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Festus got to show off his singing chops a few times on Gunsmoke We answer some fan mail. Turns out, Ken Curtis was a big band singer before becoming an actor. October 23, 2020, 11:50AM
Tab cola has officially been discontinued Coca-Cola’s first diet drink was launched in 1963. October 23, 2020, 9:48AM
Tim Burton is bringing The Addams Family back to television The inventive filmmaker is bringing his talents to the small screen. October 22, 2020, 4:29PM
This Brady Bunch guest star was a singer once deemed ''too sexy for Italy'' Abbe Lane flirted with Mike Brady and nearly scandalized Jackie Gleason. October 22, 2020, 2:03PM
Lynette Mettey played four different nurses on M*A*S*H She was Baker, Able, Griffin and Anderson. Phew! October 22, 2020, 1:34PM
R.I.P. The Amazing Randi, the popular magician who appeared on Happy Days He appeared on TV from kids' shows to late-night and toured with Alice Cooper. October 22, 2020, 11:21AM
Tune in and watch spooky Halloween episodes on MeTV's ''Scream with Me'' Look for eerie episodes of your favorites from October 24–31… including a rarely-seen 1979 Flintstones special! October 21, 2020, 3:14PM
Natalie Schafer was the only real-life millionaire on Gilligan's Island She raked in cash from real estate then donated it to a hospital… and a poodle? October 21, 2020, 2:21PM
Mickey Rooney's son, Teddy, appeared in one episode of The Rifleman. He starred alongside Edgar “Uncle Joe” Buchanan. October 21, 2020, 11:15AM
The first episode of Trackdown had a major error right off the bat The narrator had a silly typo on his script, it seems. October 21, 2020, 11:11AM
This Bonanza episode had a nod to Lorne Greene's past — and a huge historical plot hole Jean Lafitte is a colorful character from American history — and implausible. October 21, 2020, 10:35AM
Elinor Donahue's time in Mayberry deserves more respect This story will (hopefully) change the way you see Ellie Walker. October 20, 2020, 3:03PM
10 actors from The Andy Griffith Show who voiced major cartoon characters You can find members of Peanuts and the Justice League in Mayberry! October 20, 2020, 12:03PM
For the first time since 1965, the Peanuts holiday specials are not scheduled to air on broadcast TV Good grief! A 55-year streak has been broken. October 20, 2020, 11:59AM
Lucille Ball secretly popped up on the cover of a magazine in I Love Lucy It also might be proof of time travel. Maybe. October 19, 2020, 3:03PM
The fancy French waiter from The Andy Griffith Show also served Gomer, Laverne and more Roger Til played a maître d' on shows from the Sixties through Nineties! October 19, 2020, 1:50PM
Tom Bosley's real wife played his bowling buddy on Happy Days They were married for 30 years. October 19, 2020, 9:36AM
Elinor Donahue was only credited in three episodes of The Andy Griffith Show They gave a shout out to her wardrobe provider… but not the actress herself. October 16, 2020, 3:26PM
A new Buck Rogers movie is in development The 25th century hero is getting a 21st century reboot. October 15, 2020, 4:44PM
A Golden Girl and the guy who played ALF made a totally Eighties Halloween special The Wickedest Witch aired just once in 1989. October 15, 2020, 4:00PM
Before he was Beaver, Jerry Mathers made his TV debut in one of the earliest Halloween episodes Mathers was just four years old when he went trick-or-treating at the Nelsons. October 15, 2020, 2:10PM
All three Maverick men appeared together in just one episode of the classic Western Roger Moore guest starred on the show before he became cousin Beau. October 15, 2020, 12:22PM
Happy Days was the only time Cathy Silvers got to work with her legendary dad Phil Silvers Sgt. Bilko and Jenny Piccolo were related! Her twin sister appeared on Happy Days, too! October 15, 2020, 10:01AM
The scariest episodes of 20 classic TV shows that horror fans should see Everyone dabbles in horror — even Beaver, the Bradys and the Waltons. October 14, 2020, 2:21PM
