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Doctor Who handles a recasting like no other show - ever since 1966, when William Hartnell gave way to Patrick Troughton, the show's ingenious concept of regeneration has seen it survive and thrive despite multiple recastings of its lead role...
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Possibly the most famous TV switch - Bewitched swapped one Dick for another, with Sargant stepping in for an ailing York. Viewers didn't seem to mind and the fantasy sitcom continued for three more seasons.
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‘The Twilight Zone: The Complete Second Season’ is being released on DVD today by independent distributor Image Entertainment. The hit sci-if-fantasy anthology series, which has an Srp of $29.98, features 29 episodes on five discs, including ‘King Nine Will Not Return,’ ‘The Man in the Bottle,’ ‘Nervous Man in a Four-Dollar Room’ and ‘A Thing About Machines.’ The second season also features such guest stars as Agnes Moorehead, Art Carney, Bill Mumy, Buddy Ebsen, Burgess Meredith, Dick York, Don Rickles, Rod Serling, Sydney Pollack and William Shatner. ‘The Twilight Zone,’ which is one of the most acclaimed anthology programs in television history, was created by writer and narrator Rod Serling. [ Read More ]
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- Karen Benardello
Image Entertainment, of Rlj Entertainment, has released The Twilight Zone: The Complete Second Season on DVD, this June 4th, 2013. For $29.98 you can get the entirety of the second season of Rod Serling’s classic sci-fi series, including appearances by William Shatner, Don Rickles, Art Carney and a ton more in what are some of the most indelible moments of the series. Check out the press release below, and stay tuned for a review by yours truly.
Image Entertainment, an Rlj Entertainment (Nasdaq: Rlje) brand, announces the release of the second season of Rod Serling’s groundbreaking, science fiction anthology The Twilight Zone: The Complete Second Season, available on DVD on June 4, 2013 at an Srp of $29.98. Season two features an incredible list of guest stars including Agnes Moorehead, Art Carney, Bill Mumy, Buddy Ebsen, Burgess Meredith, Dick York, Don Rickles, Rod Serling, Sydney Pollack, William Shatner and more!
- Andy Greene
We here at ComicMix celebrate all manner of pop culture from today’s obvious hits to the arcane wonders of yesteryear. every now and then we get a notice about something that seems just outside our realm of interest but there’s a thing or two that grabs us. Something like an unaired pilot to the legendary Dr. Kildare series is one of those things. Not only that, but the series gave us Richard Chamberlain as a star (long before he was resurrected for Leverage). The show not only boasted an impressive guest cast, as noted below but it featured some of the best writers working in television including a pre-Star Trek Gene Roddenberry. So, here’s the press release for those who remember and remain interested:
Warner Archive Collection continues to unveil some of the finest series in television history with its release this week of Dr. Kildare: The First Complete Season. »
- ComicMix Staff
Hold the laugh track! Modern Family is already a TV classic - but members of its cast are looking to the past and paying homage to iconic shows in a new photo. In this exclusive shot, the ensemble from ABC's Emmy-winning hit comedy takes on the personas (in full hair and makeup) of beloved characters from 60-plus years of classic sitcoms. Who among these was your favorite? • The Honeymooners: In the early '50s, Jackie Gleason's Brooklyn bus driver Ralph Kramden and his sewer-worker neighbor and pal Ed Norton (Art Carney) were the fateful Everymen under the thumbs of their spouses. »
- Stephen M. Silverman
5 items from 2013
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