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Book Review: Mr. Novak: An Acclaimed Television Series

“A practical idealist, a man who wants nothing more than a chance to take a crack at ignorance eight or ten hours a day, a great hero for the public.”  That is how television writer-producer E. 1,889 more words

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The brothers look backwards and decide if waxing nostalgic about our youth is really all it’s cracked up to be. We follow our heroes into the past as they defy aging in “Kick the Can”, get lost in the movies in “16 Millimeter Shrine” and creepily stalk themselves and gorge on ice cream sodas in “Walking Distance”. 24 more words

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Maddy's 5 Scariest Twilight Zone Episodes

Continuing on with my Halloween theme, here are five episodes of this classic TV series that I consider to be very scary indeed. If you’ve seen the series you will know that it was a blend of Science Fiction and Horror, and was very famous for its twist and shock endings. 1,005 more words


The Problem with TV Shows...

My love for movies is so strong and intense that I frequently have to leave the room when someone’s discussing TV shows. Although I have taken some steps this year, watching four complete seasons of TV shows (which seems like a minuscule drop in a very large bucket), I can’t help thinking of all the time I… 311 more words


“Go to the Slauson Cutoff…”

I know, I know…I lure you good people over to the new Thrilling Days of Yesteryear blog as if I were someone with a panel van and candy, and then I don’t post anything new in close to two weeks.  1,352 more words

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The Big Valley is screening on UK TV

The Big Valley (USA, 1965-1969), the Western TV series that starred Barbara Stanwyck, Lee Majors, Richard Long, Peter Breck and Linda Evans, is being screened on weekday afternoons by the UK satellite television channel Talking Pictures TV. 133 more words


Melody Patterson 1949 – 2015

Melody Patterson: born 16 April 1949, Inglewood California, played ‘Wrangler Jane’ in ‘F Troop’ (TV 1965 – 1967), retired from acting 1974.