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Grandma Yetta Is The Fashion Icon I Need Right Now
On air between 1993 and 1999, The Nanny spotlights the shenanigans of an audacious au pair, working for a playwright on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, during which fans are introduced to her iconic looks — as documented by the Instagram account @whatfranwore. In the show’s multiverse, this sentiment “she got it from her mama” couldn’t be more true. Fran’s mother in the series, Sylvia Fine, played by Renee Taylor, was a fashionable dresser in her own right. From voluminous blouses in the early seas
"Dudley Do-Right of the Mounties" was a segment on The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show (1969-1970). Dudley is posted at the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Camp under the command of Inspector Fenwick, the father of his love interest, Nell Fenwick. Do-Right's Horse is often portrayed as more intelligent than his bumbling master. Although Dudley is the worst RCMP trooper, he is the only one who can bring in villain Snidely Whiplash. He frequently completes assignments by accident and often avoids danger.
The Phil Silvers Show, originally titled You'll Never Get Rich, is a sitcom which ran on CBS from 1955-1959. The series starred Phil Silvers as Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko of the U. S. Army. The series was set in a sleepy post in Roseville, Kansas, and centered on the soldiers of the Fort Baxter motor pool under Sgt. Bilko who spent most of his time trying to make money through various scams and promotions. It was considered the top television comedy of its time.
The Jack Benny Program (1950-1965). Benny brought his radio show to television (spending many years performing on both at the same time). Accompanied by Eddie Anderson‘s Rochester, pitchman Don Wilson, singer Dennis Day, Sadie Marks as Mary Livingston (Sadie was Jack’s wife and legally changed her name to her character’s), singer and bandleader Phil Harris and Mel Blanc, "the man of a thousand voices". The show is brilliant and Jack, master of the slow burn, is still amazing all these years late
The Red Skelton Show sketches were around one of Red's many characters; "Deadeye", an inept sheriff in the Old West; "San Fernando Red", a shady real estate agent; "Cauliflower McPugg", a punchdrunk boxer, "George Appleby", a hen-pecked husband, "Junior, the Mean Widdle Kid", "Clem Kadiddlehopper", a hick from Tennessee, and "Freddie the Freeloader". Freddie, is regarded as Skelton's signature character; a bum with a heart of gold, who wore clown makeup. Freddie was either speaking or pantomimed
The Red Skelton Show is an American television comedy/variety show that, from 1951 to 1971, was an entertainment staple and an institution to a generation of viewers. In the decade prior to hosting the show, Richard "Red" Skelton had a successful career as a radio and motion pictures star. Although his television series is largely associated with CBS, where it appeared for more than sixteen years, it actually began and ended on NBC.
Annette Funicello one of the first Walt Disney Mouseketeers. As a teenager, she transitioned to a successful career as a singer with the pop singles "O Dio Mio", "First Name Initial", "Tall Paul" and "Pineapple Princess", as well as establishing herself as a film actress, popularizing the successful "Beach Party" genre alongside co-star Frankie Avalon during the mid-1960s.