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HONEY WEST

Above is the title sequence from ‘Honey West’, a groud-breaking American crime drama that aired on ABC for only one season–September 17, 1965 to April 8, 1966. It was executive produced by Aaron Spelling and starred Anne Francis as TVs first female private detective. (Spelling’s first choice for the role

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THE CANCELLED SHOWS OF THE MID-60s

To close out this weeks series of 1960s TV series promos (and revisitations of forgotten items) here’s a nine minute reel of forgotten and cancelled shows from the years 1963-67 roughly. Did you know there was a ‘Blondie’ TV series that flopped? I didn’t. ‘O.K. Crackerby’ is a famous flop

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SUNDAY TV IN THE 60s

Here’s a nice compilation reel showing opening clips of typical Sunday programming of the mid-sixties in roughly the order you might see the shows in. Things start off religiously (including ‘Davey and Goliath’ which, as a child, I was clueless enough not to realize was a religiously based program–I just

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