Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The Pad (And How to Use It)

THE PAD (AND HOW TO USE IT) was a '66 dramady that offered a rare US starring role to Brian Bedford who died in 2016. Later TV stars Julie Sommars and James Farentino co-starred along with ubiquitous "scene-maker" of the '60s and '70s, Edy Williams.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016


It would be a couple more years before it showed up in the Cincinnati market but '66 was the year for the debut of ULTRAMAN, the long-running TV and later movie franchise from the folks who brought you GODZILLA! Now, 50 years later, there's another new ULTRAMAN movie scheduled soon. 

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Purple Avenger

Many folks recall Captain Nice and Mr. Terrific but here, also from '66, we see The Purple Avenger. as played by Dom Deluise on an episode of PLEASE DON'T EAT THE DAISIES.

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Lone Ranger Meets the Great Gildersleeve

Old Time Radio's Lone Ranger made a successful transition to Saturday Morning cartoons in '66 with a barely animated series featuring good voices and stylized artwork. It would prove to have staying power. This particular episode continues the OTR connection by presenting radio's Great Gildersleeve, Hal Peary, along with his trademark laugh, as the title villain, Mr. Happy.