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memories of the ’70s – Tony Orlando and Dawn

From a solo artist, to becoming a group act to starring in their own variety show, Tony Orlando and Dawn were an essential part of the sounds of the 1970s. Orlando had made his name in the 1960s as a … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – MASH series finale

The beloved drama about the Korean War ended its successful run on February 28, 1983 with a two and a half hour series finale to wrap up what happens to all the characters of MASH. After 11 seasons, the last … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – All in the Family series finale

A television series that dominated the decade and spawned many spinoffs, All in the Family ended its successful run on April 8, 1979. After nine seasons on CBS TV, the lives of Archie, Edith, (Carroll O’Connor & Jean Stapleton) their … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Paradise

In the late 1980s, the western genre came back onto TV in the series Paradise. Starring Lee Horsley, Paradise was created by David Jacobs and Robert Porter, about a gunslinger named Ethan Allan Cord, who is given the responsbility of … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Since the Peanuts gang was particularly fond of holidays, Charles Schulz created A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, which aired for the first time in 1973. As the 10th animated special starring Charlie Brown and friends, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, it starts … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Newhart

Comedian Bob Newhart returned to the small screen in the 1980s to welcome back his old audience and bring in a new fanbase with his sitcom Newhart. Newhart’s new show debuted on CBS in October 1982, paired with actress Mary … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Bob Newhart Show

A well-known comedian in the 1960s, Bob Newhart took his low-key brand of laughs and created a sitcom for the 1970s: The Bob Newhart Show. Newhart played psychologist Dr. Bob Hartley, with his wife Emily played by Suzanne Pleshette and … Continue reading

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