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  • SOAP {EPISODE 91} (TV): April 20, 1981

    One in this comedy series about the affluent Tates and their working-class relatives, the Campbells. In this episode, Burt, who is known to the public as Sheriff Bat Campbell, plans to run for lieutenant governor, but the governor explains that he must dis...

  • SOAP {EPISODE 22} (TV): February 28, 1978

    One in this comedic serial about two families, the affluent Tates and their working-class relatives, the Campbells. In this episode, Jodie and Carol go out on a date and, after they compare their respective tastes in men, Jodie explains that he only wants ...

  • MOONLIGHTING: SYMPHONY IN KNOCKED FLAT (TV): February 24, 1987

    One in this comedic private detective series about David Addison and Maddie Hayes of the Blue Moon Detective Agency. This episode opens with David showing Maddie his idea of a how-to-be-funky video which includes a performance by the Temptations. Then, in ...

  • THIRTYSOMETHING: COUPLES (TV): October 27, 1987

    One in this series of dramas about the personal and professional dilemmas confronting a close-knit group of friends -- urban baby boomers in their thirties -- living in Philadelphia. In this episode, the Westons and the Steadmans have concerns about their ...

  • "GODSPELL" GOES TO PLIMOTH PLANTATION (TV): November 18, 1973

    This program features the Boston company of the musical "Godspell" recreating the events surrounding the pilgrims' settlement in Plimoth Plantation, Massachusetts. Throughout the presentation, narrator Henry Steele Commager reads from the journal of Willia...

  • MAGNUM, P.I.: LAURA (TV): February 25, 1987

    One in this detective series set in Hawaii, starring Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum, a former naval officer turned private investigator. In this episode, a recently retired New York City police officer, Doheny (Frank Sinatra), arrives in Hawaii claiming to b...

  • MOONLIGHTING: BLONDE ON BLONDE (TV): February 03, 1987

    One in this comedic private detective series about David Addison and Maddie Hayes of the Blue Moon Detective Agency. In this episode, David is shocked and concerned when Maddie tells him that she wants to pick up a stranger and have a one night stand. Fear...

  • FROST REPORT, THE {CLASS} (TV): 196x/xx/xx

    One in this comedy/variety series hosted by David Frost in which sketches and songs about a central theme are presented within a news-style format. This program focuses on the issue of the class system in Britain. Frost first discusses the different prod...

  • MOONLIGHTING: BIG MAN ON MULBERRY STREET (TV): November 18, 1986

    One in this comedic private detective series about Maddie Hayes and David Addison of the Blue Moon Detective Agency. In this episode, when his brother-in-law passes away, David is forced to reveal that he was once married. Maddie is stunned by the discover...

  • MOONLIGHTING: ATOMIC SHAKESPEARE (TV): November 25, 1986

    One in this comedic private detective series about David Addison and Maddie Hayes of the Blue Moon Detective Agency. This episode is framed by a segment in which a boy's mother forbids him to watch "Moonlighting" because he must study for his Shakespeare e...

  • DUDLEY DO-RIGHT AND FRIENDS (TV)

    One in this animated series about an artless, chivalrous Royal Canadian Mountie, whose preposterous yet well-meaning deeds cause him to be an ineffectual failure. In this episode, Dudley Do-Right finds himself repeatedly tied to the railroad tracks, along...

  • DUDLEY DO RIGHT AND FRIENDS (TV)

    One in this animated series about an artless, chivalrous Royal Canadian Mountie, whose preposterous yet well-meaning deeds cause him to be an ineffectual failure. In this episode, Dudley Do-Right arrests Snidely Whiplash but accidentally locks himself in ...

  • DUDLEY DO RIGHT AND FRIENDS (TV)

    One in this animated series about an artless, chivalrous Royal Canadian Mountie, whose preposterous yet well-meaning deeds cause him to be an ineffectual failure. In this episode, Nell Fenwick, Inspector Fenwick's daughter, wants to get into show business...

  • HOLLYWOOD PALACE, THE {HOST: MILTON BERLE; BUDDY RICH, WILLIE MAYS, ROY ROGERS, DALE EVANS} (TV) : April 15, 1967

    One in this series of lavish, vaudeville-inspired weekly variety programs. Guest host Milton Berle welcomes the Dunhills, Marilyn King, Willie Mays, Jimmy Piersall, Maury Wills, the Buddy Rich Orchestra, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, Prassano Rao, and the Roy...

  • HOLLYWOOD PALACE, THE {HOST: MILTON BERLE; LOUIS ARMSTRONG, PHYLLIS DILLER, THE LETTERMEN, ENZO STUARTI} (TV): February 24, 1968

    One in this series of lavish, vaudeville-inspired weekly variety programs. Guest host, Milton Berle, who presides over this show, opens by singing a variation of "If My Friends Could See Me Now" while the Bottoms Up Review performs silent tableaux and comi...

  • ABC AFTERSCHOOL SPECIALS: BUT IT'S NOT MY FAULT (TV): 1983

    One in this series of dramas intended for young audiences. In this film, sixteen-year-old Craig is having trouble gaining acceptance with the popular crowd. His short stature makes him unwelcome in the neighborhood pick-up basketball games, and his overpro...

  • DOOGIE HOWSER, M.D.: DOOGENSTEIN {SECOND SEASON PREMIERE} (TV): September 12, 1990

    One in this comedy series about teenage genius Doogie Howser, M.D., the youngest doctor in the country, who attempts to live his life as a normal adolescent. In this episode, Doogie is having recurring nightmares about creating a monster that is identical ...

  • MADE IN NEW YORK {ALAN KING, MONTY HALL, MEG WHITCOMB, WILLIAM ROBERTS, ANDY HEADEN, LIONEL MANUEL, MARK SHAYMAN, ANNIE GOLDEN, LAURA KENYON} (TV): January 14, 1987

    One of this short-lived, daily New York City-based talk/variety series. In this program, hosts Matt Lauer and Jill Rappaport interview several guests. Guests include comedian Alan King, who refers to Matt Lauer as a "pisher," before recalling his early car...

  • MADE IN NEW YORK {GLORIA STEINEM; REGINA; SUZY CHAFFEE; BARRY SOBEL; KATHY SMITH} (TV) : January 09, 1987

    One in this daily talk/variety series based in New York and hosted by Matt Lauer and Jill Rappaport. This episode’s guests are co-founder and editor of Ms. magazine Gloria Steinem, pop singer Regina, world champion Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee, comedian Ba...

  • MADE IN NEW YORK {MARILYN MICHAELS; ROBIN LEACH; DR. OLIVER SACKS; S. EPATHA MERKERSON} (TV) : February 06, 1987

    One in this daily talk/variety series based in New York and hosted by Matt Lauer and Jill Rappaport. This episode’s guests are entertainer Marilyn Michaels, television host Robin Leach, singer and actress S. Epatha Merkerson, and professor of clinical ne...