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Chuckles Bites the Dust, October 25, 1975

On the eve of the home video explosion, TV viewers gathered at the same time, on the same channel, entering a type of national collective consciousness, as millions of minds, eyes, and ears would be tuned to their favorite programs. Some programming, such as Mary Tyler Moore (and much like I Love Lucy, Dick Van Dyke, and All […]

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Saturday Nights, September 15, 1973

These days, networks treat Saturday nights as a deep, dark void, reserved as a dumping ground for unwanted television shows.  There was a time, however, when Saturday night television was worth staying home to watch.  The Honeymooners, Gunsmoke, Alfred Hitchcock Presents and The Jackie Gleason Show were Saturday staples in the early days. Before the networks declared Saturday nights dead […]

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