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http://xoteria.com/CH1.html1 JACKIE GLEASON ON THE ROCKY MARCIANO
SHOW
THE MAIN
EVENT

(1960)

Jackie
recalls his early days as a night club comic in Newark, NJ (and the
brawl);
also, Jackie receives a humanitarian award from Rocky and salutes
sidekick Art Carney (Du Mont)
Bloopers from The Honeymooners on OTV ch 11 also ch. 30;
Marciano v. Wolcott fight on ch. 64
http://xoteria.com/CH2.html2 JAMES DEAN: HIS FINAL TV
APPEARANCE

(1954)

Rebellious
trait obvious, James Dean talks about car racing and safety on Gig Young's
show;
Walks off set a mention of speeding; eerily, Dean was killed days later
in a tragic car collisiom. (Du Mont)
http://xoteria.com/CH3.html3 ELVIS SINGS
BLUE SUEDE
SHOES

(1956)

The King
lives here! Elvis Presley debuts on "The Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey Show."
(CBS)
In the house: Elvis sings many more of his hits on our Classic Oldies
Video Juke Box below!
http://xoteria.com/CH4.html4 A TRIBUTE TO ELVIS PRESLEY, THE KING
OF ROCK & ROLL

(1959-62)

Clips of
The King from his early days to induction into the Army, see The King's mom, dad
& Col. Tom
Hear Elvis' first #1 1957 hit for RCA, Heartbreak Hotel. (clips from Movietone
& AP News)
http://xoteria.com/CH5.html5 THE EDSEL INTRODUCED ON
NBC
(1957)

Ford paid
the network big dollars (in those days) to run this filmed The Edsel Show promotion.
Ford canned
the car shortly after; it is today a revered
automotive classic. (NBC) More 50s cars ch.63v
http://xoteria.com/CH6.html6 BOBBY DARIN'S "MACK THE
KNIFE"

(1959)

Bobby
opened his first of hour variety shows performing his biggest number one
hit.
(and his label, Atco, didn't want him to record it!) (CBS)
*There's
more Bobby below: hosting a beauty contest & on the OldiesTeleVision Video
Juke Box.
http://xoteria.com/CH7.html7 WESTINGHOUSE DEBUTS HI-TECH "ADVANCED
TV"

(1951)

Show the
kids hi-tech video blossoming before anyone heard of cable, satellite or HDTV.
They may chuckle,
The "one knob-no antenna-black
matrix pix tube" had viewers in awe..but it was a technical disaster.
(TVC)
http://xoteria.com/CH8.html8 WILLIAM BENDIX AS LOVABLE CHESTER A.
RILEY

(1956)

The Life Of
Riley
with Marjorie Reynolds, Tom D'andrea,
Lugene Sanders, Wesley Morgan
Once played by Groucho Marx & Jackie
Gleason, Bendix's Riley was the definitive blue collar family guy.
Watch
Riley, delirious over having his tonsils removed, drive family, Gillis, &
hospital nurse (Honeybee) crazy!(CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH9.html9 ICONS I: WHAT MADE 50'S TV
GOLDEN

(COMPILATION, (1952-60)

Art
Carney, Rod Serling, Manicurist Madge, Ted Mack, Annette & Frankie, The
Champs, Don Adams.
It was Ted Mack's Amateur Hour that introduced Frank
Sinatra, Connie Francis, Pat Boone. (UPI)
http://xoteria.com/CH10.html10 THE PATTI PAGE
SHOW

(1958)

The
Singin' Rage sings the immortal Tennessee
Waltz
, it doesn't get anny better than this.
Also from her show,
Patti croons over that cute little Doggie In
The Window.
(syndicated)
http://xoteria.com/CH11.html11 BLOOPERS FROM
THE
HONEYMOONERS

(1957-58)

On live
TV: Audrey misses her entrance cue, Jackie's fly is open (watch how brilliantly
he improvs).
Jackie slips on the set (happened again at CBS, where he broke
his leg) (Du Mont) see also ch.30 & 82,
http://xoteria.com/CH12.html12 THE CENSORED JERRY LEE LEWIS HERE
UNCENSORED!

