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Gene Roddenberry’s short-lived, original NBC series, made us think, made us laugh.  It was such a contrast to other contemporary Sci-Fi fare.  The competition, “Lost in Space,” with the marooned, Robinson family; was subjected to arrogance of the bombastic Dr. 260 more words

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"In Search Of..." Leonard Nimoy's 1970s Reality Show

Leonard Nimoy called his 1975 autobiography I Am Not Spock. For me, at least at the time, that sentiment was accurate.

I first discovered Nimoy, who died today at age 83, as the host and narrator of  548 more words

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10 Classic Commercials from the 80s and 90s

The 80s and 90s were a different era in television than today. For starters, the idea of being on TV was still really big and there weren’t a lot of channels. 528 more words


50 Years of THE ODD COUPLE

The Odd Couple has been rebooted so many times in the last half century it’s difficult to keep track without a Felix Unger-style spreadsheet.

So, as sloppy sports reporter Oscar Madison and persnickety photographer Felix Unger move in together again, … 1,840 more words

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Not ready for prime time

I might not watch a whole lot of tonight’s 40th anniversary special for NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” and not just because, as someone else pointed out, the actual anniversary is sometime this fall. 441 more words


And now for something completely different.

I grew up watching Monty Python on a 10 inch black and white TV. My brother and I each had one. We thought we were rich. 169 more words


Remembering Then And Now, Senior Humor

Remember when we all use to know pretty much the answers of the TV shows, Wheel Of Fortune & Jeopardy?  Now we still can get a few right answers, well, actually sometimes I do not do too bad, like you folks. 43 more words

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