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The final M*A*S*H episode filmed paid off a joke they set up 255 episodes early The very first scene has a joke that only makes sense in the last thing they shot. September 25, 2020, 2:51PM
The boat from this favorite Columbo episode ended up sinking off the coast of Thailand The Sun Princess was scrapped pretty recently. September 25, 2020, 2:32PM
Two different Rifleman episodes open with the exact same shot The music makes one feel happy and the other serious. September 24, 2020, 11:48AM
William Shatner acted alongside two of his daughters in Star Trek's ''Miri'' Two Starfleet officers were named after his children, too. September 23, 2020, 5:00PM
10 fast food burgers you will never eat again Take a beefy bite out of the past. September 23, 2020, 4:56PM
9 times you heard Mel Blanc's voice in a live-action TV show The man of a thousand voices was in everything from Perry Mason to Gilligan's Island. September 23, 2020, 2:26PM
See the cast of The Rifleman in their earliest screen roles How did Chuck, Johnny, Patricia and Paul kick off their careers? September 23, 2020, 11:29AM
The same woman played both Marcia Brady's and Bart Simpson's teacher Marcia (Wallace)! Marcia (Wallace)! Marcia (Wallace)! September 22, 2020, 3:56PM
5 things you never noticed in the Twilight Zone classic ''The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street'' Find out about the recycled props, behind-the-scenes talent, and original darker ending to this iconic episode. September 22, 2020, 11:57AM
Adam-12 worked in a clever little easter egg for fans of helicopters Did you catch this call back to one of Lucille Ball's earliest hits? September 21, 2020, 4:16PM
Mark McCain's mysterious mom on The Rifleman was Mork's mentor Marian Seldes taught Robin Williams, Christopher Reeve, Kelsey Grammer and many more. September 21, 2020, 1:27PM
This M*A*S*H episode quietly paid tribute to Harry Morgan's movie career From carnival barking in 'State Fair' to hiding from Gary Cooper in 'High Noon'. September 21, 2020, 9:37AM
Betty Lynn explained how Thelma Lou became Barney Fife's great love There was no plan to bring Thelma Lou back until Betty Lynn got cast. September 21, 2020, 9:04AM
8 interesting things revealed by your survey quiz answers Here are your favorite shows, characters and even discontinued sweets you want to bring back! September 18, 2020, 4:44PM
Sherry Jackson wore her Star Trek costume to lunch and immediately got cast in a movie The former Make Room for Daddy star landed a role in a spy caper thanks to this jumpsuit. September 18, 2020, 3:11PM
A 1980 magazine article about the future of TV got it spot on — with a few ridiculous exceptions The writer predicted DVRs, flatscreens, email and "the cable." September 18, 2020, 9:33AM
M*A*S*H met Mayberry in a 1958 movie and nobody noticed it Klinger and Andy together?! Too bad Jamie Farr didn't receive credit for his role. September 18, 2020, 9:31AM
Michael Learned's real-life kids wanted her to be more like Olivia Walton They wished life would imitate art, according to Judy Norton in a new video. September 17, 2020, 2:32PM
5 surprising things we learned about James Garner from a 1981 interview The Maverick star had a surprising fear of women and horses. September 17, 2020, 10:19AM
Matlock almost had a spinoff starring George Peppard and Tracy Nelson Can you see Sister Steve and John “Hannibal” Smith as a father-daughter P.I. team? September 16, 2020, 4:45PM
Harry Morgan's final acting role reunited him with an old M*A*S*H friend — and it never aired We never got to see Potter and Winchester together one last time. September 16, 2020, 2:22PM
Star Trek's Klingons were named after this LAPD officer seen on Dragnet Wilbur Lee Clingan once worked with Gene Roddenberry. September 16, 2020, 11:50AM
6 early reviews of classic TV shows from the 1950s Some got glowing praise while others – not so much. September 15, 2020, 4:21PM
Carol Burnett nearly quit The Carol Burnett Show halfway through its run We might have never seen Mama's Family, Mrs. Wiggins and the curtain dress. September 15, 2020, 11:12AM
