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    This mini-series had an enormous impact to my life. I wish they would rerun the whole thing.

    Tenko - A different slant on the WWII POW camps - it being that for women. Terrific program - wish they would rerun

    BBC British TV 1959-80 - Harry Worth. Harry did this at the beginning of every show and when I was a kid it facinated me. I used to try to do it whenever the opportunity presented itself.

    1970's - Happy Days Arthur Herbert Fonzarelli (also Fonzie, The Fonz or Fonz) is a fictional character played by Henry Winkler in the American sitcom Happy Days (1974–1984). He was originally a secondary character but eventually became the lead. By the mid 1970's, he dwarfed the other characters in popularity. In 1999 TV Guide ranked him number 4 on its 50 Greatest TV Characters of All Time list.

    1970's Happy Days was an American television sitcom that originally aired from January 15, 1974, to September 24, 1984, on ABC. Created by Garry Marshall, the series presents an idealized vision of life in the mid-50's to mid 60's United States. Ron Howard, Marion Ross, Anson Williams, Tom Bosley, Henry Winkler, Donny Most, Erin Moran, Al Molinaro,

    1970's Welcome Back, Kotter is an American television sitcom starring Gabe Kaplan and featuring a young John Travolta. Videotaped in front of a live studio audience, it originally aired on the ABC network from September 9, 1975, to June 8, 1979. Also cast were Marcia Strassman, John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs & Ron Palillo

    1970's Mork & Mindy is an American science fiction sitcom broadcast from 1978 until 1982 on ABC. The series starred Robin Williams as Mork, an alien who comes to Earth from the planet Ork in a small, one-man egg-shaped spaceship. Pam Dawber co-starred as Mindy McConnell, his human friend and room-mate. In 1997, the episode "Mork's Mixed Emotions" was ranked #94 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time list.

    Lassie is a fictional collie dog character created by Eric Knight. Published in 1940, the novel was filmed by MGM in 1943 as Lassie Come Home with a dog named Pal playing Lassie. In 1954, the long-running, Emmy winning television series Lassie debuted and, over the next 19 years, a succession of Pal's descendants appeared on the series. Pal's descendants continue play Lassie today

    1960's Hazel is a Screen Gems television series about a fictional live-in maid named Hazel Burke (Shirley Booth) and her employers, the Baxters. The five-season, 154-episode series aired in Primetime from September 1961 until April 1966.

    The Carol Burnett Show was a variety/sketch comedy television show starring Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner and Tim Conway. It originally ran on CBS from September 11, 1967, to March 29, 1978, for 278 episodes and originated from CBS Television City's Studio 33. The series won 25 prime time Emmy Awards, was ranked No. 16 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time in 2002 and, in 2007, was listed as one of Time magazine's "100 Best TV Shows of All Time."

    Lily Tomlin's Ernestine! (one ringy-dingy, two ringy-dingy) was a nosy, condescending telephone operator who generally treated customers with little sympathy. Ernestine often snorted when she let loose a barbed response or heard something salacious; she also wore her hair in a 1940's hairstyle with a hair net, although the character was was contemporary. Ernestine was always at her switchboard taking calls and occasionally called her boyfriend, Vito, a telephone repairman or her pal Phoenicia.

    Animal Planet was created in cooperation with the BBC by Discovery Communications on October 1, 1996. On January 1, 1997, Animal Planet's distribution grew as a result of Discovery Communications buying the channel space of WOR EMI Service (a national feed of New York's WWOR-TV), that was implemented in the light of the SyndEx laws enforced by the FCC. It is available in over 70 countries around the world. Country-specific versions of the channel have been created in many countries.

    Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is a movie-oriented cable television channel, owned by the Turner Broadcasting System subsidiary of Time Warner, featuring commercial-free classic movies, mostly from the Turner Entertainment film library, which comprises the pre-May 1986 MGM, RKO and pre-1950 Warner Bros. films. TCM headquarters is at the Techwood Campus in Atlanta, Georgia, in Midtown.

    The Dukes of Hazzard was a TV series from 1979 to 1985. It was inspired by the 1975 film Moonrunners and had identical or similar character names and concepts. The Duke Family - cousins Bo (John Schneider) and Luke (Tom Wopat), assisted by their cousin Daisy ( Catherine Bach) and their uncle, Jesse (Denver Pyle) - fight the system and root out the corrupt practices of Hazzard County Commissioner Boss Hogg (Sorrell Booke) and his bumbling brother-in-law-Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane (James Best).

