Fun Facts about Perfect Strangers

Fun Facts about Perfect Strangers

Perfect Strangers was a popular American sitcom during the late 80s to early 90s. It aired on the ABC television network and ran from March 25, 1986, to August 6, 1993. It was created by Dale McRaven and produced by Tom Miller and Robert Boyett. It ran for eight wonderful seasons, telling … Read more

Interesting Facts about The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Interesting Facts about The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet was one of the best American sitcoms of all time. It aired on the ABC television network and ran from October 3 1952 to April 23, 1966. It was created by Ozzie Nelson and it was cast by the real-life Nelson Family including Harriet Nelson, David … Read more

Fun Facts About My Three Sons

Fun Facts About My Three Sons

Premiered in 1960, My Three Sons was not the first American television series to feature an all-male household but it was the first TV show that gave the viewers a more realistic kind of family. The sitcom tells the story of how widower and aeronautical engineer Steven Douglas raises his three sons. … Read more

Interesting Facts about Cagney & Lacey

Cagney & Lacey is an American police crime drama that was popular in the 1980s. It ran on CBS network for seven seasons from 1982 to 1988. The show is about two female detectives who work with the New York City police: Christine Cagney (played by Sharon Gless), a career-minded woman; and … Read more

How Much Do You Know About the “The Dukes of Hazzard”

Tom Wopat and Schneider

The Dukes of Hazzard is an American action-comedy TV series which aired on CBS for seven seasons from 1979 to 1985. It was one of the most popular TV shows of the early 1980s, with a movie version of the show recently made in 2005 with the same title. The Dukes of … Read more

Facts You Didn’t Know about Diff’rent Strokes

Diff’rent Strokes is a well-loved American sitcom of the ‘80s that aired on NBC from 1978 to 1985, and on ABC from 1985 to 1986. It was the pioneer of the 1980s family sitcom, and even broke new grounds as it featured a mixed-race family. The scripts were also bold and unafraid … Read more

Murder, She Wrote Facts You Might Not Know

Angela Lansbury

Arguably America’s most beloved mystery show, Murder, She Wrote was a hugely popular show in the ‘80s and early ‘90s. When you think of the greatest fictional detectives of our time, only a few names come to mind. Besides Sherlock Holmes, perhaps you think of Jessica Fletcher, who is the star of … Read more

Facts about Married… with Children That You’ll Find Surprising

Ed O’Neill

Created by Michael G. Moye and Ron Leavitt, Married… with Children was a classic American sitcom originally broadcasted on Fox from 1987 and 1997. As the creators were tired of the almost-perfect, saccharine family sitcoms during the ‘80s, they created one that revolves around dysfunctional family for the then-brand-new Fox network. This … Read more

L.A. Law Facts that You Probably Didn’t Know

The theme music was written around a car trunk slamming

L.A. Law is an American legal drama series that ran on NBC for eight seasons, from 1986 to 1994. The show centered on the tensions between the wealthy senior lawyers and the lesser-paid junior staff of the Los Angeles-based law firm McKenzie, Brackman, Chaney and Kuzak. The attorneys tackled hot-topic issues like … Read more

Interesting and Intriguing Facts about The Jeffersons

The Jeffersons is an American sitcom and a spin-off series from All in the Family, a famous family sitcom in the 70s. It was launched as the second spin-off of the parent series, but actually ran to become a bigger hit. The Jeffersons also ran longer than its parent series, as it … Read more

Home Improvement: One of the Hit TV Shows of the 1990s

Home Improvement

“More power!” *grunt* Does this line sound familiar? If you have watched Home Improvement during the 90’s, this would definitely bring back some memories. Home Improvement is an American sitcom starring Tim Allen as Tim Taylor, with his wife Jill (played by Patricia Richardson) and their three children Brad (Zachery Ty Bryan), … Read more

Facts about The Cosby Show that You Probably Didn’t Know

The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show is an American TV sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1992. The show focused on the daily interactions of the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African American family living in Brooklyn, New York. It features the patriarch Cliff Huxtable (played by Bill Cosby), an … Read more

Interesting Facts about Frasier

The story of Frasier was inspired from a real life story

Frasier was one of the well-loved sitcoms from the United States during the ‘90s. It was actually a spinoff of an extremely popular sitcom Cheers, which ran from 1982 to 1993. The title “Frasier” was based on the name of the main character, the psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, who was added to … Read more

Fun Facts about The Love Boat

The storytelling style of The Love Boat was based after an earlier hit Love, American StyleThe storytelling style of The Love Boat was based after an earlier hit Love, American Style

