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Early Animation: The Farmer in the City

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 09.24.2014 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

In truth, there are scores of mice in Farmer Al's cartoons (as in other Terrytoons), but they are not mighty. The mightiness is reserved for the more or less human character at their center, not mighty as a character -- he is an oft-besieged man -- but mighty as a star.

Happy Anniversary, 'I Love Lucy'!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.15.2013 | TV

On this day 62 years ago -- Monday, Oct. 15, 1951 -- "I Love Lucy" premiered at 9 p.m. on CBS. The series, which starred Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz...

CBS vs. Time Warner: Dueling Divas

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 10.15.2013 | TV
Randee Mia Berman

CBS inspired my dream of a comedy career. I watched my first comic icons at the age of 10 -- from Mary Tyler Moore to Valerie Harper. Dick Van Dyke tripped across his living room; Carol Burnett yodeled into mine.

Looking for David Addison

Claudia Zelevansky | Posted 06.30.2013 | TV
Claudia Zelevansky

David Addison was my most serious boyfriend of the fantasy variety. I had a warm-up flirtation with a few others -- namely Remington Steel, whom my mother loved and who was exceptionally handsome. I liked Alex P. Keaton, in all his sweet contrarian nature.

Bigger Bang Theory: Replace Newly Syndicated Shows With Classics

Kris LoPresto | Posted 12.18.2011 | Entertainment
Kris LoPresto

We used to be able to take solace in the fact that our favorite old shows were on Nick at Nite, but a quick Google search tells me that Nick at Nite airs That '70s Show, George Lopez and Friends nowadays. Oh, Bewitched, wherefore art thou?

WATCH: Classic Family Feud Blooper

Posted 10.08.2011 | Comedy

Someone just reposted this clip on YouTube and, boy, does it take us back. Remember when times were simpler; when you didn't know anything about debt ...

'At The Movies' Canceled, Roger Ebert Moving On

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"At The Movies," the show made famous by Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, has been canceled. But with the end of the iconic film program could be a new be...