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Family Affair Friday: Season 3, Episode 23, "The Young Man from Bolivia," 3/10/1969

Written by: Austin and Irma Kalish. Directed by: Charles Barton.

French has just retrieved the Davis family mail and found a letter for Jody. 1,706 more words

Nostalgia

"Killing the Rabbit"

Last night, Boyfriend and I were watching reruns of the Dick Van Dyke Show when an interesting cultural curiosity came up. The episode in question was a flashback to Laura (Mary Tyler Moore) telling her husband Rob (Dick van Dyke) that she is pregnant. 429 more words

Observations & Learning

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