Growing up my parents (un)affectionately referred the television as the "boob tube." "Turn that boob tube off and go out and play!" American slang for the television, and serving as a bargaining tool by parents in disciplining their children, who referred to the time wasted watching it, and allegedly lowering their IQ too, hence "boob tube"
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Robert Vaughn--The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
In 1966,"Uhura" was the first black woman cast as a main character on US TV who was not a servant. NBC refused to let Nichelle Nichols be a regular, claiming Deep South affiliates would be angered, so Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry hired Ms Nichols as a “day worker,” but included her in almost every episode. She actually made more money than any of the other actors through this workaround, but it was still a humiliating second-class status. screen, icon, nichell nichol, color, maid, actress, martin luther, black, star trek
Lunch with Soupy, and the pie throwing gang...not to mention his more provocative evening show!
Milton Berle (born Milton Berlinger, July 12, 1908 – March 27, 2002) was an American comedian and actor. As the host of NBC's Texaco Star Theater (1948–55), he was the first major American television star and was known to millions of viewers as "Uncle Miltie" and "Mr. Television" during TV's golden age. comedian, uncl milti, peopl, milton berl, star, miltonberl, actor, celebr, forgotten