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Remembering Florence Henderson’s wonderfully weird appearance on the first season of ‘The Muppet Show’ She wore psychedelic tie-dye and almost came between Kermit and Miss Piggy. May 29, 2020, 5:14PM
R.I.P. Anthony James, actor in ‘Gunsmoke’ and ‘Return to Witch Mountain’ The frequent onscreen villain became an artist later in life. May 29, 2020, 1:38PM
R.I.P. Marge Redmond, the friendly Sister Jacqueline on 'The Flying Nun' She was also the narrator in the Sally Field sitcom and a Cool Whip spokesperson. She was 95. May 29, 2020, 1:10PM
9 things you never knew about the ''Happy Days'' theme song Pink Floyd, Wonder Woman and the Fugees can all thank the creators of this tune. May 29, 2020, 9:42AM
Don Knotts kept his family laughing to the very end "He had this funniness that was just completely, insanely natural," Karen Knotts said in an interview. May 28, 2020, 11:59AM
See the cast of Happy Days in their earliest screen roles They met Alice in Wonderland and worked in forgotten Spielberg projects. May 27, 2020, 2:14PM
Spend Sundays with the Brady Bunch in the Summer of MeTV theme weeks Revisit the best of the Brady Bunch with a two-hour "Brady Brunch." May 27, 2020, 1:34PM
My Time in Chesterville, Chapter 3: The Secret Waterfall Read the third installment of MeTV's first original fiction story. Catch up on chapters 1 and 2 if you haven't already! May 27, 2020, 8:50AM
R.I.P. Richard Herd of T.J. Hooker, Star Trek: Voyager and Seinfeld The actor also played a memorable captain on M*A*S*H. He was 87. May 26, 2020, 2:54PM
13 tiny details you never noticed in early episodes of Happy Days Look for these little details in the second season! May 26, 2020, 2:53PM
There’s a new podcast all about Bonanza Comedians play hilarious characters who review specific episodes. May 26, 2020, 11:07AM
Three Dog Night turned down the M*A*S*H theme song because it was ''too negative'' One of the most successful rock bands of the era rejected this surefire 'S*M*A*S*H' hit. May 26, 2020, 10:46AM
This M*A*S*H cheerleader became a ''female Andy Warhol'' "Henry in Love" was written for Kathrine Baumann, who became a famed handbag maker. May 26, 2020, 9:10AM
Blink and you might've missed the Flintstones take on the Ferrari Fred's once swapped the Flintmobile for this cooler ride. The Ferrari "Dino" came out a year later. May 26, 2020, 8:40AM
Collector's Call Web Extras: A Matlock star with a monster collection This character actor has rare costumes from Planet of the Apes, Matlock, Phantasm and more. May 24, 2020, 8:30PM
9 things you never noticed in the reunion movie 'Return to Mayberry' Did you notice Don's daughter and Judy Jetson? See it this Sunday at 5PM | 4C! May 22, 2020, 3:44PM
This week on The Month of Mayberry: The Best of 'The Bee Team' The fourth week of The Month of Mayberry focuses on Bee, Gomer, Otis, Ernest and the rest! Here are some highlights. May 22, 2020, 3:27PM
Yvonne Craig was nearly another famous green alien on Star Trek Plus, learn why she found the body paint to be "dismal." May 22, 2020, 2:07PM
One man appeared in nearly 200 Gunsmoke episodes but was only credited once He’s also in one of the many openings used for the long-running series. May 21, 2020, 4:17PM
This Perry Mason actor sometimes played three characters in the same episode Don Anderson was the hardest-working extra on Perry Mason — he even beat Perry Mason! May 21, 2020, 4:10PM
Let’s recognize the only extra who committed to selling this dramatic M*A*S*H scene A serious escape scene is no time to smile. May 20, 2020, 2:55PM
The case of the missing laugh track in ''Opie the Birdman'' Did the Andy Griffith Show need a laugh track? Academics tried to find out. May 20, 2020, 1:41PM
3 forgotten starring roles Ron Howard had been the Andy Griffith Show and Happy Days Did you ever see him in a Disney movie, a cop sitcom and a twisty mystery? May 20, 2020, 11:26AM
'The Andy Griffith Show' reunion movie 'Return to Mayberry' is coming to MeTV on May 31 Catch up with Andy, Opie, Barney and the gang in this charming 1986 TV movie. May 20, 2020, 11:20AM
My Time in Chesterville, Chapter 2: The Double Brauman Bubble Beaker Read the second installment of MeTV's first original fiction story. Make sure to catch up on chapter 1 if you haven't already! May 20, 2020, 8:30AM
