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Will Geer was the king of improvising on The Waltons
One in every four lines Grandpa spoke were totally improvised.
This Full House guest star became the voice of Casper the Friendly Ghost
Steven Spielberg chose Malachi Pearson out of hundreds of kids to capture "the innocence of Casper."
Full House's theme song composer wanted to be the next Bob Dylan
Jesse Frederick wrote basically all of the Nineties' best theme songs.
Meet the two actors who played Danny Tanner's mom on Full House
Alice Hirson was Granny Tanny from the start, then Doris Roberts took over.
A protest by The Waltons stars led film extra Jerado Decordovier unexpectedly into the spotlight
Will Geer and Ralph Waite refused to appear in "The Warrior" without him.
Lynn Hamilton delivered some of The Waltons' most emotional moments
Earl Hamner, Jr. tried to develop a whole series around the Verdie Grant actor.
Did you know they tricked Carol Burnett into doing those Q&A sessions before every show?
Talking to the audience actually made the showstopper ''very nervous.''
Carol Burnett explains why she doesn't give advice
"As long as I'm still standing, I'm going to keep on laughing, and I hope you will too."
Carol Burnett performed all the songs on her show without ever learning to read music
She drew “little squigglies” on the lyrics to remember the tune.
The writers for The Carol Burnett Show hated ''The Family'' sketch at first
They didn't think Vicki Lawrence should play Carol Burnett's mother.
R.I.P. Gilbert Gottfried, comedian and actor known for his iconic voice
His wit was as sharp as the squawk he gave the parrot Iago in Aladdin and the Aflac duck.
Not everybody watching In the Heat of the Night was convinced by Carroll O'Connor's Southern accent
Famous for his New York accent, Carroll O'Connor had to work hard to sound like a police chief
Carroll O'Connor's favorite episode of In the Heat of the Night is also the first one he ever wrote
O'Connor: "I got a lot of satisfaction out of that show.”
Alan Autry's daughter briefly appeared once on In the Heat of the Night
Blink and you’ll miss the father-daughter moment in an episode fittingly called "Every Man’s
13 vintage kitchen appliances we'd love to have again
We could really use a Beanery and hanging refrigerator.
Crafting trends of the 1970s you might want to revisit
From macramé to Shrinky Dinks, the 1970s were a golden age for crafts.
'Petticoat Junction' star Lori Saunders was rescued in real life in a very 'Petticoat Junction' way
The actress was saved by a construction crew worker literally named Angel.
20 totally tubular pages from the 1983 Sears catalog
Aerobics, velour and Garfield were all the rage in '83. So much aerobics.
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