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Film clips from  old TV shows:    

1 JACKIE  GLEASON ON THE ROCKY MARCIANO  SHOW THE  MAIN  EVENT (1960) <http://xoteria.com/CH1.HTML> 
Jackie recalls his early  days as a night club comic in Newark , NJ (and the brawl);
Also,   Jack i.e. Receives a humanitarian award from Rocky and salutes sidekick  Art Carney ( Du Mont )
Bloopers  from The  Honeymooners on OTV ch 11 also ch. 30;  Marciano v. Wolcott fight on ch. 64
 

2 JAMES DEAN: HIS FINAL TV  APPEARANCE (1954) <http://xoteria.com/CH2.HTML> 
Rebellious trait obvious,  James Dean talks about car racing and safety on Gig Young's  show;
Walks off set a mention of speeding; eerily, Dean was  killed days later in a tragic car collision. ( Du Mont )
 

3 ELVIS  SINGS BLUE  SUEDE  SHOES (1956) <http://xoteria.com/CH3.HTML> 
The King lives here! Elvis  Presley debuts on "The Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey Show." (CBS)
In  the house: Elvis sings many more of his hits on our Classic Oldies  Video Juke Box below!
 

4 A TRIBUTE TO ELVIS PRESLEY, THE KING OF  ROCK &  ROLL (1959-62) <http://xoteria.com/CH4.HTML> 
Clips of The King from his  early days to induction into the Army, see The King's mom, dad &  Col. Tom
Hear Elvis' first #1 1957 hit for RCA, Heartbreak  Hotel. (clips from Movietone & AP  News)
 

5 THE EDSEL INTRODUCED ON  NBC(1957) <http://xoteria.com/CH5.HTML> 
Ford paid the network big  dollars (in those days) to run this filmed The Edsel  Show promotion.
Ford canned the car  shortly after; it is today a revered automotive classic. (NBC) More  50s cars ch.63v
 

6 BOBBY DARIN'S "MACK THE  KNIFE" (1959) <http://xoteria.com/CH6.HTML> 
Bobby opened his first of hour  variety shows performing his biggest number one hit.
(and his  label, Atco, didn't want him to record it!) (CBS)
*There's more  Bobby below: hosting a beauty  contest & on the OldiesTeleVision Video Juke  Box.
 

7 WESTINGHOUSE DEBUTS HI-TECH "ADVANCED  TV" (1951) <http://xoteria.com/CH7.HTML> 
Show the kids hi-tech video  blossoming before anyone heard of cable, satellite or HDTV. They may  chuckle,
The "one knob-no antenna-black matrix pix tube" had  viewers in awe..but it was a technical disaster.  (TVC)
 

8 WILLIAM BENDIX AS LOVABLE CHESTER A.  RILEY (1956) <http://xoteria.com/CH8.HTML> 
The Life Of  Riley with Marjorie  Reynolds, Tom D'andrea, Lugene Sanders, Wesley Morgan
Once played  by Groucho Marx & Jack i.e. Gleason, Bendix's Riley was the  definitive blue collar family guy.
Watch Riley, delirious over  having his tonsils removed, drive family, Gillis, & hospital  nurse (Honeybee) crazy!(CBS) 


9 ICONS I: WHAT MADE 50'S TV  GOLDEN (COMPILATION,  (1952-60) <http://xoteria.com/CH9.HTML> 
Art  Carney, Rod Serling, Manicurist Madge, Ted Mack, Annette &  Frankie, The Champs, Don Adams.
It was Ted  Mack's Amateur  Hour that introduced Frank Sinatra,  Connie Francis, Pat Boone.  (UPI)
 

10 THE PATTI PAGE  SHOW (1958) <http://xoteria.com/CH10.HTML> 
The Singin' Rage sings the  immortal Tennessee Waltz,  it doesn't get any better than this.
Also from her show,  Patti croons over that cute  little Doggie In The  Window. (syndicated)
 

11 BLOOPERS  FROM THE  HONEYMOONERS (1957-58) <http://xoteria.com/CH11.HTML> 
On live TV: Audrey misses  her entrance cue, Jack i.e.'s fly is open (watch how brilliantly he  improvs).
Jack i.e. Slips on the set (happened again at CBS, where  he broke his leg) ( Du Mont ) see also ch.30 &  82,
 

12 THE CENSORED JERRY LEE  LEWIS HERE  UNCENSORED! (1957-59) <http://xoteria.com/CH12.HTML> 
Goodness, Gracious, Great  Balls Of Fire! The' "Killer" smooches his child bride cousin on a  filmed news interview
On stage, he goes wild performing (looks  like today's metal rockers). The networks nixed both.  (UPI)
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13 A TRUE 50's DOO WOP TV  CLASSIC(1958)
Rare Clip: The Del Vikings  Perform Jitterbug  Mary (taped at WOOK-TV  Baltimore) 
*There's many more classic Doo Wop Originals  On The  Classic Oldies Video  Jukebox below.
 

