Friday, October 13, 2017

Star Trek Voyager: Complete Series

 Star Trek Voyager was aired for seven seasons with a total of 168 episodes filmed. The original release day was January 16, 1995 and the last show was shown May 23, 2001.
It is still being shown in syndication....
 to this very day.

The show takes place during the years 2371-2378 and follows the adventures of the Starfleet Vessel
Voyager. She is captained by a female  named Kathryn Janeway ....
played by Kate Mulgrew.

Stranded on the far side of the Milky Way Galaxy in the Delta Quadrant some 70,000 light years from Earth.
The Voyager is truly "Going Where No Man Has Gone Before" due to the great distance it is from Federation Space.....
 it has never been explored by Starfleet.
It is estimated that it will take them 75 years....
 to travel back  home.

Now you can own the complete series! A total of 47 disks!
A great addition for your.....
 Star Trek Video Library.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Private Snafu

Do you remember?

Private Snafu is the title character of a series of black-and-white American instructional cartoon shorts, ironic and humorous in tone, that were produced between 1943 and 1945 during World War II. The films were designed to instruct service personnel about security, proper sanitation habits, booby traps and other military subjects, and to improve troop morale. Primarily, they demonstrate the negative consequences of doing things wrong.


Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Popeye The Sailor

"No matter what day..No matter what time.. There is always time for Popeye!"

The true account of the making of the film "Popeye" starring Robin Williams and directed by Robert Altman. The movie is nowhere near as bad as you may have heard and the book is fun if you are into "behind the scenes" stories. Over 200 photos.

Friday, July 28, 2017

I Want To Hold Your Hand!

 The ratings went through the roof for the first show.... February 9, 1964!
A whopping 45.3% of the U.S. households tuned in that night!
I know we watched along with the 73 million other people!

February 11th they played at the Washington Coliseum. Then back to New York for two performances at Carnegie Hall.

The second Ed Sullivan Show performance was February 16th at The Miami Beach Hotel
in Florida. The ratings came very close to surpassing the first Sullivan show!

On February 19 the Beatles returned to England and were greeted by 10,000 fans at the Heathrow Airport.


Saturday, July 1, 2017

The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone series was created and hosted by Rod Serling.
The show ran for five seasons from 1959 to 1964.

 The episodes are in various genres, including psychological horror, fantasy, science fiction,
suspense, and psychological thriller.
Often they would conclude with a macabre or unexpected twist.....
 usually with a moral to the story.

Own all 156 episodes of Rod Serling's classic television series in one special box set. This episodes-only collection includes all 5 seasons of the groundbreaking TV series. 

Guest stars include Art Carney, Burgess Meredith, Cliff Robertson, Dennis Hopper, Bill Bixby, Leonard Nimoy, Burt Reynolds, Don Rickles, Jack Klugman, Robert Redford, Lee Marvin, Martin Landau, Telly Savalas, William Shatner and many more.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Remembering Andy Griffith

Born June 1, 1926 Andy Samuel Griffith Died July 3, 2012.

He starred in "The Andy Griffith Show" on CBS from October 3, 1960 until
April 1, 1968.

A total of 249 half hour programs were produced over the eight year period.

Later from 1986 -1995 he returned to TV  as Ben Matlock a criminal defense attorney.

Monday, May 15, 2017

What Year Did You Graduate?

The Graduate.....was first released in 1967 and is an drama / comedy film directed by Mike Nichols and written by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry.

It was based on the 1963 novel  by Charles Webb, who wrote it shortly after graduating from Williams College.

The film hit the big screen on December 22, 1967.....
It was the top grossing film of 1968....the year that I graduated from high school.

It grossed $104.9 million....  When that amount is adjusted for inflation, that's a whopping $754 million in today's money!


Saturday, April 29, 2017

Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows was distinguished by its vividly melodramatic performances, atmospheric interiors, memorable story lines, numerous dramatic plot twists, adventurous music score, broad cosmos of characters and heroic adventures. 

It was the first thing to watch in the afternoon after school was out!
 To this day..... it still has a huge cult following!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Oscar Mayer Kid

Andy Lambros Then
"The Little Fisherman"
"It only took me an hour to learn the song because my two (older) sisters helped me," Andy said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times....
 "I didn't realize the cameras were still rolling, and I asked.... How's that?"

Lambros also did two films when he was 8 and 10 years old...... "Fatso" where he played Dom DeLuise  as a child and "History of the World Part I."
                             (His Part was Cut)

"My parents didn't let my success go to my head!"
"I was a regular kid. I had to take out the garbage....
 and do the dishes."

The story behind the famous Oscar Mayer commercial from the 1970's. As told by former Oscar Mayer V.P. of Marketing - Jerry Ringlien

Andy Lambros Now
Andrew “Andy” Lambros is a web and graphic designer, developer, marketing expert and business consultant. He is the Co-founder and President of the "Dream Builders Company", located just outside of Los Angeles, in Southern California.

 Andy has been in the technology and multimedia fields for nearly twenty years, and has worked on countless websites and technology projects throughout his career.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Ever Watch The Graduate?

WikipediA Noted That.......
 The film was released on December 22, 1967, an it received positive reviews.....
grossing 104.9 million.
With the figures adjusted for inflation the film's gross is $754 million, making it the 22nd highest-ever grossing film in North America.

