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It’s Wonder Woman and Bionic Woman!
May 19th, 2017 under 70s, Lynda Carter. [ Comments: none ]



Back in the ’70s, little girls all over America looked up to two TV female characters and they were Wonder Woman and Bionic Woman. Yet, Diana Prince and Jamie Sommers only met in the comic books and never on the small screen. Now almost 40 years after that graphic novel series came out, the two women met at Paley Center’s Women in Television Gala.

Even though Lynda Carter and Lindsay Wagner’s shows ended in the late ’70s and they are both in their mid-60’s, they still look like the Superheroes we know them to be. So much so, I don’t know why someone doesn’t turn those comics into a series with them reprising the roles that made them famous. I bet it would be a ratings hit!

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It’s Love Boat’s Captain Stubing and his daughter Vicki!
May 4th, 2017 under 70s, Reunions. [ Comments: 2 ]



It has been 40 years since The Love Boat set sail and the ship’s captain and his daughter did press to honor the milestone. Here is Gavin MacLeod and Jill Whelan waiting to talk to some reporters.

Nice to see the actors still look like a real father and daughter after 4 decades. Which I can’t believe it has been that long. Even harder to believe he is 86 and she is 50 because they both look like they could still be the King and Princess of any cruise.

BTW my dad looks forward to watching this show every Sunday on Me TV. I am surprised with all the reboots, they haven’t brought this show back again. MacLeod and Whelan could reprise their roles and I bet it would be a hit! Great way to showcase network stars like this show did in the ’70s and ’80s.

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Be bewitched by Jenny Piccolo, Tabitha Stephens and Cindy Brady hanging out!
April 25th, 2017 under 60s, 70s, 80s, The Brady Bunch. [ Comments: 1 ]


Something people outside of Hollywood don’t realize is that a lot of child stars are friends with other child stars from their age group. Many of them are up for the same roles, so they get to know one another and commiserate with each other at auditions. They have a bond that lasts until adulthood and beyond. Therefore, when one of them sadly passes away, it brings them together.

Yesterday, Cathy Silvers from Happy Days invited Erin Murphy aka Tabitha Stephens from Bewitched and Susan Olsen form The Brady Bunch over to talk about their friend Erin Moran, who passed away from 4th stage lung cancer at the age of 56 on Saturday. The three actresses grew up Moran behind the camera, so they lost a dear friend from their youth. For Silvers not only did she lose a friend off camera but one that also played her best friend on Happy Days. For Murphy, she lost someone with the same first name and first initial of her last name. I wouldn’t be surprised if they were sometimes confused for the other one during auditions. Finally, for Olsen it is someone who also knows what it is like the play the youngest child to a big family on TV. Besides all of that, it is someone who knows what they went through growing up in the public eye. Like I said, it is an unbreakable bond.

When it comes to three actresses, who ages range from 52-55, they all look phenomenal. You know, I hope some network sees them together and thinks we should give them a show together like The Golden Girls or Designing Women or Hot In Cleveland. Could you imagine awesome that would be? I would watch! I can totally see Pop TV having with it like they are with Return of the Mac and Hollwyood Darlings! It would be a hit and maybe they can get Alison Arngrim to join in on the fun.

Update: They talked to The Insider about their friend, so get the tissues ready as you watch their interview.

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Jan Brady is Elyse Keaton
April 4th, 2017 under 70s, Stage, The Brady Bunch. [ Comments: none ]


I don’t know if you heard, but Family Ties is getting the stage musical treatment this Summer according to Broadway.com. The production will make its debut this June in Ohio, Dayton not Columbus like the ’80s sitcom, but having it in the same state is still pretty groovy.

Talking about groovy, what can make it even groovier? How about Eve Plumb, best known for playing Jan Brady on The Brady Bunch, is playing the matriarch Elyse Keaton. The role that was originated by Meredith Baxter. Proving everything in Hollywood is related, I think!

I wonder how Marcia, Marcia, Marcia feels about this, I am sure she is just as excited as we are.

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Will you still love Ron Howard when he’s 63?
March 1st, 2017 under 70s. [ Comments: none ]


Today is Ron Howard’s 63rd birthday and his wife Cheryl made him a little surprise for it. He said his “all-time favorite Graham Crackers with White Icing like my Mom used to make.” By the looks of Opie Cunningham’s face with his birthday hat, he is loving every minute of it!

In fact, even though he is two years away from becoming a senior citizen, he still looks just like he did when he was Opie Taylor and Richie Cunnigham. Well, he didn’t have a beard back then but you know what I meant.

Here is to wishing him a very happy birthday and many more!

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