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Wilford Brimley made his breakthrough essentially playing himself on The Waltons His character was even named Brimley. August 3, 2020, 11:17AM
Henry Winkler once explained how Sylvester Stallone inspired Fonzie's voice Discover the true source of "Aayyy!" August 3, 2020, 9:20AM
Ever wonder why Sheriff Andy wore a cast for two episodes? We're used to seeing Andy slappin' wrists, not injuring his! August 3, 2020, 8:55AM
Collector's Call Web Extras: Iconic Hollywood cars and awesome replicas! How much is a real Monkeemobile worth? August 2, 2020, 8:30PM
7 truly bizarre Seventies TV specials that could only have aired in 1978 What other year could deliver the Carpenters in space, a Flintstones roast, disco Archie, KISS, Wookiees and "Ognir Rrats"? July 31, 2020, 11:54AM
8 things you might not know about the awesome 1966 Batmobile Apparently, Batman went to the DMV. July 31, 2020, 11:35AM
Lynda Goodfriend played both Richie's wife and Ralph's girlfriend on Happy Days She actually played two different dates for Richie — and even more characters in the Happy Days universe. July 30, 2020, 11:26AM
Barbara Eden's lone visit to Mayberry is hardly the only interesting thing about ''The Manicurist'' Two familiar Andy Griffith Show characters said goodbye — another secretly appeared. July 29, 2020, 4:03PM
The strange story of M-U-S-H, the M*A*S*H cartoon spoof that nearly ruined its studio Filmation never made a show for ABC again. July 29, 2020, 2:47PM
R.I.P. Jacqueline Scott, who played both the Fugitive's sister and Festus' love interest She also played Dennis Weaver's wife in 'Duel'. She was 89. July 29, 2020, 9:44AM
A rabid wolf and Ronny Howard made for one of the best episodes of The Big Valley Peter Breck always seemed to get the exotic animal episodes — with good reason. July 28, 2020, 4:31PM
This is how The Flintstones originally depicted Pebbles all grown up This is not the elder Pebbles you probably remember. July 28, 2020, 1:45PM
Earl Hamner Jr. felt Grandpa Walton's presence on set long after Will Geer passed away Geer's personality and heart "permeated" the set even after he was gone. July 28, 2020, 9:20AM
This is the only M*A*S*H episode to feature every major character from the show ''Our Finest Hour'' holds a special place in 4077 lore. July 27, 2020, 2:21PM
Look for one of the most notorious fashion icons of the 1970s in this Adam-12 episode Edy Williams sure knew how to stand out on the red carpet. July 27, 2020, 11:28AM
''Fonzie’s Old Lady'' was actually dating Vinnie Barbarino in real life Diana Hyland and John Travolta shared a brief and powerful love that was cut short. July 27, 2020, 8:47AM
Collector's Call Web Extras: An 'I Love Lucy' collection loaded with rare items! Check out these rare I Love Lucy collectibles and items from Lucy's personal collection! July 26, 2020, 8:30PM
Looking back at the early Sixties screen career of Regis Philbin The legendary TV host can be found acting in The Big Valley, That Girl and more. July 25, 2020, 3:59PM
Batman's first onscreen girlfriend changed her name to appear in Svengoolie's The Land Unknown Shirley Patterson revived her career as Shawn Smith… until a freak skiing accident. July 24, 2020, 1:50PM
Polaroid fooled everyone into thinking this Star Trek actress was married to James Garner Mariette Hartley went from ''All Our Yesterdays'' to a ''marriage'' with Maverick. July 24, 2020, 10:03AM
The voice of Mister Ed appeared on Gunsmoke in some of his final screen roles Can you picture this cavalry captain saying, "Wilbur!?" July 23, 2020, 4:08PM
Cher's mom was in an episode of 'I Love Lucy' The model and singer also appeared in The Lucy Show. July 23, 2020, 11:28AM
This friend of John Wayne directed more than 90 episodes of Gunsmoke Andrew V. McLaglen went on to direct hit movies with stars like John Wayne, James Stewart and Doris Day. July 22, 2020, 11:44AM
Lorne Greene built a personal replica of the Ponderosa in Arizona The Bonanza star had his own private Bonanza-accurate ranch. July 22, 2020, 10:29AM
