Monthly Archives: December 2013

I Love Lucy…in Color!

Color me Lucy! (1)  There were 180 half-hour episodes of “I Love Lucy”…none were filmed in color. Desi Arnaz had expressed interest in filming the one-hour shows in color…there would eventually be 13 of them, collectively known as “The Lucy-Desi … Continue reading

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What a Boner, Charlie Brown!

That’s “boner” in the old sense of the word…a mistake, an error, a flub…geez you blockheads, get a grip! See?… the Joker knows what we’re talking about. Now has there ever been a TV show or movie that didn’t have … Continue reading

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Charlie Brown’s Stocking Stuffers

There used to be something called the Museum of Television and Radio…it is now The Paley Center for Media, with locations in New York City and Beverly Hills. Among their over 150,000 archived programs is a copy of “A Charlie … Continue reading

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The Peanutsiest!: The Music of “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

This is an update of an article entitled “Play It Again, Charlie Brown”…which I wrote for the December 2007 issue of Fourth Coast Entertainment. If you’re like me, you enjoy watching “A Charlie Brown Christmas” each year when it’s on … Continue reading

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