14 the  original FAMILY  AFFAIR (1966) <http://xoteria.com/CH14.HTML> 
Brian Keith & Sebastian  Cabot sin the last of the sentimental family sitcoms (despite failed  2004 remake_.
An affluent bachelor and his butler suddenly gain  custody of adorable orphaned nieces and nephew  (CBS)
 

15 ALAN FREED'S BIG BEAT  DANCE PARTY  DANCERS (1959) <http://xoteria.com/CH15.html> 
Local NYC Ch. 5 Freed show  regulars dance and post-payola Alan Freed's parting statement  (Metromedia);
Plus Dick Clark's rigid payola statement to an  angry Senate investigator (UPI)
 

16 THE STEVE ALLEN  SHOW (1957) <http://xoteria.com/CH16.html> 
Steverino's classic rock  and roll poetic hate reading of Be Bop A Lula, no  apology to Gene Vincent. 
Steve snubbed rock, had no rock  acts on his show, but then booked them on his shows to get ratings  (NBC).
 

17 The  Inventor Of TV Sketch  Comedy ERNIE  KOVACS (1954) <http://xoteria.com/CH17.html> 
Long before SNL, imitated  by his contemporaries (Berle, Gleason, Skelton), he was the true  inventor of TV sketch satire.
Ernie's Kovacs; vignettes could  have been taped yesterday~still look contemporary, he was a TV  comedy visionary
There are more Ernie Kovacs comedy innovation in  our Oldies Television Trivia Quiz, link below.
 

18 THE RED SKELTON  SHOW (1959) <http://xoteria.com/CH18.html> 
Red as Clem Kaddiddlehoffer  going to college, with guests: Reed Haley ("Racket Squad") &  Marvin Kaplan ("Meet Millie")
We included Red's traditional, eye  candy June Taylor Dancers' sketch opening and Red laughing at his  own jokes (CBS)
 

19 ICONS: THE DELINQUENCY  RAMPAGE! (COMPILATION,  1957-60) <http://xoteria.com/CH19.html> 
Hoods,  Dolls, Street Fights, Make Out Points & ...Barry Goldwater.  "Cool man. Ya dig it? Like, Wow! Ya square'r sometin?"
This,  kids, was how your parent's parents perceived the next out of  control, immoral generation (AIP)
 

20 FATHER KNOWS  BEST (1953) <http://xoteria.com/CH20.html> 
Full Episode of The  definitive aspartame family sitcom: Betty & Kathy fued begin over a bathing  suit
Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, Lauren Chapin.  (CBS)
 

21 PETTICOAT  JUNCTION (1962) <http://xoteria.com/CH21.html> 
Bea Bernadette and Edgar  Buchanan bring up three perky teenage countrypolitan girls in  Hooterville,
at the Shady Rest Hotel; this show was the precursor  to Green  Acres Toot toot!  (CBS) 


22 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST  BOB  MATTHIAS (1956) <http://xoteria.com/CH22.html> 
1952 Olympic Triathalon  Champ Discusses The games & movie debut with mild mannered Herb  Sheldon.
Sheldon hosted several shows ranging from talk, to teen  dance, to Ricky Tick Piano.  ( Du Mont ) 


23 : DANCES OF THE  1950's: THE  HAND  JIVE (1957) <http://xoteria.com/CH23.html> 
Teens perform the Hand Jive  dance to Johnnie Otis' Willie & The Hand  Jive adlib with Rockette precision  ( DuMont )
What do  Johnny Otis, Grateful Dead,  Eric Clapton & Grease have  in common? Read how the Jive goes on today.
 

