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A Bone To Pick WIth Batman ’66

A Bone To Pick WIth Batman ’66

This opinion piece was submitted by a visitor. If you'd like to submit an article about classic tv, you can do so here. The campy 60s action/comedy series Batman follows superheroes Batman and Robin as they battle various criminals throughout Gotham City. Each episode relies on a specific formula of the heroes ...

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Farewell, Mary Tyler Moore

Farewell, Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore passed away today. She was 80. Right now, there are hundreds of tributes pouring in, lauding her acting and celebrating her life. I certainly enjoyed her acting and that's what she will be remembered most for, but she played another role that really hits home for me. She was diagnosed as a Type I ...

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The 50th Anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series

The 50th Anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series

Fifty years ago saw the humble beginnings of what would become a cultural phenomenon and an entertainment franchise. This week, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. The iconic science fiction show debuted on September 8th, 1966 with the episode "The Man Trap". Ratings put the show first in its time slot, ...

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MeTV’s Sci-Fi Saturday Night Lineup Will Be No More

MeTV’s Sci-Fi Saturday Night Lineup Will Be No More

MeTV's new fall schedule was leaked early and apparently confirmed by a MeTV representative. There will be a shakeup on Saturday nights, much like two years ago when they moved Lost In Space from the 8pm slot to midnight and gave Wonder Woman the earlier slot. Fans of Superman and The Man From U.N.C.L.E. will be ...

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Farewell, William Schallert

Farewell, William Schallert

I watched a lot of tv growing up and it's no secret that I became very fond of character actors. There was one character actor in particular, William Schallert, that just seemed to be everywhere during my childhood, whether it was a current show or rerun I was watching. He popped up on The Rifleman, Perry Mason, Star ...

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Lost In Space: All That Glitters (1965)

Lost In Space: All That Glitters (1965)

This is my entry for the Favourite TV Show Episode Blogathon. I've loved Lost In Space since childhood, so naturally, I chose my favorite episode, All That Glitters (tied with The Reluctant Stowaway), from the show. Summary: As we join our intrepid space pioneers, we learn that the men (sans Smith, of course) ...

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Recycled TV Scripts: I’ve Seen This Before

Recycled TV Scripts: I’ve Seen This Before

David Doyle in Charlie's Angels: Angels In Waiting I'm sure it's happened to you before. You're watching a tv show and the plot seems eerily familiar. As the show progresses, you realize you truly have seen that episode before... on another show. Often, shows share writers, there's a writer's strike, or writer's ...

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Lost In Space 50th Anniversary Reunion

Lost In Space 50th Anniversary Reunion

Lost In Space Cast Reunion In September of this year, Lost In Space will mark 50 years since its premiere. The surviving cast members are getting a head start on the celebration with a reunion at the Hollywood Show, taking place at the Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel, January 23-25. June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, ...

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James Garner: He Made It Look So Easy

James Garner: He Made It Look So Easy

My introduction to James Garner was The Rockford Files. I have fond memories of watching the show with my dad when I was younger. He was a cool cat, driving a Firebird and living on the beach. He was his own boss. He was the reluctant hero, a role that James Garner became known for throughout his career. Who didn't ...

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RIP Russell Johnson

RIP Russell Johnson

Russell Johnson as The Professor on Gilligan's Island Russell Johnson, beloved by many as Professor Roy Hinkley on Gilligan's Island, passed away January 16th at the age of 89. While he's best remembered as the Professor, he was a well known character actor long before he landed his iconic role. He could be seen ...

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