A Case of Rape, February 20, 1974

At last check, this made for TV movie is still one of the Top Ten All Time ratings winners in the entire history of made-for-television movies. Starring the actress responsible for lovable witch Samantha Stephens on Bewitched, Elizabeth Montgomery raised the bar on television production with A Case of Rape. The story-line featured graphic rape […]

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Here’s Lucy, September 14, 1970

After 19 years in television, Lucille Ball could still attract record-breaking audiences and lure top stars to appear on her show. On September 14, 1970, Here’s Lucy kicked off its third season with guest appearances by Hollywood’s royal couple, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. The plot revolved around Taylor’s famous diamond ring, and basically implements a re-written […]

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Rhoda’s Wedding, October 28, 1974

There was no reason to suspect Rhoda would be more popular than Mary Tyler Moore, but the spin-off was a power house from the start. As Mary Richards’ best friend, Rhoda was not the American dream girl next door. She was fiery, witty, and neurotic, but she had a heart of gold. So after 4 seasons on […]

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