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  • Mar 30, 1930 (age 89)
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2016
Justice League Action
TV ShowNov 26, 2016

Justice League Action

Justice League Action is an …
Justice League Action is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero team of the same name. The series is produced by Jim Krieg, Butch Lukic, and Alan Burnett. This show debuted on Cartoon Network UK on November 26, 2016, and premiered in the United States on Cartoon Network on December 16, 2016. The series was still not cancelled and awaiting possible second season pickup as of February 15, 2019.
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2005
School of Life
MovieFeb 19, 2005

School of Life

A man finally gets a job as a teacher. If it isn't bad enough …
A man finally gets a job as a teacher. If it isn't bad enough dealing with unruly kids he has another teacher as a rival. They compete with each other in hopes of winning an award. Let the best man win.
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1998
The New Addams Family
TV ShowOct 19, 1998

The New Addams Family

The New Addams Family is …
The New Addams Family is an American-Canadian sitcom that aired from October 1998 to August 1999 on YTV in Canada and Fox Family in the United States and CITV in the United Kingdom on weekends. It was produced by Shavick Entertainment and Saban Entertainment as a revival of the 1960s series The Addams Family. The series was cancelled after one season.
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1996
The Frighteners
MovieJul 17, 1996

The Frighteners

After a tragic accident, Frank Bannister uses his new …
After a tragic accident, Frank Bannister uses his new psychic powers to con people into "exorcising" their houses. But when an evil spirit appears, Frank may be the only one who can stop this "Reaper" that can kill both the living and dead.
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1993
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.
TV ShowAug 27, 1993

The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.

The Adventures of Brisco …
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., often referred to as just Brisco or Brisco County, is an American weird western television series created by Jeffrey Boam and Carlton Cuse. It ran for 27 episodes on the Fox network starting in the 1993–94 season. Set in the American West of 1893, the series follows its title character, a Harvard-educated lawyer-turned-bounty hunter hired by a group of wealthy industrialists to track and capture outlaw John Bly and his gang. Bruce Campbell plays Brisco, who is joined by a colorful group of supporting characters, including Julius Carry as fellow bounty hunter Lord Bowler and Christian Clemenson as stick-in-the-mud lawyer Socrates Poole.
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Outstanding Performer In A Children’s Series
Nomination1993

Outstanding Performer In A Children’s S…

Nominated for "The Addams Family".
Daytime Emmy Award
1992
Mad About You
TV ShowSep 23, 1992

Mad About You

Mad About You is an American sitcom that initially aired on …
Mad About You is an American sitcom that initially aired on NBC from September 23, 1992 to May 24, 1999. The show starred Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as a married couple in New York City. The show won numerous awards including four Golden Globe Awards and twelve Primetime Emmy Awards.
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The Addams Family
TV ShowSep 12, 1992

The Addams Family

The Addams Family is an American animated series based on …
The Addams Family is an American animated series based on the eponymous comic strip characters by Charles Addams and is the second cartoon show to feature the Addams (the first was the 1973 series). It ran from September 12, 1992 to November 6, 1993 on ABC and was produced by Hanna-Barbera (producers of the 1973 series). The series' development began in the wake of the 1991 Addams Family feature film. Two seasons were produced.
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1991
Step by Step
TV ShowSep 20, 1991

Step by Step

Step by Step is an American television sitcom that aired …
Step by Step is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons. It ran on ABC as part of its TGIF Friday night lineup from September 20, 1991 to August 15, 1997, then moved to CBS, where it aired from September 19, 1997 to June 26, 1998. Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers star as single parents, each with three children, who spontaneously marry during a Jamaican vacation after developing a budding relationship while Frank is Carol’s client, resulting in their becoming the heads of a large blended family.
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Taz-Mania
TV ShowSep 7, 1991

Taz-Mania

Taz-Mania is an American cartoon sitcom produced by Warner …
Taz-Mania is an American cartoon sitcom produced by Warner Bros. Animation from 1991 to 1995, broadcast in the United States on Fox. The show follows the adventures of the "Looney Tunes" character Taz (The Tasmanian Devil) in the fictional land of Tazmania (based on Tasmania).
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Killer Tomatoes Eat France
MovieJan 1, 1991

