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Rain Man
04-13-2006, 12:21 PM
Is this a star-studded cavalcade, or what?

Poll coming. The poll will show the top 30 shows of 1966, and will ask you which three you would be most likely to watch if it was an episode that (somehow) you hadn't seen before.

luv
04-13-2006, 12:39 PM
The Red Skelton Show
Gilligan's Island
The Beverly Hillbillies

MOhillbilly
04-13-2006, 12:39 PM
bonanza
beverly hillbillies
gunsmoke

StcChief
04-13-2006, 12:41 PM
Hogan's Heros
Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Jackie Gleason

Wild Wild West
Gilligan's Island
Get Smart

HemiEd
04-13-2006, 12:41 PM
Gunsmoke, My Three Sons and Hogans Heroes. Watched them all on a regular basis. Where is the Ozzie and Harriet option, did I miss it?

Rain Man
04-13-2006, 12:46 PM
Gunsmoke, My Three Sons and Hogans Heroes. Watched them all on a regular basis. Where is the Ozzie and Harriet option, did I miss it?

O&H was apparently not among the top 30 rated shows of 1966.

Skip Towne
04-13-2006, 12:49 PM
bonanza
beverly hillbillies
gunsmoke
Ditto

HemiEd
04-13-2006, 12:49 PM
O&H was apparently not among the top 30 rated shows of 1966.

Hmmm, I guess that must have been after their prime. Ricky Nelson was my hero then, he had it all going for him.

SLAG
04-13-2006, 12:50 PM
Green Acres, I Dream Of Gennie, and The Andy Griffith Show

Rain Man
04-13-2006, 12:50 PM
Hmmm, I guess that must have been after their prime. Ricky Nelson was my hero then, he had it all going for him.

Yeah, I think they were earlier.


As for me, three of my all-time favorite shows are on this list: Gilligan's Island, Get Smart, and Hogan's Heroes.

Dartgod
04-13-2006, 12:51 PM
Wow, I can't believe that the Andy Griffith Show isn't leading in a landslide (or at the very least beating out Gilligans Island :rolleyes: ). IMO, the best sitcom ever.

cdcox
04-13-2006, 12:53 PM
I've seen every Gilligan's island at least 4-5 times. I've probably seen most Beverly Hillbillies twice.
So those two are definites. Batman and Hogan's Heros were in close contention for the final spot, but Batman won out.

There were some other shows I liked, but I don't think I've seen every episode of them, so it wouldn't be anthing special to watch a lost episode.

cdcox
04-13-2006, 12:56 PM
Wow, I can't believe that the Andy Griffith Show isn't leading in a landslide (or at the very least beating out Gilligans Island :rolleyes: ). IMO, the best sitcom ever.

I didn't really consider AG to be a sitcom. It was half sitcom, half drama.

Dartgod
04-13-2006, 12:57 PM
Oh, oh! I have a great idea for a lost episode of Gilligan's Island.

The castaways nearly get rescued, but Gilligan does something stupid to screw it up.

HemiEd
04-13-2006, 01:04 PM
Yeah, I think they were earlier.


As for me, three of my all-time favorite shows are on this list: Gilligan's Island, Get Smart, and Hogan's Heroes.

They were all good, of the three you mention I really liked Hogans Heroes. Had a lot laughs watching the stuff they pulled on "Curnal Clink." What was the name of the dumb German guard?

StcChief
04-13-2006, 01:06 PM
They were all good, of the three you mention I really liked Hogans Heroes. Had a lot laughs watching the stuff they pulled on "Curnal Clink." What was the name of the dumb German guard?

Sgt. Shultz 'I know nothing' ...

I liked the little braided blonde secretary of Klink.

HemiEd
04-13-2006, 01:13 PM
Sgt. Shultz 'I know nothing' ...

I liked the little braided blonde secretary of Klink.

Thanks
ROFL Makes me laugh just thinking about the 'I know nothing'

I can not place her, hmm

Dartgod
04-13-2006, 01:21 PM
I can not place her, hmmhttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/31/Hogans_heros.jpg

http://www.shaken.net/images/sigrid.jpg

Rain Man
04-13-2006, 01:23 PM
Didn't Bob Crane end up marrying her?

HemiEd
04-13-2006, 01:25 PM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/31/Hogans_heros.jpg

http://www.shaken.net/images/sigrid.jpg


wow, how could I have forgotten her?

Rooster
04-13-2006, 01:42 PM
Wow, I can't believe that the Andy Griffith Show isn't leading in a landslide (or at the very least beating out Gilligans Island :rolleyes: ). IMO, the best sitcom ever.

I agree. I am very surprised at how the voting is going up to now.

Fish
04-13-2006, 01:55 PM
This thread smells like Bengay and mothballs.......

Rain Man
04-13-2006, 02:09 PM
Ooh. Gilligan's Island just made a run to tie up The Beverly Hillbillies. This is shaping up to be an epic battle for supremacy.

DeepPurple
04-13-2006, 02:21 PM
Ed Sullivan was the American Idol of it's time, everyone would tune in each Sunday night to see who was on. One week it might be the Doors, the Stones, Vanilla Fudge or Creedence Clearwater, it was usually something current. The only bad part was sitting through 50 minutes of lame acts before the bands came on, ocassionally you might see George Carlin or Rodney Dangerfield, even Henny Youngman and Jackie Mason were funny.

