from Mars - about the only place where you could not see or hear about this movie about a boxer, and the rags-to-riches story of the guy who wrote it.
He's rich as Croesus, with achievements that are many and brilliant. He has a soft voice, half Southern, half Western, shy eyes and an infectious grin. He's Howard Hughes. There should be a law against him.
In 1981, Simon and Garfunkel reunited to play a free concert in New York's Central Park. It was their first full performance together in eleven years, and nearly half a million people flocked to see it.
We loved Lucy: ’50s magazines with Lucille Ball on the cover – plus what she had to say about her marriage to Desi Arnaz
The top-rated TV show, I Love Lucy, ran from 1951 to 1957 - around the time these magazines with Lucille Ball on the cover were published.
Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have seemingly boundless energy, and that energy is unharnessed in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' - a startling spectacle, starring Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones.
'I seem to be the king of the middle of the road,' bestselling singer Barry Manilow said in 1976. 'And that's a very fine place to be these days!'
This story is about the father of rock 'n' roll music. In a decade of American history condemned for its small-mindedness, blandness and apathy, Chuck Berry set the spark. Chuck Berry kindled the flame.
Michael Landon, star of the hugely successful 'Little House on the Prairie' TV series, took a little time out from his job playing Mr Ingalls to tell people about the various Kodak easy-to-use Instamatic cameras.
Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Connelly started out as a child model. Here's a look back to those days in the early '80s when she was just getting her career off the ground!
While television hardly needs another cop series, 'Starsky and Hutch' may be one of the better reasons to turn on a TV set this fall There's a quality there.
Michael Landon's 'Big House in Beverly Hills' is a far cry from the 'Little House on the Prairie' featured in his hit TV series. But, says the former Bonanza star, he and Lynn and their six lively children "really live in this house -- we don't just look at it."
His style at WKRP finds him falling asleep at the turntable as he puts a needle to the station’s current playlist. But then everything changes, and as creatures trapped at a station in transition, the WKRP folk are quite funny.
The creators of Murphy Brown were convinced that she was the best actress to play a TV news anchorwoman struggling to rebuild her life and her career. And they were right.
Parents across the country are asking, 'Who is this Fred Rogers that the children call their friend? What is he really like?' Meet Mister Rogers here!
If you own a radio, you're acquainted with Charlie McCarthy. He's the impudent little dummy who sits upon the lap of ventriloquist, Edgar Bergen, his creator, and entertains millions weekly with his comedy
The Mary Tyler Moore Show features Mary in the role of Mary Richards, a small-town single girl who moves to the big city (Minneapolis-St Paul) and lands a job as associate producer of a news program on a local TV station.
CHiPS, a light-hearted one-hour action-adventure series, follows the exploits of a pair of young California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers on the busy Los Angeles freeways, and their encounters with the infinite variety of people who drive there.
Charlotte Rae, the lovable and comical housekeeper on 'Diff'rent Strokes,' brings the same characterization to 'The Facts of Life' as Mrs Garrett, housemother to five teenage girls at Eastlake, a college preparatory school.
Gary Coleman stars as Arnold, a street-wise youth from Harlem, who is adopted by a white millionaire and becomes confused and suspicious about his sudden change of fortune on the comedy series, Diff'rent Strokes.
Perhaps the biggest surprise of the 1985 TV season is the success of ABC's "Growing Pains," a family sitcom starring former talk-show host Alan Thicke as psychiatrist Jason Seaver.
In 'Full House,' Bob Saget portrayed a widowed talk-show host whose brother-in-law, a rock musician played by John Stamos, and best friend, a comic played by David Coulier, help him raise his three young girls.
For six years, the NBC series St Elsewhere literally set the standard for network programming, offering a consistently high level of realistic writing, ensemble acting, narrative experimentation and outrageous humor.
See more than 150 celebrity yearbook photos of actresses, actors, singers, musicians, politicians and others whose names you know... but the faces in these pictures from years ago -- when they were young, and often long before they were famous -- may surprise you!
Panic followed an Orson Welles radio broadcast of the book 'War of the Worlds', during which armies and navies were wiped out right and left and the real radio audience was frightened as the actors pretended to be.
In a spangled vest and elbow-length gloves, black bikini, black opera hose and steep ankle-strap wedgies, Tim Curry as Dr Frank N Furter, makes his grand entrance in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, an outrageous camp musical based on the stage hit.
It is useless to deny that motion picture stars have been getting the best of it (as to immunity from draft). Some have been given special deferments and choice assignments and have been allowed extra months to finish pictures before having to report for active duty.