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Maleficent
Sunday, June 01, 2014      13 comments

I went to the last (2230) showing of Maleficent last night. Enjoyed it. Sleeping Beauty was an animated Disney movie from 1959. The song, "I Know You" was an integral part of Sleeping Beauty. Lana Del Rey sings it in the end credits for Mal... Read more
Smelly Cat
Saturday, May 31, 2014      15 comments

Yesterday was the theme from Friends, "I'll Be There". Today, Phoebe Buffay's most famous song from the show! Smelly Cat, Smelly Cat, What are they feeding you? Smelly Cat, Smelly Cat It's not your fault ... Read more
Friends
Friday, May 30, 2014      12 comments

Friends ran from 1994-2004 (bringing us in this century!). The first show had runaway bride Rachel becoming roomies with chef Monica,. They lived across the hall from aspiring actor Joey and businessman Chandler. Monica's divorced brother, Ross,... Read more
Robin Hood
Thursday, May 29, 2014      10 comments

Robin Hood was a British series, shown on American TV 1955-59. Richard Greene starred as Robin Hood, Robin of Locksley, with Alan Wheatley as the Sheriff of Nottingham. Robin's Band of Merry Men included the usual suspects, Little John, Friar T... Read more
Green Acres
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      14 comments

Yesterday's blog was Petticoat Junction - today is Green Acres' turn. Green Acres was the third "rural" comedy, a spin-off of sorts from Petticoat Junction. Beverly Hillbillies was the first of the three series. Where the Beverly Hillbillies wer... Read more
Petticoat Junction
Tuesday, May 27, 2014      13 comments

Petticoat Junction was a sitcom which ran from 1963-70. Writer Paul Henning developed 3 series, first Beverly Hillbillies, then Petticoat Junction, and finally Green Acres. The show was set at the Shady Rest Hotel, halfway between the towns of P... Read more
MASH
Monday, May 26, 2014      12 comments

First, there was a 1968 book by Richard Hooker, "MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors". Then, there was a 1970 movie, "MASH", directed by Robert Altman and written by Ring Lardner, Jr. Finally, a TV show, "MASH", which ran from Sept 1972 - Fe... Read more
China Beach
Sunday, May 25, 2014      11 comments

Based on the book "Home Before Midnight" written by former US Army Nurse Linda Van Devander, China Beach was an hour long drama set at an evacuation hospital in Viet Nam. My Khe beach was nicknamed China Beach by the US and Aussie troops during ... Read more
F Troop
Saturday, May 24, 2014      12 comments

It's almost Memorial Day - so I thought I'd do some military show themes. A lot of the shows (Combat, McHale's Navy, 12 O'Clock High, Rat Patrol ...) were instrumental, so hard to blog on. F Troop was a satirical sitcom set in the American West... Read more
F Troop
Saturday, May 24, 2014      1 comments

It's almost Memorial Day - so I thought I'd do some military show themes. A lot of the shows (Combat, McHale's Navy, 12 O'Clock High, Rat Patrol ...) were instrumental, so hard to blog on. F Troop was a satirical sitcom set in the American West... Read more
Star Trek: Enterprise
Friday, May 23, 2014      9 comments

Star Trek: Enterprise was a prequel to the original Star Trek and the rest of the multiple Star Trek incarnations. It ran in this century, from 2001-05, set in the next century, about 2150. Scott Bakula starred as Captain Jonathan Archer, son of... Read more
Three's Company
Thursday, May 22, 2014      12 comments

From 1977-84, we shared in the antics of 3 mismatched roommates in the sitcom "Three's Company". It was based on a British show "Man About the House". The roomies platonically shared Apartment 201 in the building owned by the Ropers. Stanley Rop... Read more
Godzilla
Wednesday, May 21, 2014      10 comments

I saw Godzilla, the newest reboot, yesterday. Some minor quibbles (like, if you were the only one that knew how to do something, and you were about to be placed in danger, wouldn't you want to share the knowledge?), but overall a fun flick. Bex ... Read more
Alice
Tuesday, May 20, 2014      8 comments

Alice was a sitcom which ran from 1976-85. It was based on the 1974 movie "Aloce Doesn't Live Here Anymore". Linda Lavin played a widow, Alice Hyatt, moving with her son, Tommy, from New Jersey to Los Angeles to start fresh. Their car broke down... Read more
Sesame Street
Monday, May 19, 2014      12 comments

Who doesn't know Sesame Street? It began in November 1969, on the National Educational Television network. Later that year, it moved to The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) where it has remained ever since. Using a combination of animation, liv... Read more

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