In 1996, The Graduate was selected for preservation in the "U.S. National Film Registry" as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."
Initially, the film was placed at number 7 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies list in 1998. When AFI revised the list in 2007, the film was moved to number 17.

The film tells the story of  21 year-old Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman), a recent college graduate with no well-defined aim in life, who is seduced by an older woman, Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft), then falls in love with her daughter Elaine (Katharine Ross).

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Did You Watch?

It was an American competition television program that aired weekly in syndication from September 1989 to May 1996.
The series matched a cast of amateur athletes against each other, as well as against the show's own gladiators, in contests of strength and agility.

Since it was on for such a long time,
there must have been a few of us watching it.
I remember the program and watched it a time or two.....
but, I didn't follow the program faithfully.


Saturday, March 4, 2017

The Three Stooges Reruns Were And Are The Best

Growing up with black and white television, I find the memories of watching The Three Stooges,
quite delightful. So funny.... it brings tears to my eyes!
Nothing can compare to.... Those Stooges.

 The act began as part of a mid-1920s vaudeville comedy act, billed as "Ted Healy and his Stooges", consisting of Healy, Moe Howard, his brother Shemp Howard, and Larry Fine.
The four made one feature film, "Soup to Nuts", before Shemp left to pursue a solo career. He was replaced by his younger brother, Jerome "Curly" Howard.....   in 1932.

In 1934.... the trio left Healy, and signed with Columbia Pictures to appear in their own short subject comedies now billed as.....
 "The Three Stooges".
From 1934 to 1946, Moe, Larry, and Curly produced over ninety short films for Columbia. It was during this period that they were at the peak of their popularity.

             The Three Stooges The Ultimate Collection

Friday, February 17, 2017

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

The program was filmed in New Zealand and was  produced from....
 January 16, 1995 to November 22, 1999.
During the six seasons....
action figures and other memorabilia were produced, as it,
was one of the highest rated syndicated television shows in the world....
at that time.

 It was preceded by several TV movies with the same major characters in 1994 as part of....
 Universal Television's Action Pack.

Hercules and the Amazon Women 

Hercules and the Lost Kingdom

Hercules and the Circle of Fire

Hercules in the Underworld

Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur was the last one produced. It served mostly as a "clip show" of the previous movies as a lead up to the series.

The show was cancelled midway through filming of the sixth season, and only a total of eight episodes were produced after Kevin Sorbo initially declined to renew a three-year extension contract to continue his role as Hercules.

Monday, February 13, 2017

The Dick Van Dyke Show

This is the most acclaimed comedy of TV's golden age!
The Dick Van Dyke Show comes to life....
 in this fun-filled and impeccably researched book.

It is the first and only authorized biography of television's most influential comedy.
Readers are afforded full backstage access at the making of one of America's most beloved comedies, in a book that's packed with exclusive behind-the-scenes anecdotes, from the show's entire cast and crew.
Carl Reiner, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews, and, of course, Dick Van Dyke himself provide their very own personal insights.

Illustrated with more than 150 rare photos....
many of them never before published!

This indispensable companion to The Dick Van Dyke Show also features the first and only complete viewer's guide to all 158 episodes of the show, including Carl Reiner's Head of the Family, the pilot film that started it all.

 Written in an engaging style by the Emmy-winning writer and journalist Vince Waldron,
The Official Dick Van Dyke Show really is the definitive book on television's most definitive comedy show.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

A Really Big Shoe

Every Sunday night from June 20,1948 - June 6,1971 millions of viewers, would dial in CBS to see what outrageous variety acts Ed would introduce.
 It was the day of golden age of television!
The Ed Sullivan shoe!

Many historic rock-n-roll and Motown super stars were showcased.
The Beatles-Elvis Presley-The Doors-The Rolling Stones-The Jackson Five-Supremes & Temtations just to name a few!

 Sullivan was a brilliant tracker and arranger of talent. A variety show always has variety, but nothing was as eclectic as the programs that Sullivan put together, from puppet shows to opera, the show had it all.

 January 6, 1957, when Elvis Presley appeared on the program and the cameras shot him from the waist up because his gyrating hips were considered far too scandalous for family television.

On February 9, 1964, more than 70 million viewers tuned in to the show for the American TV debut of the Liverpool-based rock quartet.... “The Beatles.”

Sunday, January 22, 2017


Are you old enough to remember that Password is an American television game show which was created by Bob Stewart for Mark Goodson & Bill Todman Productions?
The host was Allen Ludden, who had previously been very well known as the host of the.......
 G.E. College Bowl.

 Password originally aired for 1,555 daytime telecasts each weekday from October 2, 1961 to September 15, 1967 on CBS.
At the same time there were weekly prime time airings from January 2, 1962 to September 9, 1965......
and then from December 25, 1966 to May 22, 1967.

 An additional 1,099 daytime shows aired from April 5, 1971 to June 27, 1975 on ABC.

The show's announcers were Jack Clark and Lee Vines on CBS and John Harlan on ABC.
Two revivals later aired on NBC from 1979 to 1982 and 1984 to 1989, followed by a prime time version on CBS from 2008 to 2009.

 In 2013......
TV Guide ranked it #8 in its list of the 60 greatest game shows ever.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

A Day Of Reckoning

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