Five Fave: TV Theme Songs From The 1970’s

Television in the 1970’s reflected the turbulent times at the turn of the decade. In the midst of an endless controversial war, social justice struggles, political scandal, and the earth-shattering achievements of the moon landing and space exploration, TV became grittier and more inclusive. Presenting our Five Fave TV Theme Songs From The 1970’s.

 

#5 – Good Times – Jim Gilstrap & Blinky Williams

There was hardly a successful TV show in the …

What Happened To TV Theme Songs?

Throughout television history, some of the greatest shows had memorable, sing-along theme songs. Some made you feel good, some taught us lessons, and some were just fun to sing. Lately it seems that instrumentals have taken over the game. Some shows simply use existing songs, but that should not count. What we need are the toe-tapping, character-building originals that get stuck in your head for life. What happened to TV Theme Songs?

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Ill-Fated Cartoon Characters And Why They Were So Hated!

(PCM) Cartoons are a huge part of popular culture and just about everyone’s childhood while growing up. We all can list our favorites, depending upon one’s particular generation. Some cartoons have withstood the test of time and continue to air, with new episodes and reruns both, to this very day.

Many of us shared love for certain cartoon characters in specific such as Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, He-Man, the Thundercats, The Flintstones, Scooby-Doo, Mickey Mouse, …

Gilligan’s Island – Why Did They Stay So Long?

Gilligan’s Island premiered on September 26, 1964, lasting three seasons through September 4, 1967. Basically, it started with our seven castaways on a three hour boat tour around Hawaii. A freak storm shipwrecked them on a deserted island. In 98 episodes, they all got along pretty well, a shining example of how we could all live harmoniously together, if we really gave the effort.

Some say that these seven people represented the seven deadly sins. …

The Story Behind The Iconic Cartoon Character Bugs Bunny!

(PCM) The Merrie Melodies/Looney Tunes cartoon character is one of the most widely recognizable throughout popular culture and around the globe. Bugs Bunny has been in more films than any other cartoon character and has also earned the rank of being the ninth most portrayed film character in history.

Bugs Bunny has appeared in numerous television shows, as well, and even managed to nab his very own star on Hollywood’s Walk Of Fame. Not too …

Business Terms Used on Shark Tank

The hit show Shark Tank has made small business owners into millionaires through the opportunity to pitch their idea to the sharks in the tank — five titans of industry who made their own dreams a reality and turned their ideas into lucrative empires. For over ten seasons there have also been not-so-successful pitches by entrepreneurs who did not know their numbers or were tripped up by business lingo. Learn Shark Tank speak with these …

Ed “Big Daddy” Roth: Kustom Kar Hot Rod Artist

Ed “Big Daddy” Roth (March 4, 1932 – April 4, 2001)
By 1958, as described on his official website, “Ed became Ed “Big Daddy” Roth, a hot-roddin’, gear head, mad scientist, and struggling artist who financed his inventions by selling drawings and t-shirts at drag events, fairs, and car shows. Big Daddy Roth would draw cartoons of monsters that he created and pictures of cars, but when he personally airbrushed t-shirts with the monsters driving …

Famous Catchphrases And Where The Originated!

(PCM) Catchphrases have been a part of the advertising world since it first began. It is believed that the first advertisement ran in a French newspaper called La Presse in June of 1826 and after it proved to be successful, newspapers all over the world began to include various advertisements throughout their pages.

The very first television advertisement that aired in the United States was on July 1, 1941 …

Ever Wonder Why Everyone Woman On TV Has The Same Hair? We’ve Got The Answer!

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(PCM) If you are a avid television fan like us than you have probably taken notice that nearly everyone woman that graces the screen appears to share the same hair cut. Seriously, take a look. It’s mind-blowing.

We figured that there had to be some sort of logical reasoning behind this hair phenomenon and lo and behold Racked.com has actually discovered the answer to this puzzling mystery.  It actually has more to do with …

‘I Love Lucy’ One Of Pop Culture’s Most Iconic Shows

(PCM) Despite the fact that ‘I Love Lucy’ made it’s premiere on the CBS Network back in 1951, it is a series that has withstood the test of time and is still relevant to this day. The black and white comedic television sitcom starred Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley and ran from October 15, 1951 to May 6, 1957. You can still catch re-runs of “I Love Lucy” at almost anytime …

Celebrity Crime! Who Got Off Too Easy?

(PCM) Our legal system in the United States says that everyone is equal in the eyes of the law and if you do the crime, then you should pay the time. That is supposed to be the way it works, however, we have seen several cases, especially those involving celebrities, where the consequences they faced for committing, sometimes major crimes, the punishment has been far less severe that it would have been for any normal …

The Big List of TV & Movie Spoilers

(aMyth) What happened?
We’ll explain it right here. Almost every story, mystery or question in literature is answered in our Spoiler List below. And if they’re not on the list, you can add via comments.
You may never have to watch another movie or television show again.

Cinderella1. The butler did it.

2. Chief Brody kills the shark.

3. The shoe fits.

4. Everybody dies.

5. Maggie is the one who shot Mr. Burns.

6. …