(1957-59)

Goodness,
Gracious, Great Balls Of Fire! The' "Killer" smooches his child bride cousin on
a filmed news interview
on stage, he goes wild performing (looks like today's metal rockers). The networks nixed both.
(UPI)
http://xoteria.com/CH13.html13 A TRUE 50's DOO WOP TV
CLASSIC
(1958)

Rare Clip:
The Del Vikings Perform Jitterbug
Mary
(taped at WOOK-TV Baltimore)
*There's many more classic Doo
Wop Originals On The Classic Oldies Video
Jukebox
below.
http://xoteria.com/CH14.html14 the original
FAMILY
AFFAIR

(1966)

Brian
Keith & Sebastian Cabot sin the last of the sentimental family sitcoms
(despite failed 2004 remake_.
An affluent bachelor and his butler uddenly
gain custody of adorable orphaned nieces and nephew (CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH15.html15 ALAN FREED'S BIG BEAT DANCE PARTY
DANCERS

(1959)

Local NYC
Ch. 5 Freed show regulars dance and post-payola Alan Freed's parting statement
(Metromedia);
plus Dick Clark's rigid payola statement to an angry
Senate investigator (UPI)
http://xoteria.com/CH16.html16 THE STEVE ALLEN
SHOW

(1957)

Steverino's classic rock and roll
poetic hate reading of Be Bop A
Lula
, no apology to Gene Vincent.
Steve snubbed rock, had no rock
acts on his show, but then booked them on his shows to get ratings
(NBC).
http://xoteria.com/CH17.html17 The Inventor Of
TV Sketch Comedy
ERNIE KOVACS
(1954)

Long
before SNL, imitated by his contemporaries (Berle, Gleason, Skelton), he was the
true inventor of TV sketch satire.
Ernie's Kovacs; vignettes could have been
taped yesterday~still look contemporary, he was a TV
comedy visionary
There are more Ernie Kovacs comedy innovation in our Oldies
Television Trivia Quiz, link below.
http://xoteria.com/CH18.html18 THE RED SKELTON
SHOW

(1959)

Red as
Clem Kaddiddlehoffer going to college, with guests: Reed Haley ("Racket Squad")
& Marvin Kaplan ("Meet Millie")
We included Red's traditional, eye candy
June Taylor Dancers' sketch opening and Red laughing
at his own jokes (CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH19.html19 ICONS: THE DELINQUENCY
RAMPAGE!

(COMPILATION, 1957-60)

Hoods,
Dolls, Street Fights, Make Out Points & ...Barry Goldwater. "Cool man. Ya
dig it? Like, Wow! Ya square'r sometin?"
This, kids, was how your parent's
parents perceived the next out of control, immoral generation
(AIP)
http://xoteria.com/CH20.html20 FATHER KNOWS
BEST

(1953)

Full
Episode of The definitive aspartame family sitcom: Betty & Kathy fued begin
over a bathing suit
Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray,
Lauren Chapin. (CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH21.html21 PETTICOAT
JUNCTION

(1962)

Bea
Bernadette and Edgar Buchanan bring up three perky teenage countrypolitan girls
in Hooterville,
at the Shady Rest Hotel; this show was the precursor to
Green Acres Toot toot! (CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH22.html22OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST BOB
MATTHIAS

(1956)

1952
Olympic Triathalon Champ Discusses
The games & movie debut with mild mannered Herb Sheldon.
Sheldon hosted
several shows ranging from talk, to teen dance, to Ricky Tick Piano. (Du Mont)

http://xoteria.com/CH23.html23 : DANCES OF THE 1950's:
THE HAND
JIVE

(1957)

Teens
perform the Hand Jive dance to Johnnie Otis' Willie & The Hand Jive adlib with
Rockette precision (DuMont)
What do Johnny Otis, Grateful
Dead, Eric Clapton & Grease
have in common? Read how the Jive goes on today.
http://xoteria.com/CH24.html24 GROUCHO MARX
YOU BET YOUR
LIFE

(1959)

