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Posts tagged: classic TV

This show first aired on this date in 1970

“The Mary Tyler Moore Show” would be on the air for seven years.

Can you hum a few bars of its theme song, “Love Is All Around”?

Fifty years ago today

In an episode of “The Twilight Zone” called “The Jungle,” dam builder Alan Richards returns to America from Africa unaware of a little surprise a witchdoctor has in store for him.

It first aired on Dec. 1, 1961, and has been seen in reruns 875,432 times.

Chances are, this ending scene isn't what inspired the “Soft Kitty” song on “Big Bang Theory.” 

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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