Humphrey Bogart made a MASH movie during the actual Korean War It was originally titled 'MASH 66' and even has a connection to 'M*A*S*H'. September 15, 2020, 10:53AM
Andy Griffith's manager cruised around in a Rolls-Royce with multiple carphones Richard O. Linke discovered Andy over the radio late one night. September 14, 2020, 3:46PM
Star Trek was just one of the pilots Gene Roddenberry made for Desilu in 1965 DeForest Kelley played the lab chief in this police drama. September 14, 2020, 2:56PM
8 things we learn about Oliver Wendell Douglas in the Green Acres premiere His backstory takes up almost half the episode! September 14, 2020, 12:54PM
This man was the original Mork from Ork but walked away from the role We can probably thank John Byner for the career of Robin Williams. September 14, 2020, 11:04AM
This is how M*A*S*H got that pool ball in George Wendt's mouth The same year Cheers debuted, we saw Norm in an abnormal predicament in the 4077th. September 14, 2020, 9:09AM
Ron Howard remembers the first time he saw Don Knotts ''Is that man crazy?'' Ronny asked his pa. September 14, 2020, 8:53AM
You missed references to The Munsters and Black Sheep Squadron in the first episode of Kolchak Look for a famous mansion and famed pilot in "The Ripper." September 11, 2020, 1:42PM
10 reasons Eve Plumb just might be the coolest member of The Brady Bunch Eat your heart out, Marcia. September 11, 2020, 10:08AM
The Andromeda Strain showed up in Buck Rogers The space series reused footage from the 1970s thriller. September 11, 2020, 9:56AM
Both original Star Trek doctors came together to fight giant man-eating bunnies in 1972 Night of the Lepus gave Trekkies a rare glimpse of Dr. McCoy and Dr. Piper working together. September 10, 2020, 3:08PM
Creating a fake sandstorm was no easy task while filming The Rifleman Cast, crew and equipment were completely covered after each take. September 10, 2020, 11:44AM
R.I.P. Diana Rigg, Emma Peel of 'The Avengers' and James Bond's wife The former Bond Girl and Dame of the British Empire was 82. September 10, 2020, 11:13AM
The last two episodes of Green Acres aren't really episodes of Green Acres They were both pilots for spinoff shows that never got picked up. See Pat Morita years before The Karate Kid. September 9, 2020, 4:37PM
The ''hobo'' of The Andy Griffith Show actually lost his teeth serving in World War II Ironically, you might recognize Douglas Fowley better as a famous gunfighting dentist. September 9, 2020, 3:41PM
Riker from Star Trek was the first actor who sat in Grandpa Walton's chair following his death Jonathan Frakes always did look good in a uniform. September 9, 2020, 3:10PM
This Gilligan's Island visitor was the voice and model for Captain Hook "Wrongway Feldman" has a place in Disney history. September 9, 2020, 1:47PM
Interview: Sandy Renda remembers working with Jackie Gleason on The Honeymooners We chat with one of the last surviving cast members of the classic sitcom. September 9, 2020, 11:26AM
See the best of Curly in The Three Stooges all this fall on MeTV Get your Nyuks starting on September 12. September 8, 2020, 4:10PM
Did you ever notice this imposter Floyd the Barber on The Andy Griffith Show? Howard McNear missed more than 40 episodes due to health issues, but they quietly found a substitute. September 8, 2020, 2:46PM
15 groovy, goofy toys that you could only find in the year 1977 Cher, Benji, CBs and custom vans were all the rage with kids. September 8, 2020, 2:00PM
Buddy Hackett was four years younger than his “son” on The Rifleman What a difference a beard makes! September 8, 2020, 1:55PM
R.I.P. Kevin Dobson, star of Kojak and Knots Landing He served in the army and worked as a railroad conductor before becoming an actor. September 8, 2020, 11:10AM
Garry Marshall's kids appeared in a bunch of Happy Days episodes You can also hear Clint Howard yelling off-screen in "The Magic Show." September 8, 2020, 9:40AM
This telephone directory is from Andy Griffith’s real hometown Blink and you'll miss this rare reference to Mount Airy. September 8, 2020, 8:44AM
Virginia City from Bonanza was in an episode of Gunsmoke The fake “Paramount mountain” is unmistakable in both. September 4, 2020, 4:15PM