Contestants: Then 11 year old Candice
Bergen appearing with dad, Edgar; also Groucho's daughter, Melinda.
Are the
dads smarter than the 6th graders? In part 2, Dads join daughters in the quiz.
Say the secret word! (NBC)
http://xoteria.com/CH25.html25 the original
DRAGNET
(1959)

The grandaddy of all TV cop shows and the
definitive police melodrama with Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday,
Ben Alexander as Officer Frank Smith. Olan Soule
as the lab tech. Just the facts, ma'am. (NBC)
http://xoteria.com/CH26.html26 THE IMMORTAL MUSICAL COMEDY OF VICTOR
BORGE

1951

Victor and
the symphony orchestra give a new twist to Listz and it is a classic Borge, both a musical & comedy
genius.
Victor Borge's precision
piano and satiric talent are as natural as his warmth.
(CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH27.html27 EDDIE FISHER SINGS A MEDLEY OF HIS
BIGGEST HITS

1953

Eddie
croons I'm Walking Behind You, Anytime, With
These Hands, Oh My Papa
on his TV show.
Like the era crooners,
Fisher got 15 minutes a week to enthrall fans..and also Liz Taylor & Debbie
Reynolds.. (NBC)
http://xoteria.com/CH28.html28 ABBOTT & COSTELLO:L WHO'S ON
FIRST?

1951

This is
the signature Bud Abbot and Lou Costello comedy routine that is often imitated,
never duplicated.
The duo did hosting stints on The Colegate Comedy Hour and
Hollywood Palace. (NBC)
http://xoteria.com/CH29.html29 MORE DANCES OF THE 1950's
THE
JITTERBUG
1958

It started
with Cab Calloway and ended up the most popular moves on American Bandstand, et al.
Here, it
becomes the domain of Bill Haley & The Comets' ripping off Little Richards'
"Gonna Rip It Up."
(AIP).
http://xoteria.com/CH30.html30. THE HONEYMOONERS .....IN COLOR!
1969

Ralph
& Ed are jailed in Paris, accused of counterfeiting. Ed's escape plan
backfires with hilarious results.
Gleason wanted the show taped by Wometco TV in Miami, Audrey Meadows &
Joyce Randolph had NYC commitments
Shiela Macrae & Jane Kean played wives Alice
& Trixie; TV audiences didn't
accept the change. (CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH31.html31 THE ORIGINAL FLASH GORDON
SERIAL

theatres-1939; TV-1960's

Before
TJ's doo wop concerts, PBS used Buster Crabbe's Flash Gordon cinema serials
rattle the PBS tin cup.
From Captain Video to Captains Kirk, Picard &
Janeway, scifi and space travel was always a TV
niche. (PBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH32.html32 Full Episode THE LONE
RANGER

1955

Hi Ho,
Silver! It's the grandaddy of weekly
TV western series starring oft masked Clayton Moore.
The Lone Ranger was the
top rated #1 of the many Saturday afternoon "thataway" exciting oaters
Here is the
full version of the debut episode, Enter The
Lone Ranger
Hi, Ho Silver! (syndicated).
http://xoteria.com/CH33.html33 THE ENDEARING GRIMACES OF EDDIE
CANTOR

1952

Hosting
The Colegate Comedy Hour, Eddie
pantomines a sketch as the hapless
victim of a vixen.
A forgotten legend, Cantor's expressive face and singing
style warmed the cockles of viewer's hearts. (NBC)
http://xoteria.com/CH34.html34 BOBBY DARIN NERVOUSLY HOSTS A BEAUTY
CONTEST

1957

Long
before having his own weekly show, Bobby's first TV emcee gig, hosting a product
hyped beauty pageant
Uh oh, , what a disaster! The contestant names are mixed
up and so are the sponsor's promo lines (Du Mont)
http://xoteria.com/CH35.html35 MORE DANCES OF THE 1950's: THE LINDY
HOP

1959

From
American Bandstand in Phillie, to a
Dick Clark special in St. Louis to The Jersey Shore,
everybody was Lindy
Hopping to Danny & The Juniors "At The Hop" You can swing it, you can do it
(ABC)
...and there's more Danny & The Juniors, here to stay, on our
Classic Oldies Video Jukebox (below)
http://xoteria.com/CH36.html36 SHAKE, BABY,
SHAKE!
IT'S THE KILLER
AGAIN!