R.I.P. Conchata Ferrell of 'L.A. Law' and 'Two and a Half Men' and much more The three-time Emmy nominee was 77. October 14, 2020, 11:31AM
The same deer appeared on The Rifleman multiple times The eight-point buck always seemed to get away! October 14, 2020, 9:24AM
Both Lucas McCain and Marshal Matt Dillon went temporarily blind for one episode The common trope shows up in everything from M*A*S*H to Mannix. October 13, 2020, 9:14AM
8 surprising things you never knew about Fruity Pebbles cereal This Flintstones breakfast staple has changed its flavors over the years — and nearly had a different name. October 12, 2020, 3:24PM
6 little differences you never noticed in the Perry Mason pilot episode "The Moth-Eaten Mink" was filmed months before the other episodes — and it shows. October 12, 2020, 2:37PM
R.I.P. Tom Kennedy, hard-working game show host of the 1970s and '80s He hosted Password, Name That Tune and The Price Is Right. October 12, 2020, 1:22PM
Ma and Pa Walton quietly fell in love behind the scenes of the show "We had a deep love." October 12, 2020, 9:59AM
Adam West once explained why he didn’t become a TV western star Here's why he never became the next Maverick or Marshall Matt Dillon. October 12, 2020, 9:20AM
You heard that right, Goober had a different name in one 'Andy' episode Who the heck is Beasley? October 9, 2020, 3:49PM
Who is the little old lady with the hat sitting in dozens of Perry Mason trials? Here is a deep mystery that even Paul Drake can't solve. October 8, 2020, 3:43PM
A woman who seduced Lucas on The Rifleman was married to the show's producer in real life Enid Jaynes shared a kiss with Chuck Connors – while they were both in character, of course! October 8, 2020, 2:44PM
5 fun facts about Ted McGinley, the so-called ''sitcom killer'' He took Brooke Shields to her prom! October 8, 2020, 1:33PM
R.I.P. Johnny Nash, the '70s pop star who sang a classic '60s cartoon theme song Did you grow up watching 'The Mighty Hercules'? October 7, 2020, 3:35PM
Keep your eyes peeled for young Clint Eastwood in a tiny role on Svengoolie In fact, all you can see are his eyes. October 7, 2020, 3:04PM
Here are the favorite episodes of six Western stars See what Michael Landon, James Arness and more selected as their favorite pieces of work. October 7, 2020, 2:13PM
A fake movie in Green Acres mashed together clips from classic Boris Karloff horror flicks “Frankenstein Meets Mary Poppins” used footage from many early scary movies. October 6, 2020, 4:30PM
WKRP in Cincinnati was the first TV show to feature the music of Van Halen The sitcom helped introduce the music of Eddie Van Halen to American ears. October 6, 2020, 4:30PM
An entire Cannon episode centered around an obscure T. Rex song More proof that Cannon was cooler than your average crime show. October 6, 2020, 4:14PM
The girl that Andy tossed in jail grew up to have a crush on Gomer Pyle Joy Ellison grew up in the world of Mayberry. Today, she is a dialect coach for actors. October 6, 2020, 11:46AM
Jodie Foster made one of her earliest screen appearances on Adam-12 Half a century later, the role still sticks in her mind. October 6, 2020, 11:32AM
8 episodes of The Andy Griffith Show that dabble with the supernatural Get into the spooky seasonal spirit with these hilariously eerie episodes. October 5, 2020, 4:38PM
Was Count Istvan Teleky on The Andy Griffith Show a real person? “Count Istvan Telesky exists!” October 5, 2020, 9:10AM
Everything an Opie fan should know about Ron Howard's guest spot on M*A*S*H Young Ron Howard predicted M*A*S*H would be a success. October 5, 2020, 8:40AM
All four of Chuck Connors' sons appeared in one Rifleman episode Filming the episode took twice as long because the kids kept ruining takes! October 2, 2020, 3:38PM
Christopher Knight made his screen debut in this curious Mannix episode Uhura's earrings and Armenian dialogue are also reasons to see ''Coffin for a Clown.'' October 2, 2020, 2:57PM
Bonanza took ''ghost town'' literally in its spooky tribute to The Twilight Zone Little Joe encountered the supernatural in the sensational ''Twilight Town.'' October 2, 2020, 2:43PM