The Simpsons
The Simpsons Creator On His Childhood Influences


Matt Groening is an American cartoonist best known for creating the TV series The Simpsons. The Simpsons first came on air in 1989 and continues producing new episodes to this day. The Simpsons were originally created while Groening was working on The Tracey Ullman Show. While the parents and siblings … Continue reading

Mary Tyler Moore
Valerie Harper On Working With Mary Tyler Moore


Valerie Harper played the role of Rhoda Morgenstern on the 1970s television series The Mary Tyler Moore Show. The show was groundbreaking in that it was the first with a central female character who was a never-married career woman. In this video, Harper recalls what it was like to work … Continue reading

All in the Family
Sammy Davis Jr. Appears On All In The Family

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In 1972, Sammy Davis Jr. made a guest appearance as himself on an episode of All In The Family. In the episode, Davis leaves a briefcase in Archie Bunker’s taxi and goes to the Bunker home to retrieve it. When he hears Archie’s racist remarks, Davis asks to take a … Continue reading

Saturday Night Live
SNL’s Original Cast Explains The Show

SNL’s Original Cast Explains The Show

Saturday Night Live, originally called simply “Saturday Night” premiered on October 11, 1975. Prior to the debut, original cast members John Belushi, Jane Curtin, Gilda Radner, Dan Akroyd, Chevy Chase, Laraine Newman and Garrett Morris joined SNL’s creator Lorne Michaels for an interview with Tom Snyder.