RetroTV – I Love Lucy: Ethel’s Birthday

Kim from the Unsolved Mysteries Rewind Podcast joins Mark to discuss I Love Lucy “Ethel’s Birthday” Which was Season 4, Episode 8 and originally Aired on November 29th, 1954. We discuss some of the drama from I Love Lucy, how groundbreaking Lucille Ball’s actions were and the age differences between everyone on the cast and how varied they were.

Sit back and enjoy as we discuss this genuinely funny episode!

If you want to hear more from Kim please check out her True Crime podcast about the TV Show, Unsolved Mysteries!
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/unsolved-mysteries-rewind/id1509365963

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RetroTV – The Partridge Family: Soul Club

“Hello world, here’s a song that we’re singin’

Come on, get happy! ”

Hop on board the iconic bus as Mark and Leah join up with The Partridge Family! 

We have a funky good time discussing season 1 episode 18 Soul Crib. We learn no matter where you come from music is universal and it brings everyone together to get the job done. Richard Pryor and Louis Gossett Jr guest star in the fun episode

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RetroTV – Joanie loves Chachi – The Pilot

Chris Hasler and Mark tackle the Happy Days spinoff, Joanie loves Chachi! Mark loved this as a kid but thinks it was because he was caught up in the world of Happy Days popularity. We hope you enjoy this unique take on this short lived sitcom.

Joanie loves Chachi aired from March 23, 1982 until May 24, 1983. In the final episode Joanie and Chachi elope….awwwww

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Review of Deadly Friend starring Matthew Labyorteaux (1986)

Mark and Chris get together to review this extremely underrated film from 1986. Matthew Labyorteaux who is best know from Little House on the Prairie and the 80’s hacker action show, Whiz Kids. Matthew plays Paul Conway who  has a best friend who is a robot….yeah. Having a robot buddy may seem cute but after his friend is killed by her abusive father, Albert…I mean Paul attempts to save her by implanting robotic microchips into her brain…..yeah.

Who else is in the nearly forgotten film? How about Anne Ramsey who plays the shotgun wielding neighbor and is easily the same character she portrayed in Throw Mama From the Train. We also have a very young Kristy Swanson who looks lovely until…she’s ya know….dead.

I hope you guys enjoy this and for my Walnut GroveCast listeners I even added a tiny bit of fun at the very end.

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