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memories of the ’70s – TV show board games

For pop culture obsessed kids of the 1970s, there was many ways to celebrate their favourite TV heroes. And one of the most fun – the board game. Debuting in 1973, the police detective series Kojak became a hit with … 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 – Nichols

In the early 1970s, tv star James Garner tried to reinvent the TV western with the series Nichols. Created by Frank Pierson, the series decided to take a different view of a typical western. Starring James Garner as the lead … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Paper Chase

This story hit three mediums in this decade – novel, film and tv series: The Paper Chase. Written by John Jay Osborn Jr., the story is focuse on a first year Harvard Law student named Hart, who has one nemesis … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Fonzie

Although not a real person, for all those tv viewers of the 1970s, Arthur Herbert Fonzarelli, aka Fonzie was a definite influence on pop culture. A fictional character portrayed by actor Henry Winkler in the successful tv series Happy Days, … Continue reading

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