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Dan Blocker chose to play Hoss because of his size and ''relatable'' appearance

"My face? I look like porky pig. And who can hate him?" he said.

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Two friends facing off resulted in the greatest Columbo episode ever

In her final piece as an A.V. Club staffer, Gwen Ihnat dissects "Étude In Black," which features Columbo's dog, his car, and his finest takedown

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14 Surprising Facts About 'Happy Days'

Nearly 50 years after it first premiered, 'Happy Days' remains one of America's most celebrated sitcoms.

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25 Classic TV Series Audiences Most Want to See Make a Comeback

Sorry, everyone, an ‘Office’ reboot doesn’t look likely right now—but we have good news about that ‘Friends’ reunion.

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Can you guess the 1970s show based on one freeze frame?

We give you one shot to complete this quiz.

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Kellye Nakahara, Nurse Kellye on M*A*S*H, dies at 72

Kellye Nakahara, the actress best known as proud and capable Nurse Kellye on M*A*S*H, has died. She was 72. Nakahara’s family announced the news on the Facebook page for an art studio they sh…

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: I, Mudd Turns 52 Today

“I, Mudd,” written by “Mudd’s Women” scribe Stephen Kandel, is a fun and entertaining hour of Star Trek: The Original Series.

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R.I.P. David Hedison, captain on Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea and ally of James Bond

The actor also starred in the horror classic 'The Fly.' He was 92.

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Desi Arnaz was technically the first host of The Twilight Zone

Desi even offered his own opinion on Serling's first TV teleplay.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Live Episodes of All in the Family and The Jeffersons Are Coming to ABC

Jimmy Kimmel is bringing back All in the Family and The Jeffersons for one live TV special. EP’s include Kimmel, Lear, Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Justin Theroux, and Brent Miller. Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Jamie Foxx, and Wanda Sykes will star.

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How A 1970s TV Show About LA Paramedics Inspired An EMS Transformation Across The Country: LAist

L.A. has been a pioneer in EMS care for decades — on TV and in real life.

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'The Twilight Zone' is one of the most quietly bingeable shows on Netflix

'The Twilight Zone': Seasons 1-3 and 5 are now streaming on Netflix. Seasons 1-5 are available on Hulu. Jordan Peele's reboot premieres April 1.

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Desi Arnaz: A Pioneer of the Television Sitcom - Google Arts & Culture

Desi Arnaz was a Cuban-born American actor, musician, and TV producer. He is best known for his role as Ricky Ricardo in the cult classic American TV sit...

Entertainment | Entertainment

'Brady Bunch' House: HGTV Won Bidding, Will Restore It "to Its 1970s Glory" | Hollywood Reporter

"We will bring all the resources to bear to tell safe, fun stories with this beloved piece of American TV history," says Discovery CEO David Zaslav.

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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken was essentially Mayberry on the big screen

Even Wally from Wally's Fillin' Station shows up!

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Pick: Which TV dad do you think commands the most respect?

Vote for your favorite TV dad who gave the best advice.

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid Century

The grooviest bachelor pad in Chicago modeled its kitchen after The Brady Bunch

The only thing missing is Alice!

Entertainment | Entertainment

10 times Thanksgiving was done just right on classic TV sitcoms

These classic sitcoms cooked up extra-special treats for Turkey Days past.

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‘I Love Lucy’ First Look: Lucy Is Pretty (Wobbly) in Pink in New Colorized Ep [Video]

If there’s ever a TV character who could learn from the maxim “Be careful what you wish for,” it’s Lucy Ricardo. CBS is once again celebrating the holidays with an I Love Lucy primetime special, and this year, fans will get their first look at the

Entertainment | Television

Leave It To Beaver: Classic TV star reunited with his classic car - CBS News 8 - San Diego

A star of classic television is reunited with his beloved classic car. Tony Dow of Leave it to Beaver sold his Chevy Corair more than 50-years ago and on Wednesday he got it back. 

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Classic Johnny Carson shows return to late-night TV - LA Times

Heeeere's Johnny -- again. Tribune Broadcasting's Antenna TV has acquired the broadcast rights to the library of "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson" and will start airing them in late night Jan. 1.

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Norman Lear gives 6 strong opinions about American life at TCA | EW.com

Legendary TV producer Norman Lear stopped by the Televisison Critics Association’s press tour in Beverly Hills to promote an upcoming PBS documentary covering his career that’s set to debut next year. But what seemed to most impress reporters was the

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Cindy Williams on why she left 'Laverne' in 'Shirley, I Jest' - TODAY.com

It's been 33 years since Cindy Williams left "Laverne & Shirley" behind, and now the actress is revealing just why she walked away.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Then and Now: The Cast of 'Bonanza' - Answers.com

From 1959 until 1973, television viewers followed the story of Ben Cartwright and his three sons on 'Bonanza.' So, what did the cast go on to do following this long-running series?

