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Blogging Against Disablism Day: Doctor Who and Disability

Spoilers: Spoilers for some events and characters through Series Four of the rebooted Doctor Who. No significant spoilers after that.

Warnings: This review discusses ableism and references certain events during the Holocaust. 2,267 more words

Disability

The Hollywood Comebacks of 1961 (from Modern Screen)

This post is a part of TMP’s Historical Context series, in which I share excerpts from my collection of old magazines.

In 1961, several stars saw their Hollywood careers or lives rebound from periods of struggle. 616 more words

Film

Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Season 5, Episodes 16 - 20

Season 5, Episode 16: “I Do Not Choose to Run”
Directed by Jerry Paris
Written by Dale McRaven and Carl Kleinschmitt
Originally aired January 19, 1966… 985 more words

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Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Season 5, Episodes 11 - 15

Season 5, Episode 11: “Body and Sol”
Directed by Jerry Paris
Written by Carl Kleinschmitt and Dale McRaven
Originally aired November 24, 1965
Recap: After learning that Sally had lunch with his old Army pal “Boom Boom,” a prizefighter, Rob reminisces on his boxing matches when he was in the Army, including one against Boom Boom. 940 more words

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Family Affair Friday(ish): Season 3, Episode 25, "The Flip Side," March 25, 1969

Written by: Roy Kammerman. Directed by: Charles Barton.

We open with a TV show within a TV show.

(Interestingly, this actor had a minor hit years earlier with a song called “Ain’t Gonna Wash for a Week.” Hygiene was an issue for him, apparently.) 2,012 more words

Nostalgia

Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Season 5, Episodes 6 - 10

Season 5, Episode 6: “Draw Me a Pear”
Directed by Jerry Paris
Written by Art Baer and Ben Joelson
Originally aired October 20, 1965
Recap: 939 more words

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Recap and React: The Dick Van Dyke Show, Season 5, Episodes 1 - 5

I’m a little sad to be writing this post, and I’ve been putting it off for a few months. Why am I sad to be watching… 1,135 more words

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