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Booker
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      7 comments

Booker starred Richard Griego as an ex-cop from LAPD. He worked as a private detective for a Japanese company at their US companies investigating insurance claims. He wasn't a good employee, as he despised authority, and often took jobs for fri... Read more
Secret Agent
Monday, July 14, 2014      7 comments

Secret Agent was an import from the UK. It aired there as Danger Man. The name was changed when CBS aired it in 1960. There was a gap of four years between season 1 and 2. Patrick McGoohan starred as John Drake, a smooth talking, suave agent wor... Read more
Im the Heat of the Night
Sunday, July 13, 2014      6 comments

In the Heat of the Night was an hour long police procedural based on the 1967 movie of the same name, based on the 1965 novel of the same name. It ran from 1988-92 on NBC, then until 1994 on CBS. The movie starred Sidney Poitier as Virgil Tibbs,... Read more
Dobie Gillis
Saturday, July 12, 2014      6 comments

Dobie Gillis was shown from 1959-63. It starred Dwayne Hickman as Dobie, a young adult struggling to find wealth and dates with young women. His best friend, Maynard G. Krebs, was played by Bob Denver, way before the Gilligan's Island fame. A re... Read more
Leave it to Beaver
Friday, July 11, 2014      11 comments

This is another case of a theme song having lyrics that we never heard. The Toy Parade was used as the theme to Leave it to Beaver, but as an istrumental only. The show aired from 1957-63, ending when the boys basically aged out and wanted to mo... Read more
Baywatch
Thursday, July 10, 2014      9 comments

Baywatch began as Los Angeles County lifeguards patrolling the beaches of Los Angeles County. It debuted in 1989, but was cancelled after one season. David Hasselhoff (the main star) and producers brought it back as first run syndication. It b... Read more
Love, American Style
Wednesday, July 09, 2014      9 comments

From 1969-74, we were treated to an ensemble romatic comedy show. The hour long show had several unrelated stories of romance, typically with a comedic spin. Often, the same actors played different characters in many episodes. ... Read more
More CSI Memes
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      10 comments

When I looked for funny pictures yesterday for CSI, there were just so many of them! Horatio Caine from CSI: Miami was widely parodied, as was the whole CSI theme. ... Read more
CSI
Monday, July 07, 2014      8 comments

CSI : Crime Scene Investigators debuted in 2000 and is still running strong. It's about police forensic investigators working with police to solve crimes. In reel life, it's set in Las Vegas, NV, with the crime scene investigators working for th... Read more
Dog Rules for Humans
Sunday, July 06, 2014      13 comments

Having given the secret cat rules yesterday, here are the dog rules I found on the internet. Pictures from Bing and I Can Has Cheezburger 1. Don't come home smelling of other dogs. ... Read more
Secret Code of Cat Behavior (or What Cats Know but Won't Tell You).
Friday, July 04, 2014      18 comments

Got home in the morning yesterday, dragged the pups out for 1.7 miles around the neighborhood (stretching all the way - felt better). Hot shower and to bed! Much, much better shift tonight. Not raining, so it's not humid and warm in the Emergenc... Read more
Long, long night
Friday, July 04, 2014      10 comments

It's been an exhausting night in the Emergency Department - some patients are still here after 12 hours - we HATE that! Get 'em better and home or get 'em upstairs - not happening tonight. Just some funnies ... Read more
Howdy Doody
Thursday, July 03, 2014      9 comments

Another old time show I grew up with! Howdy Doody Show ran from 1947 (predated me) until 1960. This was one of the first children's shows. "Buffalo Bob" Smith had been a radio announcer, voicing his friend Howdy Doody. When Smith made a visit to... Read more
Mickey Mouse Club
Wednesday, July 02, 2014      10 comments

The Mickey Mouse Club ran originally from 1955-60 on ABC. It ran in syndication for many years, had a brief revival in 1977 on CBS, and a longer revival on the Disney Channel 1989-96. I watched the first series, when the kids all wore Mickey Mou... Read more
B. J. And the Bear
Tuesday, July 01, 2014      11 comments

B. J. and the Bear was a comedy series on NBC from 1979-81. B. J. (Billy Joe) McKay, played by Greg Evigan, was a freelance long distance truck driver. He and his chimp, Bear (named for Bear Bryant), traveled the country in a red and white K... Read more

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