Killer Tomatoes Eat France

After being busted out of jail …
After being busted out of jail by his tomatoes, Professor Mortimer Gangrene begins a new plot to take over the world by inserting his hapless lackey Igor into the throne of the King of France.
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1990
Killer Tomatoes Strike Back
MovieNov 14, 1990

Killer Tomatoes Strike Back

Police assitant Boyle along …
Police assitant Boyle along with tomatologist Kennedi Johnson look into investigations about Killer Tomato attacks, and discover Gangrene plans to brainwash people via TV talk shows to take over the world! Will Gangrene be stopped? Will Johnson become part of a Bacon, Lettuce and Human sandwich?
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Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
TV ShowSep 8, 1990

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes …
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes is an American animated television series based on the movies Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (from 1978) and Return of the Killer Tomatoes (from 1988). It aired on Fox Kids from September 8, 1990 to November 23, 1991. Repeats continued to air until September 5, 1992. Four years later, repeats were aired on Fox from April 20, 1996 to August 31, 1996. It was also shown on October 26, 1996. In addition, repeats were aired on Fox Family from 1998 to 2000.
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Gremlins 2: The New Batch
MovieJun 15, 1990

Gremlins 2: The New Batch

A few years after the incident …
A few years after the incident in Gremlins (1984), Billy and Kate have moved to New York City where they work for media mogul Daniel Clamp. Meanwhile, Gizmo's former owner has just died and he's been captured for the genetics part of the Clamp building. A little while later, a certain someone gets wet, creates a new Gremlin species, and learns to finally fight back after years of abuse, and while Gizmo and the surviving humans fight back, the Gremlins and their evil leader, the Brain Gremlin, are planning to escape when it gets dark, and if they do, New York City will experience a new Hell.
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1989
Tales from the Crypt
TV ShowJun 10, 1989

Tales from the Crypt

Tales from the Crypt, sometimes titled HBO's Tales from the …
Tales from the Crypt, sometimes titled HBO's Tales from the Crypt, is an American horror anthology television series that ran from June 10, 1989 to July 19, 1996, on the premium cable channel HBO for seven seasons with a total of 93 episodes. The title is based on the 1950s EC Comics series of the same name and most of the content originated in that comic or the other EC Comics of the time (The Haunt of Fear, The Vault of Horror, Crime SuspenStories, Shock SuspenStories, and Two-Fisted Tales). The show was produced by HBO.
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Valerie Ann Sandobal
MarriageMarch 1989

Valerie Ann Sandobal

Married Valerie Ann Sandobal.
1988
Return of the Killer Tomatoes
MovieApr 22, 1988

Return of the Killer Tomatoes

Mad scientist Professor …
Mad scientist Professor Gangreen is cooking up the second coming of the Great Tomato Uprising, in which music converted tomatoes into human form to war against mankind. Pizza delivery man Chad Finletter must save the world and beautiful tomato-girl Tara.
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1987
Teen Wolf Too
MovieNov 20, 1987

Teen Wolf Too

Teen Wolf Too was released in 1987. It is a …
Teen Wolf Too was released in 1987. It is a comedy/family/fantasy film. This film is rated PG, so this is a film that the whole family can enjoy together. Starring Jason Bateman, Kim Darby, and John Astin, this film is the sequel to the original Teen Wolf. College student Todd Howard (played by Jason Bateman) has been accepted to Hamilton University on a full athletic scholarship at the suggestion of his high school coach. Todd Howard is your typical example of an awkward, struggling teenager who seems just like any other teenager that's adjusting from high school to a university. However, there is something very different about this teenager-- he is a werewolf. Throughout the film, follow Todd Howard as he awkwardly (and sometimes hilariously!) attempts to fit in with his classmates, as well as keep his "little secret" under wraps.
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1986
Mr. Boogedy
MovieApr 20, 1986