The Love Boat is an American comedy TV series set on a luxury passenger cruise ship S.S. Pacific Princess. It aired on ABC for 10 seasons, from 1977 to 1986. The series followed the lives of the staff onboard, headed by Captain Merrill Stubing (played by Gavin MacLeod), ship doctor Adam Bricker … Read more

Facts about I Dream of Jeannie That You Never Knew

Jeannie’s origins

I Dream of Jeannie is a classic fantasy sitcom that ran on NBC from 1965 to 1970. Starring Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman, the show is about a 2,000-year-old genie-in-a-bottle named Jeanie who was acquired by astronaut Captain (later Major) Anthony “Tony” Nelson while stranded on a desert island after a space … Read more

Fascinating and Wonderful Facts about Mork & Mindy

Mork & Mindy was an ABC sitcom which aired from 1978 to 1982. One of the many spin-offs of Happy Days (that also include Laverne & Shirley), it was the show that catapulted comedian Robin Williams to stardom. An alien who crashes into earth and settles with a young woman is a … Read more

MacGyver Fun Facts and Trivia You Didn’t Know

Every 80s kid who followed MacGyver only wished they could be as smart, creative, inventive, resourceful and ingenious as their favorite problem-solver, secret agent Angus “Mac” MacGyver. With just a Swiss army knife, a duct tape or any other rubbish lying about on the floor, MacGyver could improvise his way out of … Read more

Fascinating Facts about Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In

Long before Saturday Night Live became the number one sketch comedy series that has kept the night owls laughing up to now, there was once Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In. Hosted by comedians Dan Rowan and Dick Martin, it became one of the most popular and the “hippest” classic TV shows during that … Read more

Interesting Facts about Hawaii Five-O

Reboots are the trend on television nowadays and many of the classic television shows have been given contemporary treatments with a new set of cast and a refreshed story line. And Hawaii Five-O is no exception. The original series, about an elite police task force fighting big crimes in the Aloha State, … Read more

Fascinating “Bonanza” Facts That You Probably Didn’t Know

Bonanza is the second longest-running Western television series, just behind Gunsmoke. It enjoyed long years of entertaining audiences, spanning almost two decades from 1959 to 1973. The title of this NBC series is also the term used by miners to denote a large vein or deposit of ore, from the Spanish word … Read more

Interesting Facts about Magnum, P.I.

Rebooting classic TV shows seems to be the “in” thing these days. The most notable ones are Dynasty, Twin Peaks, Hawaii Five-O, and Roseanne, to name a few. Joining in the gang of reboots is Magnum, P.I. which was set begin in May 2018. Magnum, P.I. was originally broadcast from 1980 to … Read more

Interesting Facts about ALF That You’ll Find Fascinating

If you think about it, ALF (1986-1990) has one of the most unusual TV concepts but way back in the 80s and 90s television, all sorts of out-of-this-world beings got to co-habitate with their human families. Case in point: robotic girl Vicki in Small Wonder, Bigfoot Harry in Harry and the Hendersons, … Read more

Fascinating Facts about The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990-1996) is one of the most beloved classic TV shows during the 1990s. Every 90s kid who followed the sitcom knew all the words to its theme. But if you think you are well-versed about Will Smith – as the fictionalized version of himself – and the … Read more

Interesting Facts about Bewitched

The fantasy sitcom Bewitched enchanted television viewers from 1964 to 1972. It stars the late Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha, the witch who marries a mortal man and vows herself to the normal life of a typical suburban housewife. But her magical powers get in the way, and this is often the main source … Read more

The Short History of Knight Rider

As of this writing, it’s been confirmed that the beloved 80s action-crime TV series Knight Rider (1982-1986) is getting a digital reboot. Producer and director Justin Lin (The Fast and the Furious) is tapped to helm the latest version of the series. It may be appropriate since Lin loves cars and from … Read more

Interesting Facts about All in the Family

When All in the Family (1971-1979) was originally broadcast in the 1970s, it was considered as a groundbreaking event in the history of American TV. It bravely tackled certain topics that were once considered as taboo – bigotry, racism and homophobia, even sensitive issues like rape and sexual abuse. Although All in … Read more

The Colgate Comedy Hour and Its History

The Colgate Comedy Hour was one of the most popular TV shows during the dawn of television. The weekly program showcased musical and comedic talents of many of the most famous stars and entertainers back in the day. It ran for six seasons (1950-1955). The show proved to be so popular that … Read more

The History of The Lucy Show

Any follow-up to a groundbreaking classic TV sitcom is already hard to imagine, let alone actually do it. But The Lucy Show proves that a follow-up can be done, and done successfully. For dyed-in-wool fans of Lucille Ball in particular, you bet that they have followed the actress’ career from her start … Read more