Russell Johnson's death last week reminds us there was once a time when America had respect, even veneration, for science. True, science as expressed by Gilligan's Island's "Professor" was nonsense science, but The Professor stood for facts, for knowledge.
The U.S.-produced sitcom Gilligan's Island was one of the most popular programs in global television history -- but it has long been forgotten that the original theme song for the show was a calypso-styled composition sung by none other than "Sir Lancelot."
Mishaps come wrapped in raging expectations, in-laws, out-laws, pent up germs, all-too busy schedules, limited financial resources and exorbitant sugar levels. Did someone call this the happiest time of the year?
As the world goes to digital and infinite, it is the content that will survive long after we are gone. Or certainly past the time that we can remember that we actually already saw that movie. Or did we?
I look forward to the day when I am not so annoying to Hannah anymore -- either because I earn my cool card back or because she herself ends up in the Annoying Moms Club thanks to the actions of her own children. But until then, I'll enjoy the company of all the other moms who are members.
Much is made of the unrealistic body image expectations created by the media. However, much less attention has been given to unrealistic real estate expectations. To cast a spotlight on this issue, here are the Top 11 Most Outrageous Real Estate Deals in TV History.
A Broadway actor, Pernell had a commanding presence. He was charismatic, intelligent, and well read. Hence, he could speak with great authority on many subjects. He was energetic, curious, and had a booming laugh.