Mr. Boogedy

The story follows the Davis family as they move to a small New …
The story follows the Davis family as they move to a small New England town. They just purchased an old home that the locals claim are haunted. Soon after moving in, the children hear stories from the locals on why their new home is haunted. Back when the town was founded an older pilgrim nicknamed Mr. Boogedy lived there. He hated children and would often scare them by screaming "boogedy boogedy boo." Mr. Boogedy may have hated children but was in love with a widow in town. In his pursute of the woman, he becomes evil and cursed, or so the story goes... The kids do not believe the urban legend and return home only to be haunted by Mr. Boogedy, as he tries to scare them from his home.
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1985
National Lampoon's European Vacation
MovieJul 26, 1985

National Lampoon's European Vacation

European Vacation is a 1985 …
European Vacation is a 1985 American comedy film directed by Amy Heckerling and written by John Hughes (though he was not involved in the writing process and received credit due to leftover material from the first Vacation being used) and Robert Klane, based on a story by Hughes. The second film in National Lampoon's Vacation film series, it stars Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo. Dana Hill and Jason Lively replace Dana Barron and Anthony Michael Hall as Griswald children Audrey and Rusty. After Hall declined to reprise his role (he decided to star in Weird Science instead), the producers decided to recast both children.
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1984
Charles in Charge
TV ShowOct 3, 1984

Charles in Charge

Charles in Charge is an American sitcom starring Scott Baio. It …
Charles in Charge is an American sitcom starring Scott Baio. It aired for a total of 126 episodes over five seasons. The series was a production of Al Burton Productions and Scholastic Productions in association with Universal Television.
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Murder, She Wrote
TV ShowSep 30, 1984

Murder, She Wrote

Murder, She Wrote is an American crime drama television series …
Murder, She Wrote is an American crime drama television series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher. The series aired for 12 seasons with 264 episodes from 1984 to 1996 on the CBS network. It was followed by four TV films. Among the most successful and longest-running television shows in history, it averaged more than 30 million viewers per week in its prime (sometimes hitting above 40 million viewers), and was a staple of the CBS Sunday night lineup for a decade. In syndication, the series is still highly successful throughout the world.
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Night Court
TV ShowJan 4, 1984

Night Court

Night Court is an American television sitcom that aired …
Night Court is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from January 4, 1984, to May 31, 1992. The setting was the night shift of a Manhattan municipal court, Criminal Court Part 2, presided over by a young, unorthodox judge, Harold T. "Harry" Stone (played by Harry Anderson). The series was created by comedy writer Reinhold Weege, who had previously worked on Barney Miller in the 1970s and early 1980s.
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1979
The Facts of Life
TV ShowAug 24, 1979

The Facts of Life

The Facts of Life is an American sitcom and a spin-off of …
The Facts of Life is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Diff'rent Strokes that originally aired on NBC from August 24, 1979, to May 7, 1988, making it one of the longest-running sitcoms of the 1980s. The series focuses on Edna Garrett (Charlotte Rae) as she becomes a housemother (and from the second season onward, a dietitian as well) at the fictional Eastland School, an all-female boarding school in Peekskill, New York.
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1978
Diff'rent Strokes
TV ShowNov 3, 1978

Diff'rent Strokes

Diff'rent Strokes is an American sitcom that aired on NBC …
Diff'rent Strokes is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from November 3, 1978, to May 4, 1985, and on ABC from September 27, 1985, to March 7, 1986. The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two African-American boys from Harlem who are taken in by a rich white Park Avenue businessman and widower named Phillip Drummond (Conrad Bain) and his daughter Kimberly (Dana Plato), for whom their deceased mother previously worked. During the first season and first half of the second season, Charlotte Rae also starred as the Drummonds' housekeeper, Mrs. Edna Garrett (who ultimately spun off into her own successful sitcom, The Facts of Life).
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1977
Halloween with the New Addams Family
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MovieOct 30, 1977