Carol Burnett performed all the songs on her show without ever learning to read music She drew “little squigglies” on the lyrics to remember the tune. May 19, 2020, 1:44PM
6 things you never noticed in the Andy Griffith Show favorite ''Mr. McBeevee" Did you ever catch the reunion of Opie and McBeevee on Happy Days? May 18, 2020, 3:25PM
R.I.P. Ken Osmond, who played best buddy Eddie Haskell on Leave It to Beaver Osmond later became a police officer. He was 76. May 18, 2020, 1:43PM
Before he became a Walton, Jon Walmsley got schooled on 'Adam-12' Eddie Munster stole the spotlight, but Jason Walton snuck in the scene! May 18, 2020, 9:46AM
This week on The Month of Mayberry: The Best of Opie It's "Opie Dokie" week May 18–22 at 8PM | 7C! May 18, 2020, 5:00AM
Collector's Call Web Extras: Star Wars toys, comics, props and more! See things we could not fit in this episode from a galaxy far, far away! May 17, 2020, 8:30PM
Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley and Mama's Family join the MeTV schedule this summer! The Summer of Me kicks off on June 1! See the new lineup. May 16, 2020, 8:00AM
The cast of 1957's 'The Deadly Mantis' reunited a year later on Perry Mason Alix Talton was a "Della Street" on the big screen and femme fatale on TV. See 'The Deadly Mantis' on Svengoolie this weekend! May 15, 2020, 2:01PM
New Star Trek prequel series will follow the adventures of Spock and Captain Pike The world from the original Star Trek pilot will be explored in this spinoff series May 15, 2020, 1:03PM
Mark Hamill made his screen debut alongside Andy Griffith The 1970-71 season was a breakthrough for the Star Wars star — and a struggle for Sheriff Andy. May 15, 2020, 10:39AM
Alan Alda's grandson shared a heartwarming video about his famous grandpa "Growing up, he was always a family man," Jake says. May 14, 2020, 9:50AM
My Time in Chesterville, Chapter 1: The Brand-New Kodak Read MeTV's first original fiction story. Keep up with new chapters out every week! May 13, 2020, 9:00AM
8 things you never knew about Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! Without Frank Sinatra and Dobie Gillis, we might not know the Great Dane the same way. May 12, 2020, 2:36PM
9 details you likely missed in the first Perry Mason episode Changing hair color, oddly familiar horses and an Oscar record holder can be found. See how it all began on Friday at 9AM | 8C. May 12, 2020, 9:29AM
Did this M*A*S*H love scene give you déjà vu? M*A*S*H reminds us déjà vu literally means “already seen.” May 12, 2020, 8:55AM
10 Mayberry residents you never noticed in movies made in the 1980s You can find them in thrillers and teen comedies! May 11, 2020, 4:27PM
This is the nearly superhuman singer who secretly sang while Barney Fife lip-synched He famously became the voice of both God and Mayberry's deputy. May 11, 2020, 11:25AM
R.I.P. Jerry Stiller, who took his comedy from The Ed Sullivan Show to Seinfeld The sitcom icon and half of the legendary Stiller and Meara comedy duo was 92. May 11, 2020, 9:13AM
This week on The Month of Mayberry: The Best of Barney Fife Watch the greatest moments of Don Knotts on The Andy Griffith Show, May 11–15! May 11, 2020, 5:00AM
The woman who played Barney Fife's mom owned more of Mayberry than you realize Lillian Culver has deep ties to television production history. May 8, 2020, 2:39PM
10 things you never noticed in the movie Munster, Go Home! This Svengoolie favorite features familiar TV faces, illegal coffins, record-setting boats and more! May 8, 2020, 1:20PM
Andy Warhol sailed with Andy Griffith in one of the most unique episodes of The Love Boat Greenwich Village met Mayberry on a TV cruise in 1985. Watch it Sunday, May 10, at 6PM | 5C. May 7, 2020, 3:44PM
This mysterious, unidentified Mayberry actress was the stand-in for Don Knotts Nice Dress Nellie was the true ''Marvel'' of The Andy Griffith Show. May 7, 2020, 11:19AM
After nearly 70 years, the Dum-Dums lollipops prize program is ending Collect all those wrappers you’ve been saving — the program ends May 31! May 7, 2020, 10:25AM
See the cast of Hogan's Heroes in their earliest screen roles They started their careers alongside Burt Lancaster, Ginger Rogers, Dick Van Dyke and… Floyd the Barber? May 6, 2020, 4:29PM