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    Casey Jones

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    The Banana Splits--late 60s but may have gone into 70s

    The Man from Atlantis--Another mention of Patrick Duffy, this time doing that weird swimming action

    New Twilight Zone--not bad but not such a classic as the original series

    The Magician--Bill Bixby as crime-fighting illusionist

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    Quote Originally Posted by victorbrunswick View Post
    The stupidest thing about "Dallas" was when Patrick Duffy, who played Bobby, left the show, they killed off his character. So, of course, the storyline for the next season or two was based on the premise that Bobby was dead. And then when Patrick Duffy returned to the show, how did they bring back Bobby??? They decided that Pam was only having a bad dream about Bobby dying!
    My Mum was a big fan of Dallas, but she thought it was stupid how they brought Bobby back & didn't watch it so much afterwards.
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    Columbo

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    Anna and the King--TV spin-off series with Yul Brynner reprising his role as the King

    Family Affair--Sitcom with Brian Keith...very popular at the time

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    Bronk--Jack Palance as a tough cop

    Cade's County--Glenn Ford as modern day sheriff

    The Immortal--Christopher George as a man who is immune to disease, pursued by evil industrialist

    Ellery Queen--Jim Hutton as the famous detective

    Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries--I much preferred the ND episodes as they starred the lovely Pamela Sue Martin

    Hart to Hart--Robert Wagner and Stefanie powers as husband and wife sleuthing team

    Hawaii-Five-O--Book him, Danno...murder one

    Holmes and Yoyo--Sitcom about a detective and his robot sidekick

    In Search Of...--Leonard Nimoy narrated series examining various mysteries

    The Jimmy Stewart Show--Sitcom with JS as a college professor and Julie Adams of Creature from Black Lagoon fame

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    Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries

    Sure this wasn't called Hardy Drew and the Nancy Boys?
    Time flies like the wind, fruit flies like bananas - go figure!

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    lol that's exactly how Terry Wogan would refer to it on his radio show at the time. He also used to call Charlene Tilton's Lucy character in Dallas the poison dwarf.

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffslad View Post
    lol that's exactly how Terry Wogan would refer to it on his radio show at the time. He also used to call Charlene Tilton's Lucy character in Dallas the poison dwarf.
    Yeah, I remember that!
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    Quote Originally Posted by staffslad View Post
    The Man from Atlantis--Another mention of Patrick Duffy, this time doing that weird swimming action
    Other shows that featured big stars when they were unknown:

    Welcome Back Kotter (John Travolta)
    Bosom Buddies (Tom Hanks)
    V (Robert Englund)
    Delta House (Michelle Pfeiffer and James Belushi) -- Delta House was a shortlived TV spinoff based on the movie Animal House. Michelle Pfeiffer played a recurring character called Bombshell.

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