Halloween with the New Addams Family

Halloween with the New …
Halloween with the New Addams Family is a 1977 American made-for-television comedy horror film based on the 1964–1966 sitcom The Addams Family which reunited original cast members John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Jackie Coogan, Ted Cassidy, Lisa Loring, Ken Weatherwax and Felix Silla.
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The Love Boat
TV ShowSep 24, 1977

The Love Boat

The Love Boat is an American comedy/drama television …
The Love Boat is an American comedy/drama television series set on luxury passenger cruise ship S.S. Pacific Princess, which aired on the ABC television network from May 5, 1977 until May 24, 1986; plus, four three-hour long specials aired in 1986, 1987, and 1990. The series revolves around the ship's captain Merrill Stubing (played by Gavin MacLeod) and a handful of its crew, with several passengers—played by various guest star actors for each episode—having romantic and humorous adventures. It was part of ABC's popular Saturday-night lineup of the time, which also included Fantasy Island until that series ended two years earlier in 1984.
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1976
Freaky Friday
MovieDec 17, 1976

Freaky Friday

The teenager Annabel has friction with her mother, Mrs. …
The teenager Annabel has friction with her mother, Mrs. Andrews and her younger brother, Ben. One Friday morning, they each wish to be the other for one day at the same time and their wishes come true and they swap bodies. Meanwhike, Mr. Andrews, who is the PR of a company, is preparing a party to promote a real estate deal and he counts on the support of his wife and daughter. During the day, Annabel and Mrs. Andrews learn the difficulties of each other and understand the difficulties.
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1975
Welcome Back, Kotter
TV ShowSep 9, 1975

Welcome Back, Kotter

Welcome Back, Kotter is an American sitcom starring …
Welcome Back, Kotter is an American sitcom starring Gabe Kaplan as a sardonic high school teacher in charge of a racially and ethnically diverse remedial class called the "Sweathogs". Recorded in front of a live studio audience, it originally aired on ABC from September 9, 1975, to May 17, 1979.
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1973
Mackenzie Astin
ChildMay 1973

Mackenzie Astin

Mackenzie Alexander Astin (born May 12, 1973) is an …
Mackenzie Alexander Astin (born May 12, 1973) is an American actor.
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1972
The New Scooby-Doo Movies
TV ShowSep 9, 1972

The New Scooby-Doo Movies

The New Scooby-Doo …
The New Scooby-Doo Movies is an American animated mystery comedy television series produced by Hanna-Barbera for CBS. It is the second animated television series in the studio's Scooby-Doo franchise, and follows the first incarnation, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!. It premiered on September 9, 1972 and ran for two seasons on CBS as the only hour-long Scooby-Doo series. Twenty-four episodes were produced, sixteen for the 1972–73 season and eight more for the 1973–74 season.
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Patty Duke
MarriageAugust 1972

Patty Duke

Anna Marie "Patty" Duke (December 14, 1946 – March …
Anna Marie "Patty" Duke (December 14, 1946 – March 29, 2016) was an American actress, appearing on stage, film, and television. Her first big break came from her Academy Award winning performance at age 16 for portraying Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker (1962), a role that she had originated on Broadway. The following year she was given her own show, The Patty Duke Show, in which she played the dual role of "identical cousins" Cathy and Patty Lane. She later progressed to more mature roles such as that of Neely O'Hara in the film Valley of the Dolls (1967). Over the course of her career, she received ten Emmy Award nominations and three Emmy Awards as well as two Golden Globe Awards. Duke also served as president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1985 to 1988.
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Evil Roy Slade
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MovieFeb 18, 1972

Evil Roy Slade

The meanest villain in the West falls for a pretty …
The meanest villain in the West falls for a pretty schoolteacher and tries to change his ways, but a determined (and egomaniacal) singing sheriff is out to capture him.
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1971
Sean Astin
ChildFebruary 1971

