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ARNOLD ZIFFEL--MORE THAN BACON?

Fans of Arnold Ziffel, the famed Green Acres pig, are taking legal action, to trademark the name “Arnold,” Arnold the Pig,” and “Arnold Ziffel.”  Frances Gingham, president of the FAZ Fan Club, and Arnold Ziffel Enterprises, had this to say, “We’re doing this to honor the original Arnold and her descendants.   449 more words

Humor

Family Affair Friday: Season 3, Episode 22, "A Diller, a Dollar," 3/3/1969

Written by: Edmund Beloin and Henry Garson. Directed by: Charles Barton.

Welcome to a new year, Family Affair fans. In the real world, the weather may be brutal and the news may be grim, but we can always escape for a few minutes into the Davis family’s sunny environs. 1,809 more words

Nostalgia

Classic Stars on the Small Screen: Miss Frances and 'Ding Dong School'

As you all may remember from my fascination with the somewhat corny and somewhat terrifying pilot Rosie, I love forgotten classic TV oddities. And recently, I discovered another while browsing the Internet Archive — a show not quite as odd as… 601 more words

1950s

HERE'S TO CLEAN AND COLORFUL EXPRESSIONS

Where have “Aw Shucks”
“Fiddlesticks,” “Dad Gum Its,”
“Dag Nab Its,” “Ding-Dang Its,”
“Doggone Its,” “Cockamamies”
And, “Oh, Fudges” gone?

“For the Love of Pete,” 140 more words

Poetry

Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, season 4, episodes 27 - 32

Season 4, Episode 27: “Never Bathe on Saturday”
Directed by Jerry Paris
Written by Carl Reiner
Originally aired March 31, 1965
Recap:
Rob and Laura return unexpectedly early from a romantic second honeymoon. 1,296 more words

Re-watch Reviews

Colgate Comedy Hour: Anything Goes (1954)

In 1954, the Colgate Comedy Hour adapted the famous Cole Porter musical Anything Goes for a live, one-hour television special.

The episode tells the tale of Reno Sweeney (Ethel Merman, reprising a role she’d played on Broadway 20 years earlier), a woman sailing on the S.S. 450 more words

"New To Me" Reviews