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Quite a Hunk! ‘Happy Days’ Hotties

January 15, 2024 Ted McGinley, Anson Williams, Henry Winkler & Scott Baio (All images via ABC unless noted) The New York Times just interviewed surviving Happy Days cast members Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Anson Williams, Don Most and Marion Ross on the occasion of the series' 50th anniversary. Yes, the famous show about the '50s…
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Joyce Randolph, Last Surviving ‘Honeymooners’ Star, Dies @ 99

On Saturday, January 13, 2024, we lost Joyce Randolph, one of the last remaining connectors to '50s TV. (Images via CBS & and by Matthew Rettenmund) The original Trixie on The Honeymooners (1955-1956) — after replacing Elaine Stritch in the role on Cavalcade of Stars (1951-1952) sketches — died at 99 at her NYC home.…
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Shecky Greene, Iconic Las Vegas Stand-Up King, Dies @ 97

January 1, 2024 Shecky Greene, a Las Vegas legend for a stand-up career that left his name synonymous with laughter, died at his home on New Year's Eve. He was 97. Mugging in History of the World Part I (Image via 20th Century Fox) Greene died of natural causes, his wife told The Las Vegas Review-Journal.…
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Tom Smothers Dies @ 86 … But Mom Always Liked Dick Better

Tom Smothers, who with younger sibling Dick Smothers was one half of the culture-defining, norm-tweaking Smothers Brothers, died Tuesday, December 26, 2023, at his Santa Rosa California, home. Tom was an impish figure, but a holy terror when crossed behind the scenes. (Image via CBS) He was 86. Smothers had announced earlier in the year…
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‘Taxi’ Reunion Pulls Up to ‘The View’

The View hosted a wonderful and warm reunion of Taxi (1978-1983). Genius show! (Image via NBC) The most surprising thing to me was learning that Carol Kane came so late into the show. I knew she was added, but not so last-minute. It's insane to think this show is 45 years old ... https://youtu.be/sEiMg5sW3F4?si=UvFU7wt3kQ74Bn-L https://youtu.be/BPhI9m9JZkI?si=0mUouOyT-i4WIATD…
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