1958

Jerry Lee
Lewis brings down the house again for his rehearsed fan club prez on Dick Clark's show.
The fireball
shooter misses the song cues and a camera catches a guy trying to jump on stage.
(ABC)
http://xoteria.com/CH37.html37. THE DANNY THOMAS
SHOW

1958

"Make Room
For Daddy" with rare Danny Thomas, Marjoriie Lord, Rusty Hammer, Angela Cartright.
The kids wreak havoc on
daddy and mommy with a divide and concur tactic. (CBS)
Please support
St. Jude's Children's
Hospital
founded by Danny.
Help save lives of children with cancer.
http://xoteria.com/CH38.html38 SID CAESAR: YOUR SHOW OF
SHOWS

1957

Legendary
sketch comedy with co-stars Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner & Howie Morris as "Uncle Goofy"
doing
their classic takeoff on This Is Your
Life
, also a glimpse of The
Timepiece
(CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH39.html39 HERE COMES
TOBOR!

1954

Before
Captain Video got a hold of Tobor,
little Robbie ran the prequel to "Tobor The Great."
Madison Ave jumped on
ship with a cardboard Tobor mask.
Don't laugh, they sold. (Du Mont)
http://xoteria.com/CH40.html40 THE ADVENTURES OF
SUPERMAN

1954

After the
animation came TV's live Superman series starring George Reeves and Noel Neill
as Lois Lane
Lois gets is abducted by a gangster, Superman sans Clark Kent
saves the damsel in distress. (CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH41.html41 THE ADVENTURES OF
FLIPPER

1964

Let's get
our minds off killer whales and go back to this beloved, adorable
dolphin.
Each week this amazing mammal fascinated kids and adults by solving
mysteries! (synd.)
http://xoteria.com/CH42.html42 SPIKE JONES 1951
Spike
& the gang of hilarious musical whackies perform their signature
"Cocktails For Two."
As you see this wild musical circus, know Spike Jones
choreographed the zany antics. (Du Mont)
http://xoteria.com/CH43.html43 CAPTAIN VIDEO & HIS VIDEO RANGERS
1950

Before
Captain Kirk, there was Captain Video chasing those bad guys around the
galaxy.
The "Star Trek" of it's
time, network program directors made the very same mistake. (Du
Mont)
http://xoteria.com/CH44.html44. THE LIBERACE SHOW
1952

Walter
Liberace brought style to candlelight piano music, with, of course, brother
George on violin.
This rare clip captures the musical heart and soul of the
flamboyant pianist. (Du Mont)
http://xoteria.com/CH45.html45 MEDIC
1954

First and
still best medical drama series. Richard Boone as Konrad Steiner MD.
Still as relevant:
prizeighter befelled by Diabetes. This is pioneer
medical TV drama. (NBC)
http://xoteria.com/CH46.html46 THE BIG VALLEY
1965

Outstanding Western series with Barbara
Stanwyck, Lee Majors and Linda
Evans
Full episode: "Heritage" Fanatics threaten to blow up the Bartley mine
(NBC)
http://xoteria.com/CH47.html47 THE ROOTS OF TV
BASEBALL

1950-57

Visual
newsreel memories of baseball's great early years, featuring a tribute to Jackie
Robinson
So relevant now: Robinson broke the color line in baseball, Obama in
the US presidency. (Movietone)
http://xoteria.com/CH48.html48 Mc HALE'S NAVY
1962

Before
cracking up Harvey Korman, Tim
Conway was sidekick to Ernest Borgnine on this military sitcom
View a
full half hour episode and watch Tim fall (literally) for a Lt. Commander Nurse.
(NBC)
http://xoteria.com/CH49.html49 HOPALONG
CASSIDY