24 GROUCHO  MARX YOU  BET YOUR  LIFE (1959) <http://xoteria.com/CH24.html> 
Contestants: Then 11 year  old Candice Bergen appearing with dad, Edgar; also Groucho's  daughter, Melinda.
Are the dads smarter than the 6th graders? In  part 2, Dads join daughters in the quiz. Say the secret word!  (NBC)
 

25 the original  DRAGNET(1959) <http://xoteria.com/CH25.html> 
The grandaddy of all TV cop  shows and the definitive police melodrama with Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe  Friday, 
Ben Alexander as Officer Frank  Smith. Olan Soule as the lab tech. Just the facts, ma'am.  (NBC)
 

26 THE IMMORTAL MUSICAL  COMEDY OF VICTOR  BORGE 1951 <http://xoteria.com/CH26.html> 
Victor and the symphony  orchestra give a new twist to Listz and it is a classic Borge, both  a musical & comedy genius.
Victor Borge's precision piano and  satiric talent are as natural as his warmth. (CBS)
 

27 EDDIE FISHER SINGS A  MEDLEY OF HIS BIGGEST  HITS 1953 <http://xoteria.com/CH27.html> 
Eddie  croons I'm Walking Behind You, Anytime, With  These Hands, Oh My Papa on his TV  show.
Like the era crooners, Fisher got 15 minutes a week to  enthrall fans..and also Liz Taylor & Debbie Reynolds..  (NBC)
 

28 ABBOTT & COSTELLO:L  WHO'S ON  FIRST? 1951 <http://xoteria.com/CH28.html> 
This is the signature Bud  Abbot and Lou Costello comedy routine that is often imitated, never  duplicated.
The duo did hosting stints on The Colegate Comedy  Hour and  Hollywood   Palace . (NBC)
 

29 MORE DANCES OF THE  1950's THE  JITTERBUG 1958 <http://xoteria.com/CH29.html> 
It started with Cab  Calloway and ended up the most popular moves on American  Bandstand, et al.
Here, it becomes the  domain of Bill Haley & The Comets'  ripping off Little Richards' "Gonna Rip It Up."  (AIP).
 

30. THE HONEYMOONERS ...IN  COLOR! 1969 <http://xoteria.com/CH30.html> 
Ralph & Ed are jailed in   Paris , accused of  counterfeiting. Ed's escape plan backfires with hilarious  results.
Gleason wanted the show taped by Wometco TV in   Miami , Audrey Meadows &  Joyce Randolph had NYC  commitments
Shiela Macrae & Jane Kean played wives Alice  & Trixie; TV audiences didn't accept the change.  (CBS)
 

31 THE ORIGINAL FLASH  GORDON SERIAL theatres-1939;  TV-1960's <http://xoteria.com/CH31.html> 
Before  TJ's doo wop concerts, PBS used Buster Crabbe's Flash Gordon cinema  serials rattle the PBS tin cup.
From Captain Video to Captains  Kirk, Picard & Janeway, scifi and space travel was always a TV  niche. (PBS)
 

32 Full  Episode THE LONE  RANGER 1955 <http://xoteria.com/CH32.html> 
Hi Ho, Silver! It's the  grandaddy of weekly TV western series starring oft masked Clayton  Moore.
The Lone Ranger was the top rated #1 of the many Saturday  afternoon "thataway" exciting oaters
Here is the full version of  the debut episode, Enter The Lone  Ranger Hi, Ho Silver!  (syndicated).
 

33 THE ENDEARING GRIMACES  OF EDDIE  CANTOR 1952 <http://xoteria.com/CH33.html> 
Hosting The Colegate Comedy  Hour, Eddie pantomimes a sketch as the  hapless victim of a vixen.
A forgotten legend, Cantor's  expressive face and singing style warmed the cockles of viewer's  hearts. (NBC)
 

34 BOBBY DARIN NERVOUSLY  HOSTS A BEAUTY  CONTEST 1957 <http://xoteria.com/CH34.html> 
Long before having his own  weekly show, Bobby's first TV emcee gig,  hosting a product hyped beauty pageant
Uh oh, , what a disaster!  The contestant names are mixed up and so are the sponsor's promo  lines ( Du Mont ) 


35 MORE DANCES OF THE  1950's: THE LINDY  HOP 1959 <http://xoteria.com/CH35.html> 
From American Bandstand in  Phillie, to a Dick Clark special in St.  Louis to The Jersey   Shore ,
everybody was Lindy Hopping to Danny & The Juniors "At  The Hop" You can swing it, you can do it (ABC) 
...and  there's more Danny & The Juniors, here to stay, on our Classic  Oldies Video Jukebox (below)
 