Monday was my other favorite night, this is before MNF, I would watch Laugh In, the Monkees and Man From Uncle. As far as the other nights, I remember usually watching the Beverly Hillbillies, Andy Griffith Show, My Three Sons and Wild Wild West. My favorite drama was Combat with Vic Morrow, it actually made me consider joining the Army, which I did in 1969.

Rooster
04-13-2006, 02:30 PM
This thread smells like Bengay and mothballs.......

ROFL ROFL ROFL

shaneo69
04-13-2006, 07:54 PM
Get Smart, Gilligan's Island, and Batman.

Rain Man
04-13-2006, 08:01 PM
The popularity of Gunsmoke over Bonanza is surprising to me. I liked Bonanza much more.

Also, I think it would be kind of neat to see an episode of Wonderful World of Disney again. I haven't seen one in decades. We had a family ritual when I was small that on Sunday nights we got to have grilled cheese and soup in the living room on TV trays and watch the Wonderful World of Disney.

plbrdude
04-13-2006, 08:06 PM
i can't believe we have to pick.i'd watch almost all of them, though i went with get smart,green acres, and batman

listopencil
04-13-2006, 08:10 PM
I cheated and voted for all the shows that I've already seen every episode of.

cdcox
04-13-2006, 08:11 PM
I cheated and voted for all the shows that I've already seen every episode of.

That's okay. We expect that from Denver fans.

Rain Man
04-13-2006, 08:12 PM
I cheated and voted for all the shows that I've already seen every episode of.

Consider yourself on probation.

And just in case anyone is wondering, that has nothing to do with probing.

big nasty kcnut
04-13-2006, 08:25 PM
Anyway i would love to see the lost episode of hogan hero where hogan doing col.klink secretary while Sgt. Shultz and Col. Klink watch.

seclark
04-13-2006, 08:34 PM
romper room.
i liked the do bee.
sec

Skip Towne
04-13-2006, 09:02 PM
Anyway i would love to see the lost episode of hogan hero where hogan doing col.klink secretary while Sgt. Shultz and Col. Klink watch.
Pervert :p

WilliamTheIrish
04-13-2006, 09:04 PM
Bonanza

Gunsmoke

Hogan's Heroes.

3(a) I (still) Dream Of Jeannie

Rain Man
04-13-2006, 09:08 PM
Pervert :p


That reminds me. I wrote a script for a "lost episode" of Petticoat Junction once.

big nasty kcnut
04-13-2006, 09:16 PM
Sorry i had to do it that greg kinner movie about bob craine was in my head.

listopencil
04-13-2006, 09:33 PM
http://www.timvp.com/jeannie6.jpg

milkman
04-13-2006, 09:40 PM
Wild, Wild West
Hogan's Heroes
I Dream of Jeannie

Beverly Hillbillies would have been my fourth choice.

Frankie
04-14-2006, 09:52 AM
Hogan's Heroes (No hard decision here)
The Ed Sullivan Show
Gunsmoke

Runnerups:

The Dick Van Dyke Show
Bewitched

And where is The Big Valley?

Braincase
04-14-2006, 10:14 AM
First two were easy for me. Loved the "Wild, Wild West". You could guess the episode if you could see all the filled in picture blocks at the beginning of the show.

After that, gotta go with Gilligan's Island. Dawn Wells was so fine.

The third one was difficult, so I took poetic license and assumed that out of three new Batman episodes, there's a reasonable chance that Lee Meriwether or some other hottie might be putting on the catsuit. Oh, there's Batgirl, too (Yvonne Craig! YES!) .

And Frank Gorshin as the Riddler...

stevieray
04-14-2006, 10:15 AM
IMO, most of these older shows still blow away most of today's lineup.

Dartgod
04-14-2006, 10:22 AM
I'm still shocked that Gilligan's Island is in the lead. :shake:

jidar
04-14-2006, 10:27 AM
Jesus christ.
Do I want to set my right hand or left hand on fire? Man it's a tough ****ing choice.

Rain Man
04-14-2006, 10:28 AM
I'm still shocked that Gilligan's Island is in the lead. :shake:

I'm not. I figured it would win. There's something about that show that's magnetic.

The biggest surprise to me so far is the popularity of Hogan's Heroes. I voted for it myself, but I always figured that it was less popular than other shows such as Green Acres and Get Smart. My prediction missed by [don adams]that much[/don adams].

Like Stevie said, this lineup blows away modern lineups, in my opinion. This might have been the golden age of television.

Frankie
04-14-2006, 12:31 PM
IMO, most of these older shows still blow away most of today's lineup.Agreed.

penchief
04-14-2006, 01:02 PM
Is this a star-studded cavalcade, or what?

Poll coming. The poll will show the top 30 shows of 1966, and will ask you which three you would be most likely to watch if it was an episode that (somehow) you hadn't seen before.

I agree. 1966 was a whole lot better TV than 1976.

I went with The Dick Van Dyke Show (totally underrated), Get Smart (I love the silliness), and The Andy Griffith Show (subtle humor at it's best).

I left off a couple that I love, too. "Batman" was better once I was old enough to understand the satire. And I loved Larry Hagman's masterful portrayal of the panicky Tony Nelson on "I dream of Jeannie."