1952

The Saturday afternoon TV Western staple starring William Boyd
as frontier vigilante Hoppy.
Of the many Saturday
TV matinee oaters, this ranked #2 in ratings. Giddyap!
(syndicated)
http://xoteria.com/CH50.html50 DARK SHADOWS
1966

The first
Weekday afternoon TV gothic soap opera, Jonathan Frid as the Vampire Barnaby
Collins.
For a brief time, this breakthrough gothic drama out-ranked
established serial dramas in ratings. (ABC)
http://xoteria.com/CH51.html51 FADS & FANCIES OF THE 50s &
60s

The Hula Hoop, Twist, Palisades
Park Beauty Contests, Rock-Ola Juke Box, Ford Thunderbird, more
set to the
music of The Olympics' "Dance By The Light Of The Moon" (edited by
CI)
http://xoteria.com/CH52.html52 I LOVE LUCY
1952

Highlights
from TV episodes involving the coming of "Little Ricky" that captured viewer's
hearts.
Ricky gets the news during his club performances, he and the Mertzes go frenetic when "it's
time".
Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley. (CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH53.html53 full episode THE DICK VAN DYKE
SHOW

1962

You asked
for it, here it is, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore with guest Bob Crane
(Hogan's Heros ...
Dick is directing
a community theatre show, Mary sings & dances a vampy Calypso song Ohhh, Rob! (CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH54.html54 THE BEATLES FIRST TELEVISION
APPEARANCE

1963

Not yet on
Sullivan or in the U.S., the Fab
Four debuted "She Loves You" On The Mersey
Sound
(BBC)
*There's more Beatles & other British Invasion
classics on the Classic Oldies Video Juke Box below.
http://xoteria.com/CH55.html55 BAT MASTERSON
1958

Gene Barry
stars as the debonair Bat Masterson, this episode "The Stampete In Tent City
Guest stars
Robert Conrad as the vigilante out to avenge his brother's killer
(NBC)
http://xoteria.com/CH56.html56 MARTY ROBBINS ON THE JOHNNY CASH
SHOW

1964

Back in
the 60's, Holiday Inn funded half hour shows for Dolly Parton, Bobby Vinton
& Marty Robbins
Before his own show aired, Marty sang "El Paso" on Johnny
Cash's short lived TV gig (syndicated)
http://xoteria.com/CH57.html57 FRANK SINATRA SPEAKS
CANDIDLY

1954

Would you
believe, a humble Frank Sinatra? He speaks openly about the bad
years,
gratitude to Bob Hope & his all time favorite movie role (can you
guess which one?). (CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH58.html58 PASSWORD
1962

Allen
Ludden hosted this enormously
popular game show 1962 to 1971 on all 3 networks & syndication
Allen vies
celebs Carol Burnett and Gary Moore against contestants to win $250-big prize
then (CBS)
http://xoteria.com/STARTREK.html59 The
Phenomenon
STAR TREK TV ON
DEMAND

1966-present

Now you
don;'t have to sit up and wait until
3AM when stations run Star Trek episodes. Get them here right now!.
Watch
Full Episodes of Star Trek, Star Trek:The Next Generation, Deep Space 9,
Voyager, Enterprise (synd
Paramount)
Also a clip of Trek's post cancellation UK placebo,
SPACE:1999 wMartin Landau, Batbara Bain (ITV).
http://xoteria.com/CH60A.html60 MORE DANCES OF THE 50's:
THE SWINGBACK
1958

New
York
teens dance The Swingback (also called The Sway) to Duane
Eddy's "Forty Miles Of Bad Road"
The hips swayed and the preachers prayed
rock & roll would go away. It didn't. (MGM)
http://xoteria.com/CH61.html61 THE LIVE TV FRIDGE COMMERCIAL
CATASTROPHE

1954

Poor
Westinghouse. If their built in antenna TV fiasco wasn't enough, more flawed,
chagrin causing infamy:
the automatic referigerator door that jammed on this
live nationally broadcast commercial. Bet heads rolled!
(CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH62.html62 THE ARTHUR GODFREY
SHOW

