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5 best moments from Columbo Short Fuse

Short Fuse was the episode Columbo‘s first season didn’t need. Rushed through to satisfy the demands of the studio, it rather wasted an excellent premise with a half-baked plot that was, at times, tricky to unravel. 868 more words


Anne Francis, 1930 – 2011

Anne Francis: born Ann Marvak, 16 September 1930, Ossining New York; died 2 January 2011, Santa Barbara California.


The Twilight Zone 1.34 - The After Hours

Great day in the morning, was THAT ever entertaining! Sure, “The Monsters are Due on Maple Street” is the most important of the fourteen episodes that we watched, but Rod Serling’s “The After Hours” is downright fun. 202 more words

The Twilight Zone

Mystery Monday: September 25, 2017, Tough Dames

Honey West at 60

The first really successful female private eye in a series was a bimbo! Or at least frequently clothing challenged and none to swift. 779 more words

Mystery Monday

The Love God?

When it comes to family friendly classic TV shows, they don’t come much more squeaky clean than The Andy Griffith Show. For me, the man who the series was named for was never the standout player on the show. 854 more words


Friday Film Review: Forbidden Planet.

Forbidden Planet is a 1956 science-fiction film from MGM studios. The plot is a reimagining of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ that’s set in the future where an organisation known as the United Planetary Federation, led by Commander Adams… 1,222 more words


Gia Scala, Anne Francis, Eva Gabor

DON’T GO NEAR THE WATER (1957): Gia Scala (UK 1934 – 1972 suicide), Anne Francis (USA 1930 – 2011), Eva Gabor (Hungarian 1919 – 1995). … 46 more words