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‘Harry O’ (Season 1): World weary 70s detective is classically quirky…at first

They couldn’t just leave it alone. Continue reading ‘Harry O’ (Season 1): World weary 70s detective is classically quirky…at first

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‘Magnum, P.I.’ (Season 5): Quintessential 80s detective show still delivers

Sad news: versatile character actor John Hillerman passed away the other day, so we thought we’d dig out a Magnum, P.I. season five review, featuring Hillerman in his most recognizable role as the indomitable Higgins.

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‘Mannix’ (Season 3): A man’s (& woman’s) perfect fantasy

Only a little more than halfway over, 2017 has been a terrible year for vintage TV lovers, with stars Roger Moore, Mary Tyler Moore, Roger Smith, Adam West, Martin Landau, and Don Rickles passing away, as well as a particular boyhood favorite of mine, Mike “Touch” Connors. Continue reading ‘Mannix’ (Season 3): A man’s (& woman’s) perfect fantasy