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memories of the ’80s – Family Ties

For the 1980s, one family represented the changes in society and tried to make us laugh as well as address social issues in the series Family Ties. Created by Gary David Goldberg, Family Ties starred Meredith Baxter Birney and Michael … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Super Friends

Saturday mornings in the 1970s weren’t just focused on one superhero – kids wanted to see all of them and did in the animated series Super Friends. Produced by Hanna Barbera, Super Friends debuted on ABC in 1973, based on … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Bosom Buddies

At the beginning of the 1980s, stereotypes were used to make laughs in the sitcom Bosom Buddies. Debuting on ABC TV in 1980, the situation comedy starred Tom Hanks as Kip and Peter Scolari as Henry, two advertising agency employees … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Angie

The simple premise of rags to riches fueled the creation of this late 1970s sitcom – Angie. Starring Donna Pescow as Angie, a waitress at a Philadelphia diner, this character was all about her working class roots, and surrounded by … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Laverne & Shirley

For the 1970s, two funny single girls, just trying to make a living, were one of the popular sitcoms of the decade – Laverne & ¬†Shirley. Created by Garry Marshall, Lowell Ganz and Mark Rothman, Laverne & Shirley was a … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Partridge Family

In the early 1970s, a tv show blurred the lines with pop music – since its premise was about a family that created a band and went on the road. The Patridge Family debuted on ABC TV in 1970, created … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – MacGuyver

Instead of being the spy with the gadgets, Angus MacGuyver made the gadgets. The television series MacGuyver was created by Lee David Zlotoff, about a spy who worked for the secret Phoenix Foundation as a troubleshooter. MacGuyver doesn’t like guns … Continue reading

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