The Honeymooners: A Blueprint For Success

The Honeymooners

The Honeymooners was a simple show, by today’s standards, which revolved around the same narrative, but presented it from a different perspective, with other details than the previous times: a simple recipe for a successful series. However, back when the show debuted, having a simple plot meant something, since television was at its beginning (as […]

Remembering Jackie Gleason

Jackie Gleason in The Honeymooners

Jackie Gleason, in an interview at 60 Minutes, was asked why The Honeymooners are still so popular: Because they were funny. It is clear and simple. Nowadays, any actor or better yet any artist could consider his career fulfilled if he came up with one single enduring piece of work. Jackie Gleason had 39: the […]