Kids have always loved television shows and movies featuring monsters. For those fortunate enough to live in New York during the 1970s, there was a particularly cool show called The Hilarious House of Frightenstein. Featuring all the popular creatures of the day (and night), the horror spoof was more funny than frightful, endearing millions of youngsters during its run. … read more
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There isn’t a kid from the 70s that doesn’t remember a kindly old gentleman named Captain Kangaroo. Portrayed by actor Bob Keeshan for three decades, the enormously popular children’s show of his own design was there waiting for us every weekday morning without fail. Looking back, we were all richer from our childhood encounters with Captain Kangaroo.
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If you spent your childhood on Long Island in the 70s, then you surely remember Wonderama, an entertaining kids show that ran for decades on WNEW-TV. Hosted by the affable Bob McAllister, it was hands-down the best thing on television on Sunday mornings and, as such, is fondly remembered to this day by millions of 70s kids. … read more