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It's official: Netflix orders 'Full House' revival

Everywhere you look… there’s an old TV show coming back to life. In this case, Netflix has ordered a 13-episode revival of Full House, titled...

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CBS Brings Back Classic ‘I Love Lucy’ Episodes for One-Hour Special | Variety

In an effort to draw in viewers hankering for nostalgia, CBS will broadcast two colorized versions of “I Love Lucy” starting at 8 p.m. on May 17. The one-hour special of the classic sitcom, which starred Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz as Lucy and Rick Ricardo, features episodes “L.A. at Last!” and “Lucy and Superman.”

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ABC to Bring Back 'The Muppet Show' After 19 Years

It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights, and it’s time to officially declare 2015 the year of the TV revival: ABC is developing a reboot of The Muppet Show.

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘Star Trek 3′ Returning The ‘Spirit’ of Original TV Series

'Star Trek 3' star and co-writer Simon Pegg says the movie will be a return to the TV series' original 'optimism' and sense of adventure.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Fox is officially bringing back The X-Files · Newswire · The A.V. Club

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Doctor Who Timeline Infographic

A complete timeline of Doctor Who from 1963 to present, including episodes, seasons, companions, villains, and more. A Fantastic resource for any Doctor Who fan.

Entertainment | Trailers, Videos & Clips

All The Munsters Openings

All 5 'The Munsters' Original TV show openings!: 1. Original Unaired Pilot (color) 2. Series 1 Opening 3. Series 1 Opening for 'Family Portrait' in color. 4....

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek "The Cage" Started 50 Years Ago Today

The official 50th anniversary of Star Trek is still a ways off, but it unofficially begins today. Why? Production on “The Cage,” the first pilot for Star Trek: The Original Series, kicked off on this day in 1964...

Family & Parenting | Kids

Charlie Browns lovable dog Snoopy flies again in trailer for Peanuts

A new trailer for Peanuts is here. It offers Snoopy, Woodstock, Charlie Brown himself, and a few other favorite characters.

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The Most Inspiring TV Apartments - Best Apartments on Television - Harper's BAZAAR

In honor of the return of fall TV (as well as the news that Friends is headed to Netflix), we've rounded up the most iconic apartments on television for a little weekend redecorating inspiration.

Entertainment | Entertainment

14 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Bewitched'

Sony Pictures TV recently green-lighted a pilot for a revamped version of the supernatural classic sitcom Bewitched. The new show will feature Samantha’s granddaughter, who is also a witch but who finds her magic useless when it comes to finding true love. For those who truly loved the original series, here are 14 fun facts about the show and the actors that might surprise you.

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5 Facts About Batman (with Adam West)!

Mashable is a leading source for news, information & resources for the Connected Generation.

5 Facts About Batman (with Adam West)!

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Shatner & Nimoy Reunite For Volkswagen Germany Commercial

News - Trek legends William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy reunite for a charming Volkswagen Germany commercial. Check it out at StarTrek.com.

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What's the Deal With "What's the Deal With..."? Did Seinfeld Actually Say it? | Mental Floss

The phrase, "What's the deal with..." is so synonymous with a specific brand of '90s observational comedy, I bet you just read those words in Jerry Seinfeld's voice. It's funny because he always said it! Or did he?

Entertainment | Entertain Me

'Gilligan's Island' at 50: A Classic Comedy's Surprising Musical Legacy | Yahoo TV - Yahoo TV

From Yahoo TV: Sure, the theme song is unforgettable. But over the course of three seasons and 98 episodes, "Gilligan's Island" proved more than a one-hit wonder.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Melissa Gilbert’s got jokes - The Washington Post

The 50-year-old former child star stopped in Washington to talk "Little House," her new cookbook and how moving to Michigan means she doesn't have to be a size 2.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

The long-running private eye series Mannix was brutal, stylish comfort food

For most of the history of television, the barrier to syndication—and to profitability—has been 100 episodes. The shows that have made it to that mark are an unusual group. Many were big hits. Some found small cult audiences. Still others just hung on

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26 Facts You Might Not Know about Dragnet!

This is the television show. Sometimes in the world of television, someone troubles the peaceful lives of ordinary citizens. That's when one man goes to work. His name's Friday. He carries a badge.Jack Webb's straitlaced cop show Dragnet first aired more