1957

He
ridiculed sponsors, fired staff on the air, fixed talent contests and made
Godlike demands on execs, crew;,
yet still got big ratings, ruled corporate
airwaves and network, sort of like Oprah does now, sans chicanery
(CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH63.html63 BUILDING THE 1958
DODGE

1957

What a
retrospect! A TV industrial film goes inside the Dodge automotive plant foundry
to finish<.br> In 1979,
Chrysler received a government bailout to make new Dodge cars. Sound familiar?
(commercial).
http://xoteria.com/CH64.html64 FIGHT CLASSIC: ROCKY MARCIANO vs.
JERSEY JOE WALCOTT

1952

Highlights
from that historic championship boxing match in Philadelphia September 12, 1952<.br> Of course you'll see that boffo KO comeback in the 13th round~this is the true Rocky, Sly. (DuMont).
Check out Dynamite Joe Rindone's fights, too, on Oldies
Television Ch 79!
http://xoteria.com/CH65.html65 AND MORE GREAT ICONS OF THE 50's VOL
III

1952-59

Richard
Nixon's first scandal, John Wayne's PSA, Marilyn Monroe's Motor Oil, Jimmy
Durante's Schnozz,
George Burns
& Gracie Allen, Jack Benny & Dennis Day, Laurel & Hardy, Jackie
& Art's "Hello, Ball!"
http://xoteria.com/CH66.html66 ALFRED HITCHCOCK
PRESENTS

1959

With a
"good evening," came melodramatic thrillers from the Master Of Suspense, Alfred
Hitchccock
The man whose big
screen movies kept us on the edge of our seats brought the same to small screens
(CBS).
http://xoteria.com/CH67.html67 SATURDAY NIGHTLIVE~~ BEFORE
SNL

1954-58

All
Broadcast Live Sat Eves: The Bob Hope Show, The
Liberace Show, The Ken Murray Show,
Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis, The Steve
Allen Show, The Pat Harrington Show, The Jackie Gleason Show
Sid Cesar's Your
Show Of Shows. Watch many surprises with regulars & guests. (ABC-CBS-DuMont-NBC).
http://xoteria.com/CH68.html68 FELIX THE CAT
1959

In 1928,
RCA testing Vladimir Zworkyn's
iconoscope , Felix The Cat was the first image ever on TV;
Oldies
Television's roster would not be complete without Otto Mesmer's historic cartoon
icon.
Here is his 1959 Saturday cartoon show with a
new, hip updated opening that we can just ignore.(NBC).
http://xoteria.com/CH69.html69 THE DONNA REED
SHOW

1958

Donna mugs
nervously to the camera when daughter, Mary (Shelley Fabares) sings at a school dance.
The
song she sings? "Johnny Angel," of course. Dad (Dr. Stone, Carl Betz) allays
Mom's fears.
Full episode soon and check out the Donna Reed Christmas Show
below on ch 79 (NBC)
http://xoteria.com/CH70.html70 full episode THE GOLDBERGS
1952

Gertrude
Berg served as executive producer and co-writer as well as star
of this
beloved sitcom about the matriarch (Molly) of a middle class Jewish
family.
Frank Sutton, who would later be Gomer Pyle's Sarge, guest stars in this episode.
(synd.)
http://xoteria.com/CH71.html71 LUCILLE BALL & CAROL
BURNETT

1965

Two queens
of comedy together with Gale Gordon as straight man on "The Lucy Show".
Lucy
wants to join Carol on a trip to Palm Springs, they scheme to fool Boss Mooney.
(CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH72.html72 THE LITTLE
RASCALS

1955

The top
Saturday morning TV attraction in the 50's was the
re-worked MGM "Our Gang Comedies"
This favorite classic episode has Darla
wooing Alfalfa rather than vice versa on Valentine Day.
Of course, the other
guys would throw a hilarious gremlin in Alfalfa's romantic ballad crooning.
(synd.)
http://xoteria.com/CH73.html73 full episode HIGHWAY
PATROL

1956

Before
there was "Book 'em, Dano" in Hawaii, there was "Ten.Four" in California. Brodericj Crawford starred,
If you
think dope smuggling was a thing of the 70's, wait 'til you see this narc bust in the 50's. (ZIV/MGM
synd.).
http://xoteria.com/CH74.html74 full episode LOST IN
SPACE

