Links to the past, with relevance today: This is me in September. (Image via NBC) JULIEN'S AUCTIONS: The first big Betty White sale is coming September 23, and it includes over 1,000 items from the personal collection of the First Lady of Television. Mixed in with animal-themed doo-dads and jewelry, you'll find original scripts from…Read more
Yvette Mimieux Dies @ 80
About 10 days after turning 80, '60s actress Yvette Mimieux has died. Mimieux celebrated her 80th on January 8, and reportedly died in her sleep January 18, 2022. A family rep confirmed her death, due to natural causes, to Deadline. Mimieux got her start on television, first on the Jock Mahoney (1919-1989) action-adventure series Yancy…Read more
Betty White & Carol Channing’s 3 ‘Love Boat’ Showstoppers!
Of course, we'll never get tired of talking about Betty White, the enduring TV legend who died at 99 on New Year's Eve, less than three weeks shy of turning 100. In their nonsinging roles, Carol was doing a total Rose Nylund, even before Rose was "born"! (Image via ABC) Now, as part of my…Read more
Welcome Aboard: Every ‘Love Boat’ Guest Star … EVER
I posted an incredible video a month or so ago when it first went up — of over 900 stars who (1) appeared on The Love Boat, and who (2) were promoted in the opening credits with either a goofy photo in a porthole graphic OR (Season 1 only) with just their names. April showers…Read more
‘Love Boat’ Supercut: All 901 Guests!
Retro Hole has put together a supercut of every Love Boat guest, including everyone from every regular Season 1-9 episode and the first three specials after the show ended. Why would they let her on the ship after that Poseidon disaster?! (Image via ABC) At the end, it shouts out the regular cast, too. This…Read more
‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ Trailer, Lindsey Buckingham Divorce & More
Links to the past, with relevance today: "Could we talk about Satan later, Jim?" (Image via video still) YOUTUBE: A full trailer is here for The Eyes of Tammy Faye, the dramatization of the life story of odious Jim Bakker and not-so-bad Tammy Faye, major forces in the '80s and '90s before scandal ruined them…Read more
‘Mary Tyler Moore,’ ‘Love Boat’ Star Gavin MacLeod Dies @ 90
Gavin MacLeod, familiar to TV fans as sarcastic news writer Murray Slaughter on Mary Tyler Moore and as no-B.S. Capt. Merrill Stubing on The Love Boat, died Saturday, May 29, at his Palm Desert, California, home. Will you Mary me? (Image via CBS) He was 90. MacLeod's death, following several months of failing health, was…Read more
The (Bizarre) ‘Love Boat’ Premiered 41 Years Ago Today
"Sandy ... the newsstand carries Kitten Magazine." (more…)Read more
Welcome Aboard ‘The Love Boat’ — 42 Years Later!
Forty-two years ago today, The Love Boat first set sail — as a TV movie. (more…)Read more
GR8ERDAYS Millennial Challenge II: Marlon Who?
Herewith, the second part of my Millennial Challenge, in which you will find a video of millennials telling us what they know about Hollywood greats and a video of them remembering (or misremembering!) TV classics. (more…)Read more