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"Hamm's Beer 1950's TV commercial snippet"

During Prohibition, the company survived by producing soft drinks and other food products, enabling it to expand rapidly through acquisitions after the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. 98 more words

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Columbo: By Dawn's Early Light

Today would have been Patrick McGoohan‘s birthday (19 March 1928 – 13 January 2009). Probably best remembered for his stint in The Prisoner (1967-1968), McGoohan’s commanding presence and memorable, gravelly voice ensure you’re unlikely to forget him in any show or movie you may see him in. 1,196 more words

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Maddy's Pick For The Weekend 4: Elizabeth R (1971, TV Miniseries)

In the mood for a good miniseries to enjoy this weekend? Then look no further then this British classic, focusing on the life of Queen Elizabeth I, Britain’s legendary Virgin Queen.  382 more words

True Story

Leonard Nimoy's "In Search Of"

   In this, the 14th episode of the 6th season, Mr. Nimoy explores the Futurist Lifestyle. Titled “Future Life“, it’s one of the handful of episodes that actually tackles ideas that have a concrete concepts. 61 more words

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Battlestar Galactica: Second Coming

   This would have been a hell of a continuation. Too bad it wasn’t picked up. I’ve got nothing against the reboot BSG. Heck I even met my wife at a Frack Party. 68 more words

The Imperial Probot

The Twilight Zone(1959-1964): Come And Take A Trip With Me...

I love this series! Scary, sad, fascinating, shocking and most of all imaginative. Growing up I had heard and read a lot about this series, but had only ever seen a handful of episodes. 1,076 more words

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Knocking Down Walls

Network execs didn’t think that audiences would believe a marriage between an all-American girl and a Latin man . . . but they did.

Years later, the Queen of Comedy became the first woman to run a major television production studio. 10 more words

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