Classic TV

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A Goat Gets ‘Loaded’ in a Hilariously Memorable Episode of ‘The Andy Griffith Show’

Classic TV On March 23: A goat — and Otis — get loaded in different ways on The Andy Griffith Show, Lucille Ball joins Carol Burnett on her classic variety series and a memorable episode from Gunsmoke’s 20th and final season.

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Looking Back on 60 Sizzling Years of ‘General Hospital’

Love triangles! Curses! Car bombs! Supercouples! Take a trip down Port Charles memory lane with EP Frank Valentini, plus get a glimpse into the special anniversary plans.

Norman Fell as Stanley Roper and Audra Lindley as Helen Roper in The Ropers (1979-80)
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The Ropers Leave Jack, Janet & Chrissy For Their Own Series

Classic TV On March 22: The Ropers leave Three’s Company for their self-titled spinoff, Dick Loudon fills in for “Pirate Pete” and a chilling ‘Night Call’ arrives from the Twilight Zone.


‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Reunion at ’90s Con

Some of the cast of ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ reunited and had some laughs at ’90s Con.

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‘Saved by the Bell’ at ’90s Con

Get the scoop on the ‘Saved by the Bell’ panel at ’90s Con featuring Mario Lopez (A.C. Slater), Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Zack Morris), and Elizabeth Berkley (Jessie Spano).

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Interview: Eric Braeden on 50 Years of ‘The Young and the Restless’

‘Y&R’ is celebrating its 50th anniversary in style with a masquerade ball hosted by Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) and wife Nikki Reed Newman (Melody Thomas Scott). Watch for familiar faces from the past to return for this auspicious occasion, which begins on CBS this week.

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‘Seinfeld’ Ponders the Question: Is Soup a Meal?

Enter Kenny Bania, Granny boxes a “jackrabbit” and Endora teaches Darrin a lesson.

Who Took Underwear? ‘Buffy’ Stars Reveal What They Took From Set at ’90s Con Panel

Fans packed the reunion panel for ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ at the 2023 ’90s Con in Hartford, Connecticut, where the cast answered some of their burning questions.

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Everyone’s Doing the Bedrock Twitch!

Fred Flintstone turns rock-n-roller, George Jefferson gets disco fever, and we meet Theo Huxtable’s friend Cockroach.

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Is This the Worst ‘Star Trek’ Episode Ever?

The ‘Enterprise’ crew encounter ‘the givers of pain and delight,’ Reelz looks back at the ‘Golden’ age, and Epstein has had enough of your abuse!

Vote For Your Favorite Classic TV Show!

It’s March Madness time of year! Even if you aren’t into sports you can still join in on the fun with our Classic TV bracket.

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Hoss Finds a Pot ‘o’ Gold on the Ponderosa!

Hoss runs into little green men, ‘I, Ross, take thee Rachel’ and a bungee-jump proposal falls flat.

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‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ Now Streaming on Pluto TV

‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ is now streaming 24/7 for free on Pluto TV.

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They’re Real … and They’re SPECTACULAR!

ALF tries to rig the TV ratings, Teri Hatcher makes a spectacular guest spot on ‘Seinfeld,’ and Rob and Laura reminisce on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show.’

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Catch the Very First ‘Three’s Company’ on IFC

‘Three’s Company’ made its debut 46 years ago today, and Felix and Oscar go monastic and then stop by ‘The Carol Burnett Show.’

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Urine Luck: It’s the ‘Friends’ With the Jellyfish!

Chandler will always be ‘the guy who peed on me,’ Gomer enlists for a spinoff and there are nightmares at the 4077th.

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And Still Champion! Godzilla Rules Comet’s March Monster Madness

Godzilla is the heavy favorite on Comet, the hunter becomes the hunted on ‘Gunsmoke,’ and Otis puts down the booze and picks up a badge.

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Marcia Gets Davy Jones to Play the Prom (No, Really!)

Davy Jones of The Monkees makes Marcia merry, Tim the Tool Man goes deep with Dan Aykroyd, and John Ritter and Pat Morita crash the ‘M*A*S*H’ party.

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13 TV Themes Composed By Movie Maestro John Williams

He’s received his 53rd Oscar nomination this year for his Fabelmans score, but the legendary big-screen composer has also created memorable TV themes, including Lost in Space, Great Performances and Sunday Night Football.

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Crushing on Randolph Mantooth in Today’s ‘School Days’ Training

An old episode of ‘Emergency!’ has us swooning again about our teenage crush with Randolph Mantooth. Other TV picks for the day include Danny Bonaduce, the moon landing and more.

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Steven Spielberg on the Small Screen

The filmmaker, who might win his third directing Oscar for The Fabelmans, has had a legendary movie career, but don’t overlook his impact on television.

FRIENDS, Brooke Shields, Matt LeBlanc, Season 2, 'The One After the Super Bowl'
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Remember the One When Brooke Shields Was a Stalker?

Today’s TV picks feature some good laughs, from Brooke’s famous guest-starring role on ‘Friends’ to Frasier going back to school and Johnny Carson chatting it up with Burt Reynolds. Plus, enjoy a countdown of the very best of 1970s game shows.

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What 10 Streets Changed America?

New York’s Broadway is a given, but what makes Tulsa, Oklahoma’s, Greenwood Avenue and Detroit’s Woodward Avenue so significant? Plus, ‘Classic Albums’ looks at Peter Gabriel’s ‘So’ and more.

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That Wuz Cool: ‘Beavis and Butt-head’ Turns, Like, 30 Years Old

From Beavis and Butt-Head prank-calling Harry Sachz to them constructing an unfortunately-named dino skeleton, these are the storylines that tickled fans most.

CHEERS stars Shelley Long and Ted Danson in a 1987 episode at the bar
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‘Cheers: The Unknown Story’: Why Shelley Long Left the Cast & More

Reelz takes a close and intimate look at the early days of ‘Cheers’ and the shock over Shelley Long’s decision to leave the series during its heyday.

Bob Hope introducing the 25th Academy Awards ceremony, the first to be televised, in 1953

Watch Bob Hope’s Opening at the First Oscars TV Broadcast in 1953

“Television. That’s where movies go when they die,” quips the host, along with other zingers that good-naturedly reflect the tension between the film industry and young upstart television 70 years ago.

THREE'S COMPANY, Suzanne Somers, Joyce DeWitt, John Ritter in 'Chrissy Come Home'
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Chrissy’s Father Is About to Find Out About Jack on ‘Three’s Company’

Oh boy! Chrissy’s in trouble as her Reverend father is about to find out that Jack is living with them in “Three’s Company,” Sam and Woody fight over who will kiss Rebecca first on “Cheers,” and TBS starts a new full-series run of “Friends.” 

Cast of Friends sipping malt including Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow
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Final ‘Friends’ Goodbye, Axl Rose’s Once-Tortured Life

TBS airs the final “Friends” episode, Reelz shares the two-hour biopic on the tortured life of rock icon Axl Rose, Jethro goes a courtin’ on “The Beverly Hillbillies,” Peyton Manning counts down history’s greatest daredevils and more.

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‘I Love Lucy’ Streaming 24/7 on Pluto TV

‘I Love Lucy’ is now available to watch 24/7 on the new Pluto TV channel.

Members of the Australian rock band AC-DC pose for a photograph after the Rock Walk handprint ceremony September 15, 2000 at the Guitar Center in Hollywood, Ca. From left: Brian Johnson, Malcolm Young, Cliff Williams, Angus Young and Phil Rudd

AC/DC Haunted by Tragedy, ‘Star Trek’ and That Infamous Shore Leave, Edith’s Accident

It’s an eclectic mix of programming today as the AC/DC documentary explores Malcolm and Angus Young’s rise to rock fame. Plus, ‘Star Trek’ favorite episode “Shore Leave,” Edith Bunker’s accident, the very first episode of ‘Designing Women’ and more.