36 SHAKE, BABY,  SHAKE! IT'S THE KILLER  AGAIN! 1958 <http://xoteria.com/CH36.html> 
Jerry Lee Lewis brings down  the house again for his rehearsed fan club prez on Dick Clark's  show.
The fireball shooter misses the song cues and a camera  catches a guy trying to jump on stage. (ABC)
 

37. THE DANNY THOMAS  SHOW 1958 <http://xoteria.com/CH37.html> 
"Make Room For Daddy" with  rare Danny Thomas, Marjoriie Lord, Rusty Hammer, Angela  Cartright.
The kids wreak havoc on daddy and mommy with a divide  and concur tactic. (CBS)
Please support St. Jude's  Children's Hospital <
http://stjude.org/> founded by Danny.  Help save lives of children with cancer.
 

38 SID CAESAR: YOUR SHOW OF  SHOWS 1957 <http://xoteria.com/CH38.html> 
Legendary sketch comedy  with co-stars Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner & Howie Morris as "Uncle  Goofy"
doing their classic takeoff on This Is Your  Life, also a glimpse of The  Timepiece (CBS)
 

39 HERE COMES  TOBOR! 1954 <http://xoteria.com/CH39.html> 
Before Captain Video got a  hold of Tobor, little Robbie ran the prequel to "Tobor The  Great."
Madison  Ave jumped on ship with a  cardboard Tobor mask. Don't laugh, they sold.  ( Du Mont )
 

40 THE ADVENTURES OF  SUPERMAN 1954 <http://xoteria.com/CH40.html> 
After the animation came  TV's live Superman series starring George Reeves and Noel Neill as   Lois  Lane
Lois gets is abducted  by a gangster, Superman sans Clark Kent saves the damsel in  distress. (CBS)
 

41 THE ADVENTURES OF  FLIPPER 1964 <http://xoteria.com/CH41.html> 
Let's get our minds off  killer whales and go back to this beloved, adorable dolphin.
Each  week this amazing mammal fascinated kids and adults by solving  mysteries! (synd.)
 

42 SPIKE  JONES 1951 <http://xoteria.com/CH42.html> 
Spike & the gang of  hilarious musical whackies perform their signature "Cocktails For  Two."
As you see this wild musical circus, know Spike Jones  choreographed the zany antics. ( Du Mont )
 

43 CAPTAIN VIDEO & HIS  VIDEO  RANGERS 1950 <http://xoteria.com/CH43.html> 
Before Captain Kirk, there  was Captain Video chasing those bad guys around the galaxy.
The  "Star Trek" of it's time, network program directors made the very  same mistake. ( Du Mont )
 44. THE LIBERACE  SHOW1952 <http://xoteria.com/CH44.html> 
Walter Liberace brought  style to candlelight piano music, with, of course, brother George on  violin.
This rare clip captures the musical heart and soul of the  flamboyant pianist. ( Du Mont )
 

45 MEDIC 1954 <http://xoteria.com/CH45.html> 
First and still best  medical drama series. Richard Boone as Konrad Steiner  MD. 
Still as relevant: prizeighter befelled by Diabetes.  This is pioneer medical TV drama. (NBC)
 

46 THE BIG  VALLEY 1965 <http://xoteria.com/CH46.html> 
Outstanding Western series  with Barbara Stanwyck, Lee Majors and Linda  Evans
Full episode: "Heritage" Fanatics threaten to blow up the  Bartley mine (NBC)
 

47 THE ROOTS OF TV  BASEBALL 1950-57 <http://xoteria.com/CH47.html> 
Visual newsreel memories of  baseball's great early years, featuring a tribute to Jack ie  Robinson
So relevant now: Robinson broke the color line in  baseball, Obama in the US presidency.  (Movietone)
 

48 Mc HALE'S  NAVY 1962 <http://xoteria.com/CH48.html> 
Before cracking up Harvey  Korman, Tim Conway was sidekick to Ernest Borgnine on this military  sitcom
View a full half hour episode and watch Tim fall  (literally) for a Lt. Commander Nurse. (NBC)
 

