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Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, which ended its run today in 1973, took the blackout formula from vaudeville and adapted it to television, using rapid edits, disorienting juxtapositions, and habit-forming...

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Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards) has said goodbye, and while she didn’t die, we still sobbed. And we also gasped.  In both timelines, Felicity essentially decided to go off-grid...

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To put it bluntly and simply, Frasier is the best sitcom to be spun off from another sitcom in the entire history of television. In terms of quality humor, no one-two punch in TV history packs as great...

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Well we asked for a mad queen showdown but this was not what we meant. Or maybe it is what we meant and we’d like to take it back?  Either way, we feel uncomfortable after having watched...

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On this day in 1990, CBS aired the final episode of The Famous Teddy Z. The series starred Two and a Half Men star Jon Cryer as a mail clerk in a Hollywood talent agency who catapaulted to a wunderkind...

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Game of Thrones‘ “Coffee Cup-Gate” mystery continues and Sophie Turner is happy pointing the finger at her onscreen frenemy. On last weekend’s episode, eagle-eyed viewers...

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On this day in 1997, CBS presented the first installment of the miniseries Mario Puzo’s The Last Don. Based on the same-name novel by Puzo, author of The Godfather, it starred Danny Aiello as...

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What a time to be alive and also a TV fan.  Networks are cancelling and renewing shows left and right, almost too fast for one person to keep up with. Life in Pieces? Blindspot? American Housewife?...

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This day in 1983 marked the final telecast of the Happy Days spinoff, Laverne & Shirley, on ABC. The series starred Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams as Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney, Milwaukee...

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Oh boy, Grey’s Anatomy. Oh. Boy.  Just when we were thinking it had been a minute since a catastrophe, the ABC drama handed us a couple at once as fog rolled in over Seattle at a pretty inopportune...