Sean Astin

Sean Patrick Astin (born Sean Patrick Duke; February 25, …
Sean Patrick Astin (born Sean Patrick Duke; February 25, 1971) is an American actor, director, voice artist, and producer best known for his film roles as Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Mikey Walsh in The Goonies, and the title character of Rudy. In television, he appeared as Lynn McGill in season five of 24 and currently voices Raphael in the 2012 Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series and Oso in the Disney Junior show Special Agent Oso. Astin also served as the campaign manager for his friend, Democrat Dan Adler, a businessman in the entertainment industry, for California's 36th congressional district special election, 2011.
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Patty Duke
Relationship1971

Patty Duke

Anna Marie "Patty" Duke (December 14, 1946 – March …
Anna Marie "Patty" Duke (December 14, 1946 – March 29, 2016) was an American actress, appearing on stage, film, and television. Her first big break came from her Academy Award winning performance at age 16 for portraying Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker (1962), a role that she had originated on Broadway. The following year she was given her own show, The Patty Duke Show, in which she played the dual role of "identical cousins" Cathy and Patty Lane. She later progressed to more mature roles such as that of Neely O'Hara in the film Valley of the Dolls (1967). Over the course of her career, she received ten Emmy Award nominations and three Emmy Awards as well as two Golden Globe Awards. Duke also served as president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1985 to 1988.
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1970
The Partridge Family
TV ShowSep 25, 1970

The Partridge Family

The Partridge Family is an American musical sitcom …
The Partridge Family is an American musical sitcom starring Shirley Jones and featuring David Cassidy. Jones plays a widowed mother, and Cassidy plays the oldest of her five children who embark on a music career. It ran from September 25, 1970, until March 23, 1974, on the ABC network as part of a Friday-night lineup, and had subsequent runs in syndication. The family was loosely based on the real-life musical family the Cowsills, a popular band in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
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1969
Viva Max!
MovieDec 1, 1969

Viva Max!

When his girlfriend tells him that his men wouldn't follow him to a …
When his girlfriend tells him that his men wouldn't follow him to a house of ill repute, Maximilian Rodrigues De Santos, a General in the Mexican Army, decides to perform some great act of heroism. He takes his men over the border into Texas and re-captures the Alamo. This upsets the Texans greatly. The Texas National Guard is sent to retake the mission. Normally, this would be easy, as Max's men have left all of their ammunition back in Mexico, but the State Department insists that no one be killed, and so the National Guard also goes in with unloaded weapons.
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1968
Candy
MovieDec 17, 1968

Candy

Candy is a sex farce focusing on high school student, Candy …
Candy is a sex farce focusing on high school student, Candy who is said to have come to Earth from space. The plot is basic, but the situations that arise from Candy being so naive are comical. Leaving home after an encounter with an eccentric poet, Candy heads for New York. New York ends up having even more strange people for Candy to meet. She encounters; a sex-starved military general, an obsessed underground filmmaker, a doctor that does public operations, a hunchback and even a fake Indian guru. Comedy continues as one day Candy enters an Indian Temple and meets a surprise relative.
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Nomination1968

Best Live Action Short Film

Nominated for "Prelude".
Academy Award
1966
Star Trek
TV ShowSep 8, 1966

Star Trek

Star Trek is an American science fiction television series …
Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) and its crew. It later acquired the retronym of Star Trek: The Original Series (TOS) to distinguish the show within the media franchise that it began.
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The Pruitts of Southampton
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TV ShowSep 6, 1966

The Pruitts of Southampton

The Pruitts of Southampton …
The Pruitts of Southampton is a situation comedy that aired during the 1966-67 season on the ABC network. The show was based on the novel House Party (1954) by Patrick Dennis. It was ABC's attempt to turn female stand-up comic Phyllis Diller into a sitcom comedian very much in the style of Lucille Ball.
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Batman
TV ShowJan 12, 1966