49 HOPALONG  CASSIDY 1952 <http://xoteria.com/CH49.html> 
The Saturday afternoon TV  Western staple starring William Boyd as frontier vigilante  Hoppy.
Of the many Saturday TV matinee oaters, this ranked #2 in  ratings. Giddyap! (syndicated)
 

50 DARK  SHADOWS 1966 <http://xoteria.com/CH50.html> 
The first Weekday afternoon  TV gothic soap opera, Jonathan Fried as the Vampire Barnaby  Collins.
For a brief time, this breakthrough gothic drama  out-ranked established serial dramas in ratings.  (ABC)
 

51 FADS & FANCIES OF  THE 50s &  60s <http://xoteria.com/CH51.html> 
The Hula Hoop,  Twist, Palisades Park Beauty Contests, Rock-Ola Juke Box, Ford  Thunderbird, more
set to the music of The Olympics' "Dance By The  Light Of The Moon" (edited by CI)
 

52 I LOVE  LUCY 1952 <http://xoteria.com/CH52.html> 
Highlights from TV episodes  involving the coming of "Little Ricky" that captured viewer's  hearts.
Ricky gets the news during his club performances, he and  the Mertzes go frenetic when "it's time".
Lucille Ball, Desi  Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley.  (CBS)
 

53 full  episode THE DICK VAN DYKE  SHOW 1962 <http://xoteria.com/CH53.html> 
You asked for it, here it  is, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore with guest Bob Crane (Hogan's  Heros .
Dick is directing a community  theatre show, Mary sings & dances a vampy Calypso song Ohhh,  Rob! (CBS)
 

54 THE BEATLES FIRST  TELEVISION  APPEARANCE 1963 <http://xoteria.com/CH54.html> 
Not yet on Sullivan or in  the U.S. , the Fab Four debuted "She  Loves You" On The Mersey  Sound (BBC)
*There's more Beatles  & other British Invasion classics on the Classic Oldies Video  Juke Box below.
 

55 BAT  MASTERSON 1958 <http://xoteria.com/CH55.html> 
Gene Barry stars as the  debonair Bat Masterson, this episode "The Stampede In Tent  City
Guest stars Robert Conrad as the vigilante out to avenge his  brother's killer (NBC)
 

56 MARTY ROBBINS ON THE  JOHNNY CASH  SHOW 1964 <http://xoteria.com/CH56.html> 
Back in the 60's, Holiday  Inn funded half hour shows for Dolly Parton, Bobby Vinton & Marty  Robbins
Before his own show aired, Marty sang  "El Paso" on Johnny Cash's short lived TV  gig (syndicated)
 

57 FRANK SINATRA SPEAKS  CANDIDLY 1954 <http://xoteria.com/CH57.html> 
Would you believe, a humble  Frank Sinatra? He speaks openly about the bad years,
gratitude to  Bob Hope & his all time  favorite movie role (can you guess which one?).  (CBS)
 

58 PASSWORD 1962 <http://xoteria.com/CH58.html> 
Allen Ludden hosted this  enormously popular game show 1962 to 1971 on all 3 networks &  syndication
Allen vies celebs Carol Burnett and Gary Moore  against contestants to win $250-big prize then  (CBS)
 

59 The  Phenomenon STAR TREK TV ON  DEMAND 1966-present <http://xoteria.com/STARTREK.html> 
Now you don;'t have to sit  up and wait until 3AM when stations run Star  Trek episodes. Get them here right now!.
Watch Full Episodes of  Star Trek, Star Trek:The Next Generation, Deep Space 9, Voyager,   Enterprise (synd Paramount )
Also a clip of Trek's  post cancellation UK  placebo, SPACE:1999 <
http://xoteria.com/SPACE1999.html> Martin Landau,  Batbara Bain (ITV).
 

60 MORE DANCES OF THE  50's: THE  SWINGBACK 1958 <http://xoteria.com/CH60A.html> 
New York teens dance The Swingback  (also called The Sway) to Duane Eddy's "Forty Miles Of Bad  Road"
The hips swayed and the preachers prayed rock & roll  would go away. It didn't. (MGM)
 

61 THE LIVE TV FRIDGE  COMMERCIAL  CATASTROPHE 1954 <http://xoteria.com/CH61.html> 
Poor Westinghouse. If their  built in antenna TV fiasco wasn't enough, more flawed, chagrin  causing infamy:
the automatic refrigerator door that jammed on  this live nationally broadcast commercial. Bet heads rolled!  (CBS)
 

62 THE ARTHUR GODFREY  SHOW 1957 <http://xoteria.com/CH62.html> 
He ridiculed sponsors,  fired staff on the air, fixed talent contests and made Godlike  demands on execs, crew;,
yet still got big ratings, ruled  corporate airwaves and network, sort of like Oprah does now, sans  chicanery (CBS)
 

63 BUILDING THE 1958  DODGE 1957 <http://xoteria.com/CH63.html> 
What a retrospect! A TV  industrial film goes inside the Dodge automotive plant foundry to  finish<.br> In 1979, Chrysler received a government bailout to  make new Dodge cars. Sound familiar? (commercial).
 

