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Mary Tyler Moore Show
Thursday, April 03, 2014      14 comments

The Mary Tyler Moore show ran from 1970 to 77. MTM played a single young woman - the first never-married, independent career woman. While she reflected the reality of the times, it was almost sacrilege that she didn't have a man to support her. ... Read more
Underdog
Wednesday, April 02, 2014      11 comments

1964-74. Normally disguised as Shoeshine Boy, Underdog would fly into action whenever Sweet Polly Purebred, or the world, was in danger. "There's no need to fear, Underdog is here!" When criminals in this world appear And break the laws... Read more
Spongebob Squarepants
Tuesday, April 01, 2014      10 comments

From the 1999 Nickelodeon series. Are you ready kids? Aye-aye captain. I can't hear you... Aye-aye captain! Oh! Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Spo... Read more
The Flintstones and The Jetsons
Monday, March 31, 2014      12 comments

Hanna-Barbera made a series of animated TV shows from the late 50's to 2001. The Flintstones was the first prime-time animated show for adults, somewhat based on The Honeymooners. It ran from 1960-66, although, like many Hanna-Barbera classic... Read more
George of the Jungle
Sunday, March 30, 2014      14 comments

I loved this cartoon. 1967 animated series, which only ran 17 episodes. Loved the movie with Brendon Fraser, too George, George George of the Jungle, Strong as he can be. (Ahhhhhhhh) Watch out for that tree. ... Read more
Redneck Joke
Saturday, March 29, 2014      20 comments

Why do Police hate hillbilly murder cases?...No dental records & all the DNA matches! ... Read more
Mr. Ed
Saturday, March 29, 2014      12 comments

A talking horse? Of course! The series ran from 1961 to 1968. Mr. Ed would only talk to Wilbur Post, his owner, and only when no one else was around. The song was written by songwriters Jay Livingston and Ray Evans and sung by Jay Livingston. ... Read more
Andy Griffith Show
Friday, March 28, 2014      14 comments

The Andy Griffith Show theme actually had lyrics written for it at the beginning. It's called The Fishin' Hole, written by Everett Slaoane, Earle Hagen, and Herbert Spencer. Andy sang the words, but didn't do the whistling - that was Earle doing... Read more
Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone
Thursday, March 27, 2014      17 comments

Davy Crockett was a Disney mini-series, starring Fess Parker with Buddy Ebson as his sidekick. 1955 Born on a mountain top in Tennessee, Greenest state in the land of the free. Raised in the woods so's he knew every tree, Killed hi... Read more
Ballad of Jed Clampett
Wednesday, March 26, 2014      19 comments

Come and listen to a story about a man named Jed A poor mountaineer, barely kept his family fed, Then one day he was shootin at some food, And up through the ground came a bubblin crude. ... Read more
Everybody Knows Your Name
Tuesday, March 25, 2014      13 comments

Continuing the theme (pun intended) - here's the theme to Cheers, written by Gary Portnoy and Judy Hart Angelo. Gary sang the theme. Who knew there were more verses? Makin' your way in the world today Takes everything you've got Taking ... Read more
Maverick
Monday, March 24, 2014      10 comments

The Addams Family was wonderful! Afterward, we went to Il Vinceno for dinner. I had a huge fresh spinach salad with red onions, pine nuts, amd gorganzola crumbles. Yummy. Here's another old TV show theme song. I loved Maverick - James G... Read more
The Addams Family
Sunday, March 23, 2014      14 comments

Tonight (Sunday), Bex & I are going to see The Addams Family musical at the Popejoy Theater - part of the Broadway series I subscribe to. The TV show came from the cartoons of Charles Addams. It ran from 1964-1966. They're creepy and t... Read more
Update on Samurai
Saturday, March 22, 2014      12 comments

Last month, Samurai (Papillion) was the victim of a pitbull attack. The dog had ALWAYS been in the back fenced yard before. Somehow, she got loose, and grabbed Samurai's head in a blitz attack as we passed the neighbor's front yard (I think she ... Read more
We Just Disagree
Friday, March 21, 2014      13 comments

"We Just Disagree" is a song by English singer-guitarist Dave Mason, written by Jim Krueger; released in 1977. Been away, haven't seen you in a while. How've you been? Have you changed your style and do you think That we've grown u... Read more

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