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Pat Harrington Jr., Schneider on 'One Day at a Time', Passes Away at 86

Pat Harrington Jr., Schneider on 'One Day at a Time', Passes Away at 86
Sad news for classic TV fans and animation enthusiasts. Pat Harrington Jr. has passed away at the age of 86. The comedian and voice-over actor was best known as the handyman Schneider on the classic 70s sitcom One Day at a Time. He even won an Emmy for his work on the show. He died Wednesday night, it was announced by his daughter. This happened two months after she announced that he was suffering from Alzheimer's disease, and that his health was deteriorating. Phil Brock of the Studio Talent Group had this to say in a statement.

"We have all lost a gracious human being who will always be remembered for his portrayals of the human condition. Pat had the ability to bring laughter and kindness to any role. The twinkle in his Irish eyes let you know that you were in on the joke. His was an extraordinarily impactful long lasting career.
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Amazon To Stream MGM Movies And Shows

  • Deadline TV
Nostalgic baby boomers will like this new movie and TV licensing deal with Metro-Golydwn-Mayer Studios. It will enable Amazon Prime customers to stream the late 1980s TV series thirtysomething — as well as Baby Boom, the 1987 film starring Diane Keaton. The Prime Instant Video package also will include MGM’s hit films Silence of the Lambs, Dances with Wolves, Rain Man, The Good The Bad And The Ugly, and The Terminator. TV series include Stargate Atlantis and Stargate Universe, Dead Like Me, and The Pink Panther Show. The companies didn’t disclose much else about the terms, including how much Amazon will pay and how long the agreement runs. “MGM offers one of the most distinguished catalogs in all of Hollywood, and this deal will bring Prime Instant Video customers hundreds of new titles to enjoy on their Kindle Fire or any device compatible with Amazon Instant Video,” says Brad Beale,
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The Pink Panther car up for grabs

The original Pink Panther car - one of the most iconic vehicles to appear on screen - is expected to fetch between £50,000 and £100,000 when it goes under the hammer next month.

Known as the Panthermobile, it was created in 1969 and seen in the opening and closing credits of animated series The Pink Panther Show.

The car was designed by Hollywood vehicle stylist Jay Ohrberg, also behind the Knight Rider Kitt, Back To The Future DeLorean, three generations of the Batmobile, Dukes of Hazzard General Lee and Starsky & Hutch's Ford Gran Torino.

The Pink Panther car was understood to be owned by Ohrberg until auctioned four years ago, when it was bought for £88,000 by the current owner.

The vehicle is in totally original condition, though at 42 years old it would benefit from some sympathetic restoration, and though the engine isn't currently running, it was believed to be working when the vehicle
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Blogomatic3000′s Top 100 Animated Series – Part One

The guys at the GeekCast Radio Network have been bashing IGN’s list of the Top 100 Animated Series for and they’ve finally decided to put their money where their mouth is by compiling their own list of the Top 100 Animated Series Of All Time – and they’ve got a little help! The GeekCast Radio Network has teamed with This Week In Geek, Chicken Pop Pod, The Pop Culture Network, Behind the Voice Actors and… us!

Yes, we here at Blogomatic3000 (well, when I say we I mean me) have compiled our own Top 100 list and that will be combined with the the lists from all the other participating sites to create The definitive Top 100 Animated Series List. As a pre-cursor to the unveiling of the combined list on the Gcrn Podcast we’ll be running down our Top 100 in two parts: 100-51 today and 50-1 tomorrow.

So without further ado,
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