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Aunt Effie from Mama's Family was actually a writer on the show from Ken Berry's hometown
Dorothy Van met and befriended her idol, Shirley Temple, through the church, too.
11 things you might not know about 'Mama's Family'
Revisit Raytown and learn about the sitcom's house changes, family changes, secret theme song
The kid who played Ritchie Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show got discovered by his parents' mailman
It was actually Larry Mathews' inexperience that got him cast!
Read six surprising early reviews of classic 1950s shows
Some got glowing praise while others – not so much.
William Shatner wrote an early TV episode for himself but lost the role to Bob Newhart… who also lost the role
'Checkmate' ended up being a losing game for two rising stars.
R.I.P. Charles Grodin, beloved comedy star of TV and film
He was a master of droll, deadpan humor.
R.I.P. Chuck Hicks, robot boxer in The Twilight Zone and frequent Clint Eastwood collaborator
The stuntman-actor was also one of The Untouchables. He was 93.
7 obscure and amazing variety shows you totally forgot about
Almost anyone could get a variety show back in the '60s and '70s.
R.I.P. Norman Lloyd, 106-year-old television star and entertainment icon
The St. Elsewhere star was a former friend and collaborator to Alfred Hitchcock.
10 things you probably never knew about 'T.J. Hooker'
William Shatner's cop comeback was the perfect '80s action show.
Lucy met Mannix in one of the most unlikely TV crossovers
How did a hard-boiled detective turn up on a sitcom?
A stranger once gave Carol Burnett $1,000 to help jumpstart her career
He gave it to her with a few conditions.
Rumors persisted for years that Bob Denver died in the Sixties, and no one knows why
The rumors started while he was still on Dobie Gillis and continued until Gilligan’s Island.
How the 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' tackled one of TV's biggest taboos
"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" is groundbreaking in its own right, but it wasn't until this episode
7 obscure TV series that share a name with far more famous shows and movies
Friends, The Sixth Sense and The Ghost Busters were all… Seventies shows!
The Beverly Hillbillies was originally supposed to be set in New York
The Big Apple Hillbillies just doesn't have the same ring.
Dick Van Dyke’s forgotten variety show found the ''perfect way'' to introduce general audiences to Andy Kaufman
Steve Martin also wrote for the show that "just worked beautifully.” And lasted 11 episodes.
Here's who's playing Fred and Ethel in the upcoming I Love Lucy movie
Being the Ricardos is now filming.
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