64 FIGHT CLASSIC: ROCKY  MARCIANO vs. JERSEY JOE  WALCOTT 1952 <http://xoteria.com/CH64.html> 
Highlights from that  historic championship boxing match in Philadelphia September 12,  1952<.br> Of course  you'll see that boffo KO comeback in the 13th round~this is the true  Rocky, Sly. ( DuMont ).
Check out Dynamite  Joe Rindone's fights, too, on Oldies Television Ch  79!
 

65 AND MORE GREAT ICONS OF  THE 50's VOL  III 1952-59 <http://xoteria.com/CH65.html> 
Richard Nixon's first scandal,  John Wayne's PSA, Marilyn  Monroe's Motor Oil, Jimmy Durante's Schnozz,
George Burns &  Gracie Allen, Jack Benny &  Dennis Day, Laurel & Hardy,   Jack ie & Art's "Hello, Ball!"
 

66 ALFRED HITCHCOCK  PRESENTS 1959 <http://xoteria.com/CH66.html> 
With a "good evening," came  melodramatic thrillers from the Master Of Suspense, Alfred  Hitchccock
The man whose big screen movies kept us on the edge of  our seats brought the same to small screens (CBS).
 

67 SATURDAY NIGHTLIVE~~  BEFORE  SNL 1954-58 <http://xoteria.com/CH67.html> 
All Broadcast Live Sat  Eves: The Bob Hope Show, The Liberace  Show, The Ken Murray Show,
Dean  Martin & Jerry Lewis, The Steve Allen Show, The  Pat Harrington Show, The   Jack ie Gleason Show
Sid Cesar's Your Show Of Shows. Watch many  surprises with regulars & guests.  (ABC-CBS-DuMont-NBC).
 

68 FELIX THE  CAT 1959 <http://xoteria.com/CH68.html> 
In 1928, RCA testing  Vladimir Zworkyn's iconoscope , Felix The Cat was the first image  ever on TV;
Oldies Television's roster would not be complete  without Otto Mesmer's historic cartoon icon.
Here is his 1959  Saturday cartoon show with a new, hip updated opening that we can  just ignore.(NBC).
 

69 THE DONNA REED  SHOW 1958 <http://xoteria.com/CH69.html> 
Donna mugs nervously to the  camera when daughter, Mary (Shelley Fabares) sings at a school  dance.
The song she sings? "Johnny Angel," of course. Dad  (Dr. Stone, Carl Betz) allays Mom's fears.
Full episode soon and  check out the Donna Reed Christmas Show  below on ch 79 (NBC)
 

70 full  episode THE  GOLDBERGS 1952 <http://xoteria.com/CH70.html> 
Gertrude Berg served as  executive producer and co-writer as well as star
of this beloved  sitcom about the matriarch (Molly) of a middle class Jewish  family.
Frank Sutton, who would later be Gomer Pyle's Sarge,  guest stars in this episode. (synd.)
 

71 LUCILLE BALL & CAROL  BURNETT 1965 <http://xoteria.com/CH71.html> 
Two queens of comedy  together with Gale Gordon as straight man on "The Lucy  Show".
Lucy wants to join Carol on a trip to Palm  Springs , they scheme to fool Boss  Mooney. (CBS)
 

72 THE LITTLE  RASCALS 1955 <http://xoteria.com/CH72.html> 
The top Saturday morning TV  attraction in the 50's was the re-worked MGM "Our Gang  Comedies"
This favorite classic episode has Darla wooing Alfalfa  rather than vice versa on Valentine Day.
Of course, the other  guys would throw a hilarious gremlin in Alfalfa's romantic ballad  crooning. (synd.)
 

