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McCloud
Sunday, December 01, 2019      11 comments

McCcloud, 1970-77, on NBC as part of its NMC Mystery Murder series (including Columbo & McMillan & Wife). McCloud was described as “a cowboy in the big city”. Dennis Weaver played Deputy Marshall Sam McCloud, from the New Mexican town o f Taos.... Read more
Columbo
Saturday, November 30, 2019      14 comments

Columbo, 1968-78 on NBC. Set in Los Angeles. The twist in this show was that the audience would see at the beginning “who dun’ it”. Frequently, the perpetrators were high society, &/or highly intellectual, who thought they could get away with ... Read more
Fantasy Island
Friday, November 29, 2019      12 comments

Fantasy Island, 1977-84, ABC This show started out as 2 TV movies. Ricardo Montalbán starred as the mysterious Mr. Roarke. For the first 5 years. his trusty little sidekick , Tattoo, was played by Hervé Villechaize. Many episodes began with T... Read more
Alright
Thursday, November 28, 2019      12 comments

I love this song - he’s so happy (dare I say, grateful?) with what he has. I hope everyone had a peaceful, happy day with friends & family. ... Read more
People My Age
Wednesday, November 27, 2019      13 comments

People My Age, John Gorka, 2001 People my age Have started looking gross I cannot say all And I shouldn't say most I've seen 'em in t... Read more
I’m Not Getting Older, I’m Getting Better
Tuesday, November 26, 2019      14 comments

Well, my friends, this is the last day of my 6th decade. Yay ... but considering the alternative, I’m doing OK. Been kicking up the prescription on my trifocal glasses for (mumble) years. Still have all of my teeth, but have a lot of crowns, & ... Read more
McHale’s Navy
Monday, November 25, 2019      12 comments

McHale’s Navy, 1962-66, on ABC, 30 minute episodes, black & white, set in WW II in the Pacific. (With the last year being in Italy) Based on a 1 hour movie ‘Seven Against the Sea’, in April, 62. Ernest Borgnine played Lieutenant Commander Q... Read more
The Danny Thomas Show
Sunday, November 24, 2019      8 comments

The Danny Thomas Show, known as Make Room for Daddy for the first 3 years. On ABC from 1953-57, then on CBS from 57-64. Danny Thomas starred as Danny Williams, a comedian & night club entertainer. In he show, Thomas, guest stars, & cast membe... Read more
Glen Campbell Music Show
Sunday, November 24, 2019      9 comments

Glen Campbell Music Show, 1982-83, just one season, a 30 minute show. I remember this as being an hour show, & lasting more than just one season. Huh, guess I was wrong! ... Read more
glee
Friday, November 22, 2019      10 comments

Glee, 2009-15, Fox network Set in the (fictitious) William McKinley High School glee club, the teenagers & their teachers compete on a show choir competition circuit. Besides the songs and typical teenage problems, the series addressed many so... Read more
30 Rock
Friday, November 22, 2019      9 comments

30 Rock, 2006-13, NBC Tina Fey created the series, based on her experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live. It was described as a “satirical sitcom”. The name, 30 Rock, comes from the address of NBC headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Plaz... Read more
When It Rains It Pours
Thursday, November 21, 2019      16 comments

So, last Monday,evening, we had really high winds. I lost my DISH (tv) & internet satellite receivers. I’m used to losing them for a few hours with bad storms or snow. I was supposed to drive to Sedona, AZ, on Saturday for a week long class, s... Read more
The Solar System Is Fascinating.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019      12 comments

After doing 3 blogs on the Solar System, I called it quits. There was more stuff past the Oort Cloud comets, I was running out of steam. One of my SP friends, BUTEAFULL, said she was hoping I would write something about Eris. Got a little brain ... Read more
Community
Monday, November 18, 2019      10 comments

Community, 2009-15, NBC (the 6h season was on Yahoo!) Jeff Winger (Joel McHale) lied about his education, lost his job at his law firm when found out, & started going to the local Greendale Community College to get a legit degree. Trying to im... Read more
The Stand
Sunday, November 17, 2019      11 comments

The Stand mini-series, from Stephen King’s novel of the same name, aired on ABC from 8-12 May 1994. I have to say, this one scared the pee out of m... Read more

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