Do the things they call “TV series” today have Christmas episodes? I wouldn’t know, because you couldn’t pay me to watch new television. The last time I tried, it was some CBS Medical Center Meets Doogie Howser, M.D. mash-up, featuring an autistic savant hero who head-ciphers in Hemo the Magnificent graphics (I went straight for the gin bottle…). Why play Russian roulette with your limited holiday time? You know what’s easier when you need your Christmas TV fix? Get a disc of pre-selected old-timey television favorites, like Merry Sitcom! Christmas Classics From TV’s Golden Age, from Shout! Factory. Continue reading ‘Merry Sitcom! Christmas Classics From TV’s Golden Age’: Shout!’s yuletide DVD collection
Daniel Boone—The Complete Series is perfect family entertainment for young and old…and that’s next-to-impossible to come by these long, hot summer days. Continue reading ‘Daniel Boone’: ’60s & ’70s adventure series still perfect family fun
Peyton Place, that puritanical New England hot-bed of sex, scandal, class conflict, repressed emotions, and tasteful suffering, is back! Continue reading ‘Peyton Place’ (Part 3): 9 years later, DVD releases resume!
“This is the continuing story of Peyton Place….”
“Peyton Place is more complicated than you think.”
2017 continues to be a terrible year for vintage TV lovers: talented comedian and singer Jim Nabors died today at the age of 87. In honor of this iconic performer, we here at Drunk TV look back at the first season of his beloved 1960s sitcom, Gomer Pyle.