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Surely you can’t be serious, it’s an Airplane reunion. Don’t call me Shirley!
June 21st, 2017 under 80s, Jill Whelan, Reunions. [ Comments: none ]


Back in 1980, Airplane! made audiences laugh like they never laughed before. Now, almost 37 years later, some of the cast and the director reunited at a charity event for The Achievable Foundation last week.

The reunion included Frank Ashmore (Victor Basta, he was in the cockpit), Lorna Patterson (Randy the Stewardess), Robert Hays (Ted Striker, the man who saved the day), Lee Bryant (Mrs. Hammen, the woman people lined up to slap after she loses it), David Zucker (Director), Joyce Bulifant (Mrs Davis, the mother of a sick child), Jill Whelan (Lisa Davis, the sick child who almost got killed by a guitar playing nun).

Seeing them all together like that makes me wish they would finally do Airplane 3. They do not make parody movies like that anymore. Granted, we do not have Leslie Nielsen anymore, but Hays and Julie Hagerty also have something special when it comes to comedic timing. And that is no Jive talk that the late Barbara Billingsley could translate for us.

I am off to watch Airplane for the millionth time because just like the actors, it never gets old.

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Dean Cain and Teri Hatcher soar to new heights!
June 20th, 2017 under Desperate Housewives, Reunions, Superman/Spider-Man. [ Comments: none ]


Even though it has been 20 years and 6 days since Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman aired its series finale that does not mean that the two leads stopped taking their friendship to new heights. Dean Cain and Teri Hatcher are in Sydney for a convention and decided to do the BridgeClimb Sydney, which opened a year after their show ended. While Lois was brave, Clark Kent said, “Teri was nails. I was terrified.” Imagine what he was like when they harnessed him to pretend that he was flying on his superhero show? Probably as nervous as Brooke Shields was when she lost her virginity to him. Too soon?

When it comes to Hatcher and Cain, why doesn’t someone do a revival of their show? I want to know what a middle aged Superman would be like. How interesting would that be?

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An Encino Man reunion!
June 8th, 2017 under Reunions. [ Comments: none ]


On May 22, 1992, Encino Man came out. Now, 25 years later, the two BFFs in the movie got together and took this awesome photo. Pauly Shore and Sean Astin look just as close now as they did in that movie. Too bad Brendan Frazier was not there. It would have been cool to see the trio together. Heck, maybe they will do a sequel, Encino Woman. Could you only imagine?

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The Bionic Woman and The Six Million Dollar Man together again!
June 1st, 2017 under 70s, Reunions. [ Comments: none ]


Back in the mid-’70s, people were in love with The Six Million Dollar Man and its spinoff The Bionic Woman. So much so, Lindsay Wagner and Lee Majors reprised their roles for a 1987 telemovie. Now 30 years after that reunion, they are reuniting once again for another project. We don’t know what it is because this is all Jamie Sommers told us is, “Filming a new family feel-good movie this week on the west coast of Canada with #LeeMajors.”

Too bad it is not another Bionic movie because they could easily play Sommers and Steve Austin again without any problems. They both have aged wonderfully! Maybe they got some bionic work done on them when they were filming their series and that is why they look so young?

BTW The Six Million Dollar Man sounds so cheap now. You cannot get a Bionic Man for that amount of money. Maybe a bionic arm or leg, but that is about all. He would have to be The Six Billion Dollar Man with inflation to make it in 2017. Right?

UPDATE: It looks like we have a name for the movie and it is Countdown to Love directed by Christie Will.

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The cast of The Love Boat reunites!
May 23rd, 2017 under Jill Whelan, Reunions, TV News. [ Comments: none ]

It has been 40 years since The Love Boat set sail, 30 years since it took its last voyage, and today the six leads got together to talk about their beloved show on Today. Captain Stubing (Gavin MacLeod), Vicki (Jill Whelan), Julie (Lauren Tewes), Doc (Bernie Kopell), Gopher (Fred Grandy) and Isaac (Ted Lange) climbed aboard and reminisced about the days on the cruise ship.

Even though that have been on dry land for 3 decades, they still get together all the time. To me when a cast still keeps in touch after so many years even decades after their show ended, it explains why their shows still air in syndication. It is that chemistry that makes the a special show even more special.

This show was so special that actors and musicians begged to be on it. Celebrities like Aretha Franklin, but no one believed Lange when he would tell them that.

Did they know the show was going to be a hit from the beginning? Nope, even the network thought it wasn’t going to get passed the pilot phase. The head honchos thought San Pedro Beach Bums was going to be the biggest show and it never made it to air.

Back in 1977, it was all about cop shows and sitcoms, and The Love Boat was different. MacLeod explained how legendary producer Aaron Spelling made it different than the others. He revealed what were the three storylines were they tackled every week, “We had a sophisticated comedies, we had our broad funny one and a poignant one.” Then he added,”They were touched and they were happy endings.”

What also set this show apart from the rest, they really traveled the World.

There was nothing like The Love Boat back then and nothing like it now. Something I think we are desperately missing. A show about happy endings during difficult times. Yes it was on UPN for a season and I think it needs to be brought back again. More than a show like American Idol. What do you think?

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