Batman

Batman is a 1960s American live action television series, …
Batman is a 1960s American live action television series, based on the DC comic book character of the same name. It stars Adam West as Bruce Wayne / Batman and Burt Ward as Dick Grayson / Robin – two crime-fighting heroes who defend Gotham City from a variety of arch villains. It is known for its camp style, upbeat theme music, and its intentionally humorous, simplistic morality (aimed at its largely teenage audience). This included championing the importance of using seat belts, doing homework, eating vegetables, and drinking milk. It was described by executive producer William Dozier as the only situation comedy on the air without a laugh track. The 120 episodes aired on the ABC network for three seasons from January 12, 1966 to March 14, 1968, twice weekly for the first two and weekly for the third. In 2016, television critics Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz ranked Batman as the 82nd greatest American television show of all time.
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1965
The Wild Wild West
TV ShowSep 17, 1965

The Wild Wild West

The Wild Wild West is an American science fiction western …
The Wild Wild West is an American science fiction western television series that ran on the CBS television network for four seasons from September 17, 1965 to April 11, 1969. Two television films were made with the original cast in 1979 and 1980 and the series was adapted for a theatrical film in 1999.
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Tom Astin
ChildMarch 1965

Tom Astin

Tom Astin born.
1964
The Addams Family
TV ShowSep 18, 1964

The Addams Family

The Addams Family is an American horror comedy black sitcom …
The Addams Family is an American horror comedy black sitcom based on the characters from Charles Addams' New Yorker cartoons. The 30-minute television series was created by David Levy and Donald Saltzman and shot in black-and-white, airing for two seasons on ABC from September 18, 1964, to April 8, 1966, for a total of 64 episodes. It is often compared to its CBS rival The Munsters which ran for the same two seasons and achieved somewhat higher Nielsen ratings. The show is also notable for its opening theme that was composed and sung by Vic Mizzy.
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1963
Move Over, Darling
MovieDec 19, 1963

Move Over, Darling

Five years to the day after his wife Ellen disappeared in the sea …
Five years to the day after his wife Ellen disappeared in the sea after a plane crash, lawyer husband Nicholas has her declared legally dead, remarries and sets off to Monterey with new wife Bianca. The same morning, Ellen arrives home after being rescued by the Navy from a desert island and follows to try and prevent the honeymoon developing further. Nick, still in love with Ellen, is delighted to see her but finds he still can't break the news to Bianca, while Ellen equally hasn't got round to telling the children she is their mother. Could get complicated.
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The Wheeler Dealers
MovieNov 14, 1963

The Wheeler Dealers

Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas where his oil wells are drying …
Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas where his oil wells are drying up and arrives in New York with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market. He meets stock analyst Molly Thatcher, who he falls in love with. Molly tries to ignore the attention he lavishes on, and keep the relationship strictly professional.
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1962
I'm Dickens, He's Fenster
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TV ShowSep 28, 1962

I'm Dickens, He's Fenster

I'm Dickens, He's Fenster is …
I'm Dickens, He's Fenster is an American sitcom that ran on ABC during the 1962-63 season and was created and produced by Leonard Stern and filmed at Desilu.
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That Touch of Mink
MovieJun 1, 1962

That Touch of Mink

That Touch of Mink is a suggestive comedy involving an …
That Touch of Mink is a suggestive comedy involving an innocent career girl and the pratfalls and pitfalls of her relationship with a suave businessman who accidentally splashes her clothes with mud one morning. They begin seeing each other, with bizarre results. While she wants to hold out for marriage and he wants a steamy affair, their skeptical friends eventually become convinced that he is growing to love her. But there is quite a bit of difficulty along the path to a hopeful happy ending, including two failed trips to Bermuda and his financial manager's therapist completely misunderstanding the situation.
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1961
Allen Astin
ChildMarch 1961

Allen Astin

Allen Astin born.
1960
Harrigan and Son
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TV ShowOct 14, 1960

Harrigan and Son

Harrigan and Son was an ABC sitcom about a father-and …
Harrigan and Son was an ABC sitcom about a father-and-son team of lawyers, played by Pat O'Brien as Jim Harrigan Sr. and Roger Perry as Jim Jr.. In supporting roles, as secretaries, are Georgine Darcy as Gypsy and Helen Kleeb as Miss Claridge. The series aired 34 episodes at 8 p.m. Eastern Time on Fridays from October 14, 1960, to September 29, 1961. It preceded ABC's cartoon series, The Flintstones. Its competition was the second half of the CBS Western, Rawhide. For the first half of the season, Harrigan and Son aired opposite the detective series Dan Raven, starring Skip Homeier.
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Route 66
TV ShowOct 7, 1960

