It's Mike's birthday and he played his Money in the Bank on this?! Take three musical brothers who gained a modicum of popularity in the 70s despite having no big musical hits and add a cast of zany characters including the future Unknown Comic. What do you get? A repetitive and derivative show which lasted 16 shows.
NBC wasn't the only network showing a parade on Thanksgiving 1985. CBS brought us parts of 5 different parades in its All-American Thanksgiving Parade, with TV stars in American locales including New York City, Detroit, Philadelphia, Hawaii, and...Toronto?! Each location had its own style, and some parades put more energy and creativity into their work than others.
Happy Thanksgiving, pilgrims! We do our annual look at a Thanksgiving Day parade from the past by viewing the 1985 Macy's Parade. As always, we have bands, floats, and celebrities, but there was a little something extra as a postscript to this parade. It'll make you yell "Oh neat!" Just remember, the Paramus Toys'R'Us store is closed on Sundays.
Everybody had a variety show in the 70s, or at least it seemed that way. Telly Savalas was no exception, starring in this one-off special with Diahann Carroll, Barbara Eden, and Cloris Leachman. Grab a sucker and contemplate the question, "Who loves ya, Baby?"
Happy New Year! We're releasing the second of our two Director's Cut versions from Place to be Nation POP to start 2021 with a bang!
The SNL Doumanian Season Episode is presented with extended bits from the season to add proper context to the episode including the legendary Al Franken "Limo for the Lame-o" sketch.
In our previous episode we discussed Paul Lynde's self-titled sitcom at ABC in 1972-73. After another failed sitcom with Paul in a starring role at ABC, Paul did various guest spots on shows to fulfill his contract with the network. In 1976, Fred Silverman decided to give Paul his own primetime special for Halloween and in true Paul Lynde fashion he made it his own.
Listen as Paul is trapped in a haunted mansion with The Wicked Witch of the West and Wilhemina W. Witchiepoo while having to battle with Tim Conway. Also it's got KISS, Betty White, Billy Barty and Florence Henderson singing disco, how can you go wrong?