5 reasons Andy Griffith's flop 'Headmaster' deserved to be a hit Mayberry fans were not ready for a cutting-edge Andy. July 21, 2020, 3:48PM
This actress appeared in both The Waltons and the movie Spencer's Mountain Virginia Gregg was in two adaptations of Earl Hamner's childhood. July 21, 2020, 3:34PM
Mark McCain's first crush on The Rifleman was a Mickey Mouse Club reunion of sorts Cheryl Holdridge was the only female Mouseketeer to appear on the Western. July 21, 2020, 2:25PM
Wally Cleaver's bombshell date was the same girl who revealed the origin of Dobie Gillis' name She moved a little too fast for two teens of early-Sixties sitcoms. July 21, 2020, 10:48AM
8 things you never knew about Meredith MacRae of My Three Sons and Petticoat Junction She helped an NFL icon act and became an award-winning interviewer. July 20, 2020, 1:50PM
James Best lied about his guitar skills to get cast on The Andy Griffith Show "The Guitar Player" couldn’t play a lick! July 20, 2020, 10:15AM
Roz Kelly was a hip Sixties photographer before she became Pinky Tuscadero on Happy Days She went from capturing the coolest pic of Jimi Hendrix to romancing the Fonz. July 20, 2020, 10:10AM
Collector's Call Web Extras: A hot rod collection worth millions! Sheri Goldstrom's museum has far more than this red-hot Little Deuce Coupe! July 19, 2020, 8:30PM
Svengoolie fans share their unboxing of the new Svengoolie at Home goodies Share your unboxing on social media with #Svengoolie! July 17, 2020, 2:02PM
This Star Trek creature also happened to be the Brady boys' football coach There were also secretly two Lincolns in ''The Savage Curtain''! July 17, 2020, 2:01PM
10 classic TV shows you might not realize were reboots Perry, Lucy, Buck, Belvedere and more can trace their roots back to films from prior decades. July 16, 2020, 4:20PM
This Andy Griffith Show actress appeared on television just the one time So what happened to Edris March of ''Ellie Saves a Female''? July 15, 2020, 4:42PM
This is by far the most mysterious shop in all of Mayberry Who the heck is Hajwzk? July 14, 2020, 2:19PM
The Rifleman's Abe Lincoln is the same one you heard in Disney's Hall of Presidents Royal Dano was the go-to guy for playing Honest Abe. July 14, 2020, 2:02PM
Both of these Mayberry women played Rob Petrie's mom on The Dick Van Dyke Show Somehow both members of the Women's Historical Society became Laura's mother-in-law. July 13, 2020, 3:42PM
Gomer Pyle's grandma was the first actress to play Tarzan's Jane on-screen Enid Markey was also Barney Fife's landlady! July 13, 2020, 1:39PM
The same actor got diagnosed with hysterical paralysis on M*A*S*H twice You’re not going crazy. We got a double dose of this madness. July 13, 2020, 8:47AM
Collector's Call Web Extras: A supersized superhero collection and museum! Incredible props from Batman, Superman, Captain America, Deadpool and more! July 12, 2020, 8:30PM
Do you remember the show 'Stanley'? Buddy Hackett and Carol Burnett starred in this short-lived 1950s sitcom. July 10, 2020, 4:43PM
R.I.P. Brandis Kemp, Fridays cast member and onetime Klinger nemesis She worked alongside Larry David and Michael Richards in late-night comedy. July 10, 2020, 9:54AM
Did you ever notice one of the Von Trapp children became a love interest for Peter Brady? The youngest Sound of Music star was one of the many teens on The Brady Bunch. July 10, 2020, 9:45AM
Lorne Greene, Michael Landon and Dan Blocker bought a Malibu beach for millions and gave it away The scenic Dan Blocker Beach sat unused for decades. July 10, 2020, 2:58AM
Pernell Roberts did not want to wear a toupee on Bonanza — and it once fell off in a scene Adam Cartwright had a hair-raising stunt in season six. July 9, 2020, 3:44PM
'The Far Side' creator Gary Larson is making new cartoons again after 25 years He’s drawing them with digital tools and publishing them online. July 9, 2020, 12:00PM
7 forgotten teen idols of the Seventies Do you remember Wild, Brophy and the other Baio? July 8, 2020, 2:10PM
You can find three actors who played Perry Mason in 'Perry Mason' Raymond Burr was not the only Perry portrayer on the show! July 8, 2020, 1:49PM