73 full  episode HIGHWAY  PATROL 1956 <http://xoteria.com/CH73.html> 
Before there was "Book 'em,  Dano" in Hawaii , there was "Ten.Four" in   California . Broderick Crawford  starred,
If you think dope smuggling was a thing of the 70's,  wait 'til you see this narc bust in the 50's. (ZIV/MGM  synd.).
 

74 full  episode LOST IN  SPACE 1966 <http://xoteria.com/CH74.html> 
Danger Will Robinson! The  world's first and last outer space sitcom; today, like "Trek," has  fan conventions.
This episode guest stars Mercedes Mc Cambridge  (The  Exorcist), here as matriarch of alien  hillbillies
who grow a "Little Shop of Horrors" intruded upon by  Dr Smith (Jonathan Harris) and Will (Bill Muny)  (ABC)
 

75 BEULAH 1951 <http://xoteria.com/75.html> 
Long  before The Jeffersons and Sanford &  Son even before Amos &  Andy on TV.
there was the talented  Ethel Waters as supermaid Beaulah & Butterfly Mc Queen as next  door Orio
Sadly, Proctor & Gamble canceled the highly rated,  popular show after only two seasons. Guess  why.(CBS)
 

76 BEWITCHED 1966 <http://xoteria.com/CH76.html> 
Wriggle your nose, it's  Elizabeth Montgomery as that saucy, sassy, beautiful, bedazzling  witch
and Dick York as her befuddled hubbie, Darren (or as Agnes  Moorehead would say, "Durwood" (NBC)
 

77 I DREAM OF  JEANIE 1966 <http://xoteria.com/CH77.html> 
Out of the bottle comes  that lusciously capricious Jeanie, Barbara Eden  (blink-blink).
Larry Hagman is her adopted  master, Bill Daly is the bewildered  buddy (CBS).
 

78 SEA  HUNT 1957 <http://xoteria.com/CH78.html> 
The "Dragnet" of the ocean  floor, Lloyd Bridges fights underwater crime with only a  snorkle.
This syndicated show, along with "Flipper" (coming  soon), got high tide ratings in it's era (ZIV)
 

79 DYNAMITE JOE  RINDONE 1954 <http://xoteria.com/CH79.html> 
Like Rocky Marciano, Joe  Rindone was the son of Italian immigrants who rose to boxing  glory.
Here is Dynamite Joe in action from the era when boxing  was true sportsmanship.
produced by Andrew Bertino.  (Vimeo).
 

80 THE MILTON BERLE  SHOW 1957 <http://xoteria.com/CH80.html> 
Featuring  Arnold Stang & guest Mickey  Rooney; Berle's swan song after 8 Tues. Nite Years.
Bit: Berle  wants Gleason like publicity, so he feigns a broken leg for a press  conference (NBC)
 

81 THE LEGEND OF DOO  WOP <http://xoteria.com/CH81.html> 
That streetcorner harmony  from the 50's that will never die, the music we know call Doo  Wop
Here are video specials which tribute the unforgettable part  of R&R and R&B
Plus    REMEMBERING DOO WOP RADIO
with commentary by Don K. Reed. music by The  Crests, Frankie Lymon & The Knockouts.
 

82 MIKE WALLACE &  EDWARD R.  MURROW 1952-54 <http://xoteria.com/CH82.html> 
If you thought  Mike Wallace was tough on "60  Minutes," wait 'til you see him on the fifties!.
You won't  believe what he said to Steve Allen (neither did Allen, most  likely), but Kirk Douglas got his say)
Legendary Edward R. Murrow  and Senator Joseph McCarthy go at calling the  other "un-American"..(CBS)
 

THE PIONEERS OF KIDVID:  1950's CHILDREN'S TV SHOWS
Howdy  Doody, Junior Frolics, Winky Dink, Willie Wonderful, Rocky &  Bullwinkle
With the earliest TV  production and animation techniques, these popular programs
were  the father of children's television, long before PBS and  Nickelodeon. This was the "kiddievTV" 50's
Full episodes of these  Golden Age first generation shows for tots on separate submenu~click  title link
 for 

March 2010 THE TIME  TUNNEL
 
1965 <http://xoteria.com/CHSPC.html> 
Irwin Allen (Lost In Space, Voyage To  The Bottom Of The Sea produced this  sci-fi fantasy series
This episode: Merlin The Magician pays the  science lab a visit and wreaks havoc with time  travel.
 

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