1966

Danger
Will Robinson! The world's first and last outer space sitcom; today, like "Trek," has fan conventions.
This episode
guest stars Mercedes Mc Cambridge (The
Exorcist
), here as matriarch of alien hillbillies
who grow a
"Little Shop of Horrors" intruded upon by Dr Snith (Jonathan Harris) and Will (Bill
Muny) (ABC)
http://xoteria.com/75.html75 BEULAH
1951

Long
before The Jeffersons and Sanford &
Son
even before Amos &
Andy
on TV.
there was the talented Ethel Waters as supermaid Beaulah & Butterfly Mc Queen as next
door Orio
Sadly, Proctor &
Gamble canceled the highly rated, popular show after only two seasons. Guess
why.(CBS)
http://xoteria.com/CH76.html76 BEWITCHED
1966

Wriggle
your nose, it's Elizabeth Montgomery as that saucy, sassy, beautiful, bedazzling
witch
and Dick York as her befuddled hubbie, Darren (or as Agnes Moorehead would say, "Durwood" (NBC)
http://xoteria.com/CH77.html77 I DREAM OF
JEANIE

1966

Out of the
bottle comes that lusciously capricious Jeanie, Barbara Eden
(blink-blink).
Larry Hagman is
her adopted master, Bill Daly is the bewildered buddy
(CBS).
http://xoteria.com/CH78.html78 SEA HUNT
1957

The
"Dragnet" of the ocean floor, Lloyd Bridges fights underwater crime with only a
snorkle.
This syndicated show,
along with "Flipper" (coming soon), got high tide ratings in it's era (ZIV)
http://xoteria.com/CH79.html79 DYNAMITE JOE
RINDONE

1954

Like Rocky
Marciano, Joe Rindone was the son of
Italian immigrants who rose to boxing glory.
Here is Dynamite Joe in action
from the era when boxing was true sportsmanship.
produced by Andrew Bertino. (Vimeo).
http://xoteria.com/CH80.html80 THE MILTON BERLE
SHOW

1957

Featuring
Arnold Stang & guest Mickey
Rooney; Berle's swan song after 8
Tues. Nite
Years.
Bit: Berle wants Gleason like publicity, so he feigns a broken leg for
a press conference (NBC)
http://xoteria.com/CH81.html81 THE LEGEND OF DOO
WOP

That streetcorner harmony from the 50's that
will never die, the music we know call Doo Wop
Here are video specials which
tribute the unforgettable part of R&R; and R&B;
Plus REMEMBERING DOO WOP RADIO
with
commentary by Don K. Reed. music by The Crests, Frankie Lymon & The
Knockouts.
http://xoteria.com/CH82.html82 MIKE WALLACE & EDWARD R.
MURROW

1952-54

If you
thought Mike Wallace was tough on "60 Minutes," wait 'til you see him on the
fifties!.
You won't believe what he said to Steve Allen (neither did Allen,
most likely), but Kirk Douglas got his say)
Legendary Edward R. Murrow and
Senator Joseph McCarthy go at calling the other
"un-American"..(CBS)

http://xoteria.com/K/submenu.htmlhttp://xoteria.com/K/submenu.html
THE PIONEERS OF KIDVID: 1950's
CHILDREN'S TV SHOWS

Howdy Doody, Junior Frolics, Winky Dink, Willie Wonderful, Rocky &
Bullwinkle

With the
earliest TV production and animation techniques, these popular programs
were
the father of children's television, long before PBS and Nickelodeon. This was
the "kiddievTV" 50's
Full
episodes of these Golden Age first generation shows for tots on separate submenu~click title
link

http://xoteria.com/CHSPC.htmlfor March 2010 THE TIME
TUNNEL

1965

Irwin
Allen (Lost In Space, Voyage To The Bottom
Of The Sea
produced this sci-fi fantasy series
This episode:
Merlin The Magaician pays the science lab a visit and wreaks havoc with time
travel.












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