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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 ’70s – Maude

And then there was Maude. A spinoff of 1970s’ All in the Family, Maude Finlay is the cousin of Edith Bunker and her notable appearances from 1971 resulted in her own sitcom, debuting on CBS in 1972. Created by Norman … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – looking back at 2011

I looked back to see what 1970s memories have been popular online. I wasn’t surprised to see the category of tv sitcoms has been the most popular with readers. And the big winner – those readers chose the life of … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Jeffersons

“Moving on Up” best describes the creation of The Jeffersons, a sitcom that celebrated an African American family in  1970s America. The theme song became a memorable favourite, but it was the show that became a  fave of TV viewers. Created … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Dy-no-mite!

The 1970s had its select catchphrases that divided the young from the old, the cool from the uncool. For the mid ’70s, JJ Walker’s character on Good Times caught the wave of pop culture with his signature comment – Dy-no-mite! … Continue reading

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