“Doctor Who” Celebrates 50 Years of Time Travel

The beginning of “Doctor Who” The popular British sci-fi series Doctor Who celebrates its 50 years of exciting, and remarkable adventures through time travel. So when and how did this adventure start? It was on November 23, 1963 whenDoctor Who began airing, at exactly 5:15 pm. The first episode of the serial was … Read more

The Twilight Zone – its impact on American television history

The Twilight Zone

  Introduction to “The Twilight Zone,” a classic series The Twilight Zone, a sci-fi/horror and suspense television series, was one of the most sought-after shows during the 1960s. The show first aired on October 2, 1959, and ended its run on June 19, 1964. The Twilight Zone consisted of 5 seasons and … Read more

The History of The Six Million Dollar Man

The History of The Six Million Dollar Man

Definition of the hit sci-fi series The Six Million Dollar Man is a science fiction television series, based on Martin Caidin’s best-selling 1972 novel “Cyborg.” The series starred Lee Majors in the title role and successfully ran for five seasons, from 1974 to 1978. Richard Anderson and Martin E. Brooks also had … Read more

Lassie — the most beloved TV dog

Lassie the most beloved TV dog

    All about Lassie Lassie is a popular 1950s television series about a female collie, a dog named Lassie, and her many adventures with her owners and other animals. It also focuses on Lassie’s bravery and all the times she rescues her owners, friends, and others in need. Lassie became such … Read more

Introduction to M*A*S*H

Introduction to MASH

The origins of MASH   Mash (stylized as M*A*S*H on posters and media) is undoubtedly one of the classic American television series, and it has owed its success and popularity to the 1970 movie. The MASH movie was based on the novel by Richard Hooker, MASH: Novel About Three Army Doctors. In … Read more

History of Green Acres

History of Green Acres

What is Green Acres, and what makes it so endearing to a lot of audiences? Green Acres is one of the most unforgettable American sitcoms in television history. This television series has successfully acquired the influences of surrealism in the production of comedy sitcoms in the past. The show was first broadcast … Read more

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

What is “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”? The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a 1960s American television series about two secret agents who work for a top secret government agency called U.N.C.L.E., which stands for the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement. The show was created by Sam Rolfe, and aired on the … Read more

Introduction to Three’s Company

Introduction to Three’s Company

The setting for “Three’s Company” People can be challenged when they have to build interpersonal relationship and when the are put into a situation that isn’t necessarily a comfortable one. This “situational” comedy became one of the inspirations for the developers of an American sitcom classic Three’s Company. The name game of … Read more

The Original “Doctor Who”

The Original “Doctor Who”

What is Doctor Who? The original Doctor Who series is a British science-fiction television show that aired from 1963 to 1989. Doctor Who is about the many adventures of a Time Lord, called the Doctor, as he travels through time and space in his space ship, named the Tardis. The Doctor is … Read more

Introduction to Happy Days

Introduction to Happy Days

What is “Happy Days”? Happy Days is an American Television series about life in the mid-1950s and 1960s. It aired from January 15, 1974, to September 24, 1984 and is known as one of the highest rated shows in the 1970s. Happy Days was produced by Miller-Milkis Productions and Henderson Productions, and … Read more

Introduction to Laverne and Shirley

Introduction to Laverne and Shirley

What is Laverne and Shirley? Laverne and Shirley is a 1970s television comedy, about two roommates and their very hilarious and unpredictable adventures. It aired from January 27, 1976 to May 10, 1983 and lasted a total of eight seasons and 178 episodes. Laverne and Shirley was a spin-off series of the … Read more

Introduction to The Brady Bunch

Introduction to The Brady Bunch

What is “The Brady Bunch?” The Brady Bunch is an American television sitcom about a blended family of eight. The story begins when widowed parents, Mike Brady and Carol Martin, get married. Mike Brady is an architect and father of three boys: Greg, Peter, and Bobby. While Carol Martin is the mother … Read more

Introduction to Star Trek: The Original Series

Star Trek Cast

Star Trek for starters Star Trek is an American television sci-fi series about a spaceship called the USS Enterprise and its crew, as they explore many sections of the Milky Way galaxy in the future sometime around the 2260s. The series was created by Gene Roddenberry and produced by Desilu Productions, and … Read more

Classic TV sitcoms – The Andy Griffith Show

Classic TV sitcoms   The Andy Griffith Show

  The Andy Griffith Show – one of the best-loved TV shows of all time The 1960’s American sitcom, The Andy Griffith show, is one of the most loved TV shows that has ever aired. This famous TV series was produced by Sheldon Leonard, the producer of the also famous TV show, … Read more

Introduction to Tom and Jerry

Introduction to Tom and Jerry

“Tom and Jerry” – a favorite for decades Tom and Jerry is a hilarious American Television series that has been running since the 1940s. It has been ranked, as one of the best cartoon series of all time and is one of the longest running cartoon series. Each episode consists of two … Read more

Classic TV sitcoms – “Leave It to Beaver”

Classic TV sitcoms   Leave It to Beaver

What’s “Leave It to Beaver” is all about? Leave it to Beaver is a popular 1950s American television series. The show features a young boy named Theodore Cleaver, also known as “the Beaver” and the many adventures he experiences while growing up in the small town of Mayfield. The show also stars … Read more

60s Comedy – Get Smart

Get Smart

What Goes Around Comes Around If you’re familiar with the hit 2008 comedy film Get Smart that stars Steve Carrell and Anne Hathaway, then you might have heard of the classic 1960s sitcom that the film is based on. Get Smart was a sitcom that parodies the action/spy/secret agent genre. It was … Read more

Beverly Hillbillies – An American Classic TV Series

Beverly Hillbillies – An American Classic TV Series

Beverly Hillbillies – simple but humorous plot for all ages When you think back to yesteryear and think about how life was back in the “old days” you might think about how some of the shows on television used to showcase that life. Television shows nowadays tend to focus on the future … Read more

Review of the Little House on the Prairie Episode The Nephews

Review of the Little House on the Prairie Episode The Nephews

The Nephews – my little review I am reviewing the Little House on the Prairie episode called “The Nephews.” It is about Almanzo’s nephews and there adventure in Walnut Grove.   Little House on the Prairie (1974) – Opening and ending videos The synopsis of this episode It all starts out when Almanzo’s brother Royal … Read more

Review of Stargate Universe

Stargate Universe

A good premise The idea seems so cool – an ancient space ship, some mysterious “intelligent” signal coming from the start of time that seems intelligent. A mission to find out the answer to everything. All really great ideas.   Overall (critical) review of the series The problem with the series is … Read more