Category Archives: vintage TV

Remembering the good old stuff

Ozark Jubilee (1955-61)

Half hour Country music variety show with the top stars of the day. Perfect for anyone exploring the good old days of C & W. May 11,1957 episode: Rex Allen fills in for Red Foley and introduces special guests Sonny … Continue reading

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Interpol Calling (1959-60)

Good show that should have lasted longer than one season. It follows the crime busting efforts of Inspector Duval (Charles Korvin) of the International Police. If you like police procedurals then look this one up. January 11,1960 episode: “Mr.George” – … Continue reading

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The Country Show (1950’s)

Half hour show from Nashville with the big stars of The Grand Old Opry. If you’re looking for Country like it used to be…here it is. I’m not a square dance fan but you can’t beat the music. Very entertaining … Continue reading

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Six O’Clock Rock (1959-62)

Australian variety show featuring the top songs of the day. Lots of dancers along for the ride. It’s hosted by singer Johnny O’Keefe and usually ran forty-five minutes. This is so unbelievably bad but then again the overall music scene … Continue reading

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Mr.Peepers (1952-55)

Wally Cox stars as a shy high school science teacher. The show was a success and was a high point in his career. Opening episode July 3,1952: “Mr.Peepers Gets A Job” – Robinson Peepers arrives at Jefferson High School as … Continue reading

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The Adventures Of Hiram Holiday (1956-57)

Entertaining one season sitcom starring Wally Cox as a timid and skilled proof reader for a newspaper. The paper sends him on a trip around the world with a reporter to document his travels. January 9, 1957 episode “Moroccan Hawk … Continue reading

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The Rag Trade (1961-63)- revived (1977-78)

Very funny show that takes place in a clothing factory called Fenner’s Fashions. Reg Varney is foreman Reg Turner. The funniest of all is Miriam Karlin as shop steward Paddy Fleming. Shelia Hancock is the sexy Carol Taylor, Esma Cannon … Continue reading

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