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Motherhood and the Art of Crying on Cue

Kellie Martin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Kellie Martin

When I was a teenager I worked on a show that was about a family. As with real families, my fictional family on "Life Goes On" had its ups and downs, and as part of the fictional downers, the actors were often called to cry on cue. This absolutely terrified me.

WATCH If 'The Walking Dead' Were An '80s Sitcom

Posted 02.04.2013 | Comedy

The '80s were a golden age of landmark, influential television: "Cheers," "Hill Street Blues," "The Walking Dead." What? You don't remember "The Wa...

WATCH: 'The Exorcist' As An '80s Sitcom

Posted 10.26.2012 | Comedy

Just in time for Halloween, Film School Rejects have a created a masterful re-envisioning of William Friedkin's classic, "The Exorcist". Hollywood is ...

'80s Sitcom Star Kristy McNichol Comes Out

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Yesterday, Kristy McNichol, best known for her roles on the TV shows "Family" and "Empty Nest," joined the ranks of celebrities who have come out of t...

WATCH: The Ultimate '80s Sitcom Intro

Posted 01.05.2012 | Comedy

When you think of an introduction sequence from the '80s, a few things probably come to mind: a cheesy, saxophone-infused theme-song, italicized fonts...

WATCH: Best TV Dads Through The Decades

Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy

With Father's Day upon us, it's natural to take some time to appreciate all of the wonderful things our dads have done for us over the years; homework...

WATCH: 'The Office' As An 80s Sitcom

Posted 08.14.2011 | Comedy

If there's one thing people love more than NBC's comedy lineup, it's 80's nostalgia. YouTuber benny2700 has found the perfect way to combine them both...

Bob Newhart: The Quiet Comedy Master

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Twenty-five years ago--a passage of time that is painful to acknowledge--I wrote an article about Bob Newhart for my college newspaper. Newhart had be...