Magnum PI The Detective For The 80′s

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Magnum P.I. was a television detective series running on CBS from 1980 to 1988. The show centered around Thomas Magnum (Tom Selleck) who was a private investigator living on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. Magnum did not like being called a P.I. … [Continue reading]

Kojak: “Who Loves Ya Baby?”

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Who loves ya baby? Who can forget Lieutenant Theo Kojak (Telly Savalas) using this catchy line? He used it often when talking with a suspect or informant. Can you believe this swaggering, handsome, bald, Greek man was a sex symbol in the 70s? … [Continue reading]

Walt vs. Hank Is Coming!

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The thing that interested me about this interview was the fact that yes, Walt and Hank will have their final showdown. Hank is going to be learning, finally, that Heisenberg is in fact, his brother-in-law. As a fan, I kind of have mixed feelings … [Continue reading]

A MASH Tragedy: The Death Of Henry Blake

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There are those of us who watch the reruns of MASH, see Henry Blake and feel we’re watching a friend. The McLean Stevenson character Henry Blake seemed to be the type of person you saw in your neighborhood and would talk to while waiting for your … [Continue reading]

Fans Love Madea’s Witness Protection!

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It was late one night last summer, and I was winding down after a long day at work. I was flipping through the channels when I came across a movie that grabbed my attention. It was called "Meet the Browns," and one of the characters in the film was a … [Continue reading]

Jim Rockford A Maverick Detective

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The Rockford Files starring James Garner as Jim Rockford (full name James Scott Rockford) first aired on NBC September 13, 1974. If you check back on a 74 calendar you’ll find this was Friday the 13th. Each episode of the Rockford files opened with … [Continue reading]

The Dark Shadows of the Past

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The original series Dark Shadows was the brain child of TV producer, Dan Curtis. The hugely popular show ran from 1966-1971. It centered around the strange supernatural occurrences that surrounded the rich Collins' family in their estate home of … [Continue reading]

Do You Know Columbo’s Family?

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We are all familiar with Lt. Columbo’s rumpled overcoat and  the 1959 Peuget convertible  he drove instead of a LAPD police car.  Do you remember when Mrs. Columbo gave him a new raincoat for his birthday in “Now You See Him”  He said he … [Continue reading]

Dragnet: Leading the Way For a Generation of Crime Drama

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Dragnet was the original  police drama and led the way for a generation of television. Written by and starring Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday the show  offered a look into the workings of the LAPD in a realistic manner, something that had … [Continue reading]