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The Cabot Cove Police Crime Blotter: Jessica Fletcher On The Loose

I admit it, I’ve been watching “Murder, She Wrote” on Netflix with the AC cranked. It’s comforting TV. But did you know that Cabot Cove had a murder rate 50% higher than Honduras? 816 more words

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In Praise of Vintage: 10 Classic TV Shows + Where to Watch Them

“I can’t stand old movies,” my Uncle Tommy once said to me. “Any time I see a guy wearing a hat, I change the channel.” 2,515 more words

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The 1979 "Rockford Files" Episode that Inspired "The Sopranos"

A gang from Newark’s South Side is hiding Vinnie Martine’s body in a restaurant freezer. Tony’s mad because Anthony Jr. got caught pranking another mobster. And a boss who’s trying to reform gets his mansion sprayed with bullets. 992 more words

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RIP James Garner

I can’t imagine a worse way to wake up this morning than with the news that James Garner had died.

Sure, the actor’s death is not a shock. 484 more words

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Classic Soap Opera Comes Back From the Dead - Will Others Follow?

Here’s something I probably shouldn’t admit, but what the hell: in 1982 I was a regular viewer of six daytime soap operas: The Edge of Night… 1,425 more words

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Week One: A Salute To 50's TV Stars Part One: Red Skelton

Welcome to the very first historic post of ClassicsBuff Blog! You now have the satisfaction of telling your grandchildren about the time you stumbled upon the 21st century’s most popular and highly regarded literary publication. 981 more words


Saturday Situation: Which TV Show Would You Live In?

Which TV land would you live in if given the opportunity?

  • Different Strokes or the Cosby show. Those kids had the freshest clothes growing up. If they were wearing it….I needed it too.
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