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TV Living Rooms That We Grew Up In

0 SIGNAL VHF * TV* Living Rooms UHF STAND BY/ cooTESET Rour VOLUME THAT WE GREW UP IN *I LOVE LUCY ★ CAST-CHARACTERS * NOTABLE AWARDS • 4 Primetime Emmys, 3 TV Lucille Ball > Lucy Ricardo Desi Arnaz > Ricky Ricardo Vivian Vance > Ethel Mertz Willam Frawley > Fred Mertz Land Awards RANDOM FACTS • I Love Lucy was one of the first TV shows filmed in Hollywood. 1951-1957 • Desi Arnaz invented the rerun during the pregnancy episodes of this series by re-airing some episodes from the first season to give Lucy some rest. * ALL IN THE FAMILY * CAST-CHARACTERS * NOTABLE AWARDS Carroll O'connor > Archie Bunker Jean Stapelton > Edith Bunker Rob Relner > Micheal Stivic Sally Struthers > Gloria Stivic Danielle Bisebolis > Stephanie Mills • 8 Golden Globes, Directors Guild of America, Humanitas Prize, 7 Primetime Emmy Awards RANDOM FACTS 1971-1979 • The first toilet flush in prime time television was heard on this show. • The series producer, Norman Lear, wanted the show to be shot in black and white. but CBS refused to allow it. THREE'S COMPANY CAST-CHARACTERS NOTABLE AWARDS John Ritter > Jack Tripper Joyce DeWitt > Janet Wood suzanne Somers > Chrissy Snow Richard Kline > Larry Dallas Don Knotts > Ralph Furley 2 Gold Globes, 2 People's Choice Awards, a Primetime Emmy Priscilla Barnes > Terri Alden RANDOM FACTS • Three different addresses were given for the apartment throughout the season. • Billy Crystal auditioned for the role of Jack Tripper. 1976-1984 * THE COSBY SHOW CAST-CHARACTERS * NOTABLE AWARDS Bill Cosby > Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable Phyllcia Rashad > Clair Hanks Huxtable Malcolm-Jamal Warner > Theodore'Theo' Huxtable • 3 Golden Globes, The Directors Guild of America, Family Television Award, 4 Kids; Choice Awards, 7 People's Choice Awards, 2 Prime- time Emmys Keshla Knight Pulliam > Rody Huxtable Tempestt Bledsoe > Vanessa Hextable LisaBonet > Denise Huxtable Sabrina Le Beauf > Sondra Huxtable Tibideaux E RANDOM FACTS • The character of Sondra, the Huxtables' oldest daughter, was an after thought. Whitney Houston tried out for this role and was not cast in it. 1984-1992 • Rudy was originally going to be a son, however when no suitable boy for the role was found, girls were allowed to audition. * THE BRADY BUNCH * CAST-CHARACTERS Robert Reed > Mike Brady Florence Henderson > Carol Brady Barry Willams > Greg Brady Maureen McCormick > Marcia Brady Christopher Knight > Peter Brady Eve Plumb > Jan Brady Mike Lookinland > Bobby Brady Susan Olsen > Cindy Brady Ann B. Davis > Alice Nelson 1985-1992 RANDOM FACTS • The series was created by Sherwood Schwartz, the man who created Gilligan's Island. * NOTABLE AWARDS • Another sitcom, an animated series