Tag Archives: Retro

March 23

30 Years of Great TV Farewells

From Walter Cronkite to (just recently) Regis Philbin, here is a look back at fond television farewells over the last three decades, though some of them still continued to do some other work (including Regis, who is returning to daily TV with “Crowd Goes Wild” on the new Fox Sports 1 channel).

February 01

Battle of the Hollywood Cars – DeLorean vs KITT vs General Lee

Tanner, Rutledge and Adam construct replicas of their favorite Hollywood cars (Tanner: a Nissan 200SX disguised as the DeLorean time machine from the Back to the Future films; Rutledge: a 1995 Pontiac Trans Am disguised as KITT, from KnightRider; Adam: a 1973 Plymouth Duster disguised as The General Lee, from The Dukes of Hazzard) and […]

July 07

Stats about “Beverly Hills, 90210”

I love any excuse to dredge up references to the original “Beverly Hills, 90210” series. There was a blind item recently about one of the cast members from the series, so I decided to do some 90210 trivia on my site. Maybe you watched the show just after finishing your algebra homework. Maybe you watched […]

“All in the Family” Retro Shots

R.I.P. Jean Stapleton. These photographs were taken by Bob Harris in the artist’s parking lot of CBS Television City in 1973.

June 04

Flash Back: Beverly Hills 90210

Flash back time. Hello Day performance on Beverly Hills 90210 done by Emily Valentine, Kelly Taylor, Brenda Walsh and Donna Martin. 90210 was one of my favorite shows in middle school and high school. This song appeared in the episode “Wildfire” at the start of the gang’s (second) Junior Year, Season 2. Kelly, Donna, and […]

Arcade Dreams

Originally posted on followthehumming:
Diary date: 29th May, 1985 Galaxian, Pac-Man, Defender, Space Invaders, Track and Field, Star Wars. Worlds of wonder when anything seemed possible. Engrossing, state-of-the-art video games in colourful, custom-made cabinets. Seedy arcades in gloomy rooms with sticky, concrete floors. Tumbling coins landing loudly on silver-metal trays. Piercing, earworm music looping endlessly.…

Karen Walker, Rising from the Ashes

Some call Karen Walker as a fictional character from the hit American show “Will & Grace.” I call her my god, my favorite addict, the ultimate fag hag. In honor of Queen Walker, I am posting my favorite Karen Walker quotes. 1. Good Lord. I can’t believe I’m at a public pool. Why doesn’t somebody […]

April 10

Documentary on Knight Rider

Backstory on the 1982 to 1986 NBC TV series.

The 24 Most Important Things We All Learned From “My So-Called Life”

via BuzzFeed.com The 24 Most Important Things We All Learned From “My So-Called Life”Because “someone once set fire to my hair at Let’s Bolt,” here are some things you need to know. 1. Love at first sight is very, very real. 2. You can never wear too many accessories. 3. Or mix too many prints. […]

I miss my MADtv

For 14 seasons, Fox Network had a little sketch comedy / live action / variety / animation show called MADtv. Call it the ugly duckling to SNL’s beautiful swan. MADtv was about the high schooler left in all of us. I loved my MADtv. And here are three reasons why: The View the way I […]