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memories of the ’70s – Slap Shot

A small movie about an aging hockey team trying to get its last stab at glory became a cult film forever: Slap Shot. Written by Nancy Dowd, and directed by George Roy Hill, the film was based on the experiences … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Moonlighting

For mystery lovers of the ’80s, the private detective duo of Maddie and David was one of our faves: Moonlighting. Created by well-known tv producer Glenn Gordon Caron, Moonlighting starred Cybill Shepherd as Madeleine “Maddie” Hayes, a former model who was … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Cagney & Lacey

Opposites made the difference when these two New Yorkers paired up and took to the streets to protect and serve in Cagney & Lacey.  Created by Barbara Avedon and Barbara Corday, the duo initially wanted to make a buddy film … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Starsky & Hutch

An ex-New Yorker and a quiet guy from Minnesota became a police duo in sunny California in the series Starsky & Hutch.  Created by William Frederick Blinn and produced by Spelling Goldberg Productions, the show was based on Blinn’s observations … 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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