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memories of the ’80s – Tenspeed and Brown Shoe

An unlikely duo came to the small screen in 1980 to solve mysteries in the one hour drama Tenspeed and Brown Shoe. Created by Stephen J. Cannell, the show starred EL “Tenspeed” Turner, played by Ben Vereen, and Lionel “Brown … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Charlie’s Angels

In the mid 1970s, three beautiful women who would have easily been dubbed supermodels or Playboy centrefolds became crime fighters in the series Charlie’s Angels. Created by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts for executive producer Aaron Spelling, the¬†original name for … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Hart to Hart

In the early 1980s, a wealthy couple decides they want to help others as they investigate crimes in the series Hart to Hart. Starring Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers, the duo were created by author Sidney Sheldon, who worked with … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – PBS Mystery!

At the beginning of the 1980s, PBS introduced a new program, which ¬†has now become an obsession for viewers – Mystery! Seeing the success of the Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries that had aired on Masterpiece Theatre, WGBH general manager Henry … Continue reading

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