• May 26, 2024

Exclusive‘Little House on the Prairie’ Turns 50! Look Back at the Show With the Cast

In the first season of Little House on the Prairie, a typhus outbreak swept through Walnut Grove. “During the scene, when I was dying, my father got so emotional,” recalls Leslie Landon Matthews, who guest-starred on the episode. The daughter of Little House’s star and guiding light, Michael Landon, moved him to tears with her performance. “He had to redo…

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Inside Carol Burnett And Vicki Lawrence’s

It’s been more than 50 years since comedians Carol Burnett and Vicki Lawrence first met and hit it off, but their friendship is still going strong today. The two co-starred on The Carole Burnett Show beginning when Vicki, now 69, was just 18 years old and Carol, now 85, was 34. “There were so many men, so they really had a special…

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Will Geer’s daughter once described growing up with Grandpa Walton

On The Waltons, we’ve told you how you can catch Zeb Walton actor Will Geer’s real daughter Ellen Geer appearing in two episodes, “The Pledge” and “The Ceremony.” It’s fun for fans to note the features she shares with her father — even the lines on their foreheads seem to wrinkle in the same manner to express concern…

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The Waltons creator wrote this episode to combat the rise of reality TV

When John-Boy lands a job hosting a TV show in The Waltons episode “The Threshold,” Jim-Bob immediately sets out to build the family a television set so they can tune in. This episode was a particularly special episode to The Waltons creator Earl Hamner, Jr. who co-wrote it with his son Scott and considered it a standout of the…

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Before their time on Walton’s Mountain, these actors appeared on the TV frontier in many different shows.

The Waltons showcased character actors who had been on TV for decades as well as young newcomers in their first breakout roles. Ellen Corby and Will Geer had been in dozens of shows before playing Grandma and Grandpa Walton. Even some of the kids had been on TV for a few years before joining Earl Hamner…

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How syndication saved Vicki Lawrence and Mama’s Family

Timing is one of the most important aspects of being a comedian. Without timing, the joke falls flat. Vicki Lawrence was a comedian who knew a thing or two about the feeling of a poorly timed product when NBC originally premiered Mama’s Family in 1983. Inspired by the popular sketch on The Carol Burnett Show called “The Family,” Lawrence’s…

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How to detect if a hotel has a hidden camera installed

I have seen people crying and complaining about Hotels, Motels, AirBnBs, Lodges and or any lodging places and suspect that they could be having hidden cameras inside the rooms. Lemme teach you a simple trick… – The moment you enter the hotel room, switch the lights off in the hotel room – take your smartphone…

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See What Erin From “The Waltons” Looks Like Now at 60

Mary Elizabeth McDonough has had a varied career in the time since the beloved series ended. Betmann / Getty Images Throughout the 1970s, The Waltons was one of the most popular TV shows on the air. The series follows the Walton family as they live on their Virginia farm from the Great Depression up to World War II. It…

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Ellen Corby was uncertain in the kitchen

Ellen Corby was known for her role as Grandma on The Waltons. Her character enjoys cooking and baking, but in real life Corby would have rather done anything else! So, any fans who expected Corby to be like her character, think again. Instead of making a batch of cookies, well, she would mainly stick to boiling vegetables…

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Whatever Happened To Ralph Waite, John Walton Sr. On ‘The Waltons?’

Families come in many forms. At the heart of each, members generally want to share love, respect, and support between one another. Good humor uplifts spirits during trying times, and a cool head keeps perspective when things go awry. Maybe that’s why former President George H. W. Bush once said, “We are going to keep…

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