Project ALF

Project ALF

One of the main themes of the ALF series was satire, a satire aimed at the whole Cold War period – even the way in which ALF’s Melmac was destroyed was supposed to signal the alarm as to where the world was heading, with the whole nuclear race going on. Not only the series, but […]

Gunsmoke: 635 Episodes With James Arness

James Arness as Matt Dillon

In a world where most of the producers believe that the best achievement would be stretching a series for as long as 10 seasons, Gunsmoke sure showed them all how things should be done. Not only did it last for 20 seasons, but it is also the longest-running prime-time drama (at a tie with Law […]

Beautifying History With The Tudors

Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Henry VIII

Upon release, and even later on, most of the criticism brought to The Tudors kept reminding everybody that the show wasn’t historically accurate and that it was sanitizing history in order to make it more appealing to the masses. The critics were even bringing Homer and his Odyssey into their discussion, as if the poet […]

Who Was The REAL John Wayne?

John Wayne smoked 6 packs of cigarettes a day

Living up to the name John Wayne must have been tough for the man. After all, he was a huge star playing in 169 movies in his lifetime. Many celebrities must have it hard to live up to the persona they have to live up to, to keep their name in good shape. Not only […]

Interesting and Fun Facts About Firefly

Firefly, the sci-fi television series

Firefly lasted for just one year, from 2002 to 2003. It was about some people in a spaceship traveling the galaxy, five-hundred-years in the future. These people were just trying to survive while traveling throughout the galaxy and avoiding different things and other space travelers out to get them. There are probably a lot of […]

Amazing Facts and Fun Trivia About Lonesome Dove

Tommy Lee Jones in Lonesome Dove

Lonesome Dove was a television miniseries that aired in 1989. It was a western television series about two cattle ranchers who have at first decided to retire on a ranch in Lonesome Dove, Texas. However, a friend of theirs pops into town and tells them all about the ranching opportunities in Montana. Because this gets […]

A Few Little Known Facts About Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry and Madea together

Tyler Perry is the man behind the ‘Madea’ costume. He is not just the creator of ‘Madea’ but is ‘Madea.’ Since the inception of  this funny, yet older character by Mr. Perry, there have been many ‘Madea’ films made. She is a hilarious older lady that will make you laugh until you cry! Although there […]

A Few Things You May Not Have Known About Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad was an awesome show while it lasted!

Breaking Bad was one heck of a show! There are millions of fans all around the world who loved this show and were so sad to see it go off-the-air after only a few seasons. Although it ran out after only five seasons, the show was a huge hit while it was on-air. Because there […]

At Large: Baby Faced Killer Carl Grimes

baby faced killer carl grimes

One thing can be clear from the season finale of The Walking Dead. When Carl “Baby Face” Grimes tells you to drop the gun, he doesn’t mean slowly lean in and place it on the ground in front of you. He means drop it. Any questions? Good. Spoiler alert. Read no further if you’ve been living under a rock […]

Gunsmoke and Its Impact on American Television

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Television has its share of shows that redefine how a television show must be made. And during the 1950s, one of the defining TV shows of the time is Gunsmoke. A TV series that depicted life during the American West settlement era, it has received tremendous praise because of the amount of realism and accuracy […]