Route 66

Route 66 is an American television drama that premiered on …
Route 66 is an American television drama that premiered on CBS on October 7, 1960, and ran until March 20, 1964, for a total of 116 episodes. The series was created by Herbert B. Leonard and Stirling Silliphant, who were also responsible for the ABC drama Naked City, from which Route 66 was indirectly spun off. Both series employed a format with elements of both traditional drama and anthology drama, but the difference was where the shows were set: Naked City was set in New York City, while Route 66 had its setting change from week to week, with each episode being shot on location.
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1959
Dennis the Menace
TV ShowOct 4, 1959

Dennis the Menace

Dennis the Menace is an American sitcom based on the Hank …
Dennis the Menace is an American sitcom based on the Hank Ketcham comic strip of the same name. It preceded The Ed Sullivan Show on Sunday evenings on CBS from October 1959 to July 1963. The series starred Jay North as Dennis Mitchell; Herbert Anderson as his father, Henry; Gloria Henry as his mother, Alice; Joseph Kearns as George Wilson; Gale Gordon as George's brother, John Wilson; Sylvia Field as George's wife, Martha Wilson; and Sara Seegar as John's wife, Eloise Wilson.
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The Twilight Zone
TV ShowOct 2, 1959

The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone is an American media franchise based on …
The Twilight Zone is an American media franchise based on the anthology television series created by Rod Serling. The episodes are in various genres, including fantasy, science fiction, suspense, horror, and psychological thriller, often concluding with a macabre or unexpected twist, and usually with a moral. A popular and critical success, it introduced many Americans to common science fiction and fantasy tropes. The original series, shot entirely in black and white, ran on CBS for five seasons from 1959 to 1964.
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Bonanza
TV ShowSep 12, 1959

Bonanza

Bonanza is an American western television series that ran on …
Bonanza is an American western television series that ran on NBC from 1959 to 1973. Lasting 14 seasons and 431 episodes, Bonanza is NBC's longest-running western, and ranks overall as the second-longest-running western series on U.S. network television (behind CBS's Gunsmoke), and within the top 10 longest-running, live-action American series. The show continues to air in syndication. The show is set in the 1860s and it centers on the wealthy Cartwright family that live in the vicinity of Virginia City, Nevada, bordering Lake Tahoe. The series initially starred Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker and Michael Landon and later featured (at various times) Guy Williams, David Canary, Mitch Vogel and Tim Matheson. The show is known for presenting pressing moral dilemmas.
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1958
The Donna Reed Show
TV ShowSep 24, 1958

The Donna Reed Show

The Donna Reed Show is an American sitcom starring …
The Donna Reed Show is an American sitcom starring Donna Reed as the middle-class housewife Donna Stone. Carl Betz co-stars as her pediatrician husband Dr. Alex Stone, and Shelley Fabares and Paul Petersen as their teenage children, Mary and Jeff. The show originally aired on ABC from September 24, 1958 to March 19, 1966. When Fabares left the show in 1963, Petersen's younger sister, Patty Petersen, joined the cast as adopted daughter Trisha. Patty Petersen had first appeared in the episode "A Way of Her Own", on January 31, 1963. Janet Landgard was a series regular from 1963-1965 as Karen Holmby.
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1956
Suzanne Hahn
MarriageMarch 1956

Suzanne Hahn

Suzanne Hahn is an actress, known for The Kiss (1958), It …
Suzanne Hahn is an actress, known for The Kiss (1958), It Takes Two (1968) and I'll Bet (1965).
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1955
Gunsmoke
TV ShowSep 10, 1955

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western …
Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television. When aired in the UK, the television series was initially titled Gun Law, later reverting to Gunsmoke.
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1930
John Astin
BirthMarch 1930

John Astin

John Astin was born.
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