    The Courtship of Eddie's Father was a TV sitcom based on the 1963 movie of the same name, and on the book written by Mark Toby. It tells the story of widower Tom Corbett (Bill Bixby) a magazine publisher and his son, Eddie (Brandon Cruz), who believes his father should remarry and manipulates situations surrounding the women his father is interested in. The series debuted on Sep 17 1969 and was last broadcast on Mar 1 1972 Bixby received an Emmy nomination for the show.

    The Mod Squad was a TV series that ran from Sep 24 1968, to Aug 23 1973. It starred Michael Cole, Peggy Lipton, Clarence Williams III & Tige Andrews. Executive producers were Aaron Spelling & Danny Thomas A police drama that featured 3 young, hip crime fighters. The casting was intended to appeal to youth audiences The 3 were offered work fighting crime as an alternative to being incarcerated themselves. They used their hippie personas as a guise to get close to criminals they investigated

    Family Affair was a CBS sitcom from Sep 12 1966 to Sep 9 1971. The series explored the trials of civil engineer and bachelor Bill Davis (Brian Keith) as he attempted to raise his brother's orphaned children in his luxury NYC apartment. Davis' traditional English gentleman's gentleman, Mr. Giles French (Sebastian Cabot) also had adjustments to make as he took the responsibility of caring for 15-year-old Cissy (Kathy Garver) and the 6-year-old twins, Jody (Johnny Whitaker) and Buffy (Anissa Jones)

    Candid Camera was a hidden camera practical joke reality TV series created & produced by Allen Funt, which began on radio as Candid Microphone June 28 1947. On Aug 10 1948 Funt's concept came to TV and Its last broadcast was on May 5 2004. The format has appeared on TV as either a regular show or specials. Funt hosted the TV versions until 1993 when he had a stroke from which he never recovered. His son Peter Funt who had co-hosted with his father since 1987 became producer and host.

    My Three Sons was a TV sitcom series that ran from 1960 to 1965 on ABC, and August 24, 1972 to its end on CBS. My Three Sons chronicles the life of a widower and aeronautical engineer named Steven Douglas (Fred MacMurray), raising his three sons. The series also featured William Frawley, who was replaced by William Demarest due to health issues after five years. With 380 episodes produced, it is second only to The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet as TV's longest running family sitcom.

    Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews, Richard Deacon, Jerry Paris, Ann Morgan Guilbert, Joan Shawlee The Dick Van Dyke Show was a TV sitcom that initially aired on CBS from Oct 3 1961 until June 1, 1966. It was created by Carl Reiner and produced by Reiner with Bill Persky and Sam Denoff. The music for the show's theme song was written by Earle Hagen. A three-camera / studio audience format was used during production.

    Gilligan's Island was an American TV sitcom with Bob Denver, Alan Hale, Jr, Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer, Tina Louise, Russell Johnson & Dawn Wells. It aired for 3 seasons on the CBS network from Sep 26 1964, to Sep 4 1967. The show followed the comic adventures of seven castaways as they attempted to survive the island on which they had been shipwrecked. Gilligan's Island ran for a total of 98 episodes.

    That Girl was a sitcom from 1966 to 1971 & starred Marlo Thomas, Ann Marie, an aspiring (but sporadically employed) actress, moves from her hometown Brewster NY to make it big in NYC. Ann took a number of offbeat temp jobs to support herself in between auditions. Ted Bessell played boyfriend Donald Hollinger, a writer for Newsview Magazine; Lew Parker and Rosemary DeCamp played Lou Marie and Helen Marie, her concerned parents. Bernie Kopell, Ruth Buzzi & Reva Rose played Ann & Donald's friends.

    Petticoat Junction is an American sitcom produced by Filmways that originally aired on CBS from September 1963 to April 1970. The series is one of three interrelated shows about rural characters created by Paul Henning. Petticoat Junction was created upon the success of Henning's previous rural/urban-themed sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971). The success of Petticoat Junction led to a spin-off, Green Acres (1965–1971).

    Wojeck a Canadian television series from 1966 to 1968. It starred John Vernon as Steve Wojeck, a crusading big city coroner who fought moral injustices of deaths he investigated. The first episode examined racism in the suicide of a young Ojibwe man. Although one of the highest-rated shows on Canadian TV, only 20 episodes were made, before Vernon was lured to Hollywood for more money. He returned to the role for a TV movie Wojeck: Out of the Fire (1992)

    Elwy Yost Host of Saturday Night At The Movies a weekly television series on TVOntario (public educational network) of classic movies, interviews with directors, actors and others involved in making the films. The show was formatted in accordance with the requirements that all programming shown on TVO must contain educational elements. First aired on March 30, 1974 and hosted by Elwy Yost until 1999. The series presented almost 1,500 films and over 1,000 interviews. Elwy Yost died in 2011