Category Archives: TV-Comedy Shows

It’s About Time (1966-67)

Sherwood Schwartz proves he can create something even dumber that “Gilligan’s Island.” No wonder this lasted for only one season. It should have been cancelled after ten minutes of the first episode. Frank Aletter and Jack Mullaney are two astronauts … Continue reading

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Mason (1977) Failed TV Pilot

Not sure why this show wasn’t picked up. The 60’s and 70’s had more than their share of beyond lame sitcoms…not that things haven’t gotten much better. This show had some genuinely funny moments and should have been given a … Continue reading

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Accidental Family (1967-68)

Jerry Van Dyke is nightclub entertainer Jerry Webster currently working in Las Vegas. His lawyer bought him a farm in the San Fernando Valley as an investment. It’s run by Sue Kramer (Lois Nettleton). Jerry’s sister-in-law Martha has had custody … Continue reading

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Swingin’ Together (1963) Failed TV Pilot

Bobby Rydell stars as the leader of Bobby Day and The Four Knights. The band travels around in an an old bus named Lucinda driven by James Dunn as father figure P.J.Cunningham. The pilot features Stephanie Powers, Lloyd Corrigan and … Continue reading

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Dorothy (1979)

One of TV’s worst sitcoms that only lasted four episodes. It shouldn’t have lasted four minutes. Dorothy Loudon stars as a former showgirl who is now a teacher at an all girls school in Connecticut. Final episode: August 29,1979 – … Continue reading

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The World Of Wooster (1965-67)

Funny show based on the stories of P.G.Wodehouse. Ian Carmichael plays the rich and wacky Bertie Wooster and Dennis Price is Jeeves the butler. January 4,1966 episode: “Jeeves And The Delayed Exit Of Claude And Eustace” – Bertie’s irresponsible cousins … Continue reading

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The Jack Benny Program-New Year’s Eve-December 31,1961

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The Honeymooners-‘Twas The Night Before Christmas-December 24,1955

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Citizen James (1960-62)

One of the funniest comics to come out of England, Sid James, stars as Sidney Balmoral James. He’s always broke but that doesn’t stop him from placing bets and trying to get rich quick. His long suffering fiancee Liz is … Continue reading

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Buffalo Bill (1983-84)

Dabney Coleman is perfect as the ego maniac host of a local TV show in Buffalo,New York. He thinks he should be national. The cast includes Joanna Cassidy as producer JoJo White. She’s also his girlfriend. John Fiedler is stage … Continue reading

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