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The Flintstones and the Bewitched opening credits came from the same animation studio Did that opening broom ride look familiar to you, too? There's a good reason! December 10, 2019, 4:05PM
The great Harvey Korman once explained how he created the voice of the Great Gazoo "Humor him. He might be dangerous." December 10, 2019, 11:05AM
Holy comeback cameo! See Burt Ward return to his role as Robin! Dick Grayson is still alive and well and walking dogs December 10, 2019, 9:50AM
The Charlie Brown Christmas special stunted the popularity of fake trees Good going, Blockhead! No, really – good job, Charlie Brown! December 9, 2019, 4:44PM
R.I.P. Caroll Spinney, the Muppeteer who performed Big Bird for half a century He also played Oscar the Grouch beginning in 1969. December 9, 2019, 9:55AM
R.I.P. Rene Auberjonois of Benson, Star Trek and Boston Legal The Odo actor was 79. December 8, 2019, 5:12PM
R.I.P. Robert Walker Jr., Charlie from Star Trek's ''Charlie X'' and Jack from ''Easy Rider'' The actor, best known for his turn as a teenager with powers on Star Trek, was 79 years old. December 6, 2019, 3:31PM
Andy Griffith told the story of Frosty the Snowman in a Rankin-Bass production The magic may have been in that sheriff's badge of Andy's, not a hat! December 5, 2019, 3:48PM
9 odd but true facts about The Odd Couple Did you know the classic 1970s sitcom featured 'Peanuts' siblings and Penny Marshall family reunions? It almost starred Dean Martin and Mickey Rooney, too. December 5, 2019, 12:52PM
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8 forgotten Christmas specials of the 1980s Did you spend the holidays with George Burns, Pee-wee and Freddie the Freeloader. December 5, 2019, 11:38AM
R.I.P. Claude Earl Jones, who twice played a deputy to Andy Griffith Jones was in two of Griffith's Abel Marsh pilots in the 1970s. December 4, 2019, 4:45PM
Tell us: What are the greatest TV shows, songs and movies of the 1960s? You pick the best shows, songs and movies of the Sweet Sixties! December 4, 2019, 9:17AM
R.I.P. D.C. Fontana, influential writer for Star Trek and the mind behind Vulcan culture The hall of fame screenwriter was 80 years old. December 3, 2019, 2:53PM
16 beloved TV stars who passed away in the 1960s Stars of The Flintstones and Star Trek left us too soon. December 3, 2019, 1:26PM
R.I.P. Shelley Morrison, Sister Sixto of The Flying Nun and Rosario Salazar of Will & Grace She drew on her Spanish heritage in a career spanning four decades. She was 83. December 3, 2019, 10:24AM
You can now ask classic TV stars to send a personalized message to your friends and family Care to get a personal message from Greg Brady? December 3, 2019, 9:24AM
10 things you probably forgot about the '80s classic 'A Very Brady Christmas' Everyone returned for this reunion — minus the original Cindy, the original Sam, and Bobby's original hair color. December 2, 2019, 4:53PM
The new James Bond movie uses the same font as The Love Boat Bond, exciting and new… December 2, 2019, 2:57PM
Martin Scorsese stokes nostalgia for bygone restaurant chains Lum's and Howard Johnson's A Robert DeNiro says, "There ain't a better hot dog in America." December 2, 2019, 12:06PM
R.I.P. Joan Staley, co-star of Don Knotts and classic Batman villain The former Playboy Playmate appeared on Perry Mason and 77 Sunset Strip before becoming Bob Barker's agent. December 2, 2019, 9:48AM
There's a prop from the future in this episode of Bonanza that you probably missed It was a "bear-ly" noticeable prop that you probably didn't think about! November 27, 2019, 1:43PM
The 10 most desired tech gifts of the 1970s, year by year From Atari to the DustBuster, gadgets were awesome in the 1970s. November 27, 2019, 12:58PM
Will & Grace will recreate iconic ''I Love Lucy'' moments — and feature Lucie Arnaz The cast will be recreating three memorable I Love Lucy scenes November 27, 2019, 11:28AM
A rare dated reference in The Andy Griffith Show pondered the moon landing "Ohhh, that's the finest thing in the world, settin' on a porch on a moonlit night..." November 26, 2019, 11:39AM
You can make the same banana bread that Jim Nabors enjoyed! A recipe so good, you can't help but shout, ''Shazaam!'' November 25, 2019, 11:36AM
8 arresting facts about Hal Smith of The Andy Griffith Show He was the Pancake Man, Santa Claus and an inspiration for Scotty on Star Trek. November 25, 2019, 11:12AM
Save 20% everything in the MeTV Store now through December 3 Use the promo code METVHOLIDAY! November 25, 2019, 8:00AM
William Shatner receives high Canadian honor It's the second-highest honor a Canadian civilian can receive November 22, 2019, 2:14PM
R.I.P. Michael J. Pollard, who played the cousin of Barney Fife The "Cousin Virgil" actor also inspired the screen name of Michael J. Fox. He was 80 years old. November 22, 2019, 1:55PM
Norm's wife appears just one time on Cheers — kind of The two women who played Vera also played a love interest of Cliff in another holiday episode! November 22, 2019, 1:34PM
WKRP in Cincinnati's Thanksgiving episode was based on a real turkey giveaway Watch it this Sunday, November 24, on MeTV! November 21, 2019, 1:18PM
8 things you probably forgot about the live-action Flintstones movie The blockbuster had Liz Taylor's final film role and hidden cameos by Hanna and Barbera. November 21, 2019, 12:21PM
Clint Eastwood is the owner of a stunning 22-acre ranch in California The Mission Ranch Hotel and Restaurant was rescued by the Rawhide star in the 1980s. November 21, 2019, 9:59AM
One hip rock band is releasing a box set on refurbished 8-Track tapes These handmade tapes were recycled from four-decade-old releases. November 21, 2019, 9:55AM
Sherwood Schwartz foolishly tried (and failed) to prank the Professor on Gilligan's Island You know Russell Johnson outsmarted him... November 21, 2019, 9:09AM
See the final screen roles for the cast of Hogan's Heroes They were villains for both Schwarzenegger and The Partridge Family. November 20, 2019, 3:09PM
6 little snippets you never knew about Howard McNear of The Andy Griffith Show Before he was a barber, he was an action hero. November 20, 2019, 1:47PM
6 far-out facts about the wacky Star Wars Holiday Special Stars like Bea Arthur and Art Carney traveled to a galaxy far, far away for this notoriously bad TV film. November 20, 2019, 1:20PM
The fourth Star Trek reboot movie is back on — with a new director After being shelved for nearly a year, the film is back in production. November 20, 2019, 9:57AM
Liza Minnelli wanted a key role on The Twilight Zone but could not pass the audition The iconic singer wanted a break in "Come Wander with Me," the final episode filmed in the original series. November 19, 2019, 4:55PM
There's a big M*A*S*H reference hiding right in the middle of Sesame Street And the children's show just introduced another M*A*S*H reference for its 50th anniversary! November 19, 2019, 3:34PM
Richard Dawson recorded a kooky psychedelic record while making Hogan's Heroes Have you ever heard a Family Feud host sing about fruit? November 14, 2019, 4:45PM
The same Flintstones episode that introduces Bamm-Bamm had this perfect parody of Perry Mason The Rubbles come up against Perry Masonry trying to adopt Bamm-Bamm. November 14, 2019, 3:10PM
A song sung by Lorne Greene explains how ''Little'' Joe Cartwright got his name It turns out, it's not because he's smaller than Hoss! November 14, 2019, 2:49PM
5 forgotten Don Knotts movies before and after his Mayberry days 'Wake Me When It's Over' might not be the most exciting movie title. November 14, 2019, 2:17PM
Maverick replaced James Garner with a lookalike and hoped viewers didn't notice "Put me in a dress and call me Brenda!" November 13, 2019, 4:48PM
Ron Howard had to prove his directing chops to actress Bette Davis When your leading actress gets tough, the tough stay calm...right? November 13, 2019, 2:29PM
Take a look at the former Hawaii home of Jim Nabors, now selling for $4.5 million Golly! The 170-plus acres sit on the island of Maui. November 13, 2019, 11:48AM