Lonesome Dove: The Ties That Bind

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Woodrow Cal and Augustus McCrae There was definitely something unique about the friendship between Gus and Cal, but what is it that made them so special? Most strong friendships have the longevity and acceptance we saw between them. Cal accepted that Gus would never do his share of work. Gus accepted that Cal would never […]

The Dukes of Hazzard: How it All Began

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One of those TV shows that have a distinct 1970s feel to it is The Dukes of Hazzard. A simple story about a family standing up against corrupt people in their community, this comedy series provided light and family-friendly fun on TV from 1979 to 1985. Up to this day, it enjoys a strong following […]

The Golden Girls: Golden Indeed

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The 1980s is one of those decades that are not exactly looked back fondly by most TV fans. Not a lot of shows actually made a dent during this time compared to other decades. But that doesn’t mean that there are no great shows during that time. In fact, some critically acclaimed and legendary shows […]

10 Things We Didn’t Know About Firefly

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1. There’s a New Firefly Movie Coming! …Kind of. Joss Whedon has given his blessing to a fan film, Browncoats: Redemption, which chronicles the adventures of another transport ship crew in the post-Serenity ‘verse. Since the film is not-for-profit, with all proceeds going to charity, they’ve had to rely on volunteer crew members and free […]

What Makes Dark Shadows of the 70′s THE Dark Shadows

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Dark Shadows originally aired June 27, 1966, to April 2, 1971. Initially the director tried to experiment with gothic elements but stopped short of introducing supernatural characters. The problem was, the goth look without the powers can be likened to a gun without any bullets. Inevitably, a year after its first episode aired, the character, […]

John Wayne: Actor, Director, Producer …And The Controversies

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The younger generation probably does not know him today, but John Wayne was a huge star during the 1930s to 1950s. His name is considered an icon in the film industry because he was also a successful director and producer. He may be comparable to Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood, and Sylvester Stallone who directed and […]

Andy Griffith Show: They Just Don’t Make Them Like That Anymore

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The Andy Griffith Show is one of the most well-loved television series during the 1960’s. It was funny, family-oriented, and always teaches a lesson at the end of each story. It was so well-loved in fact, that it lasted 249 episodes. The 1960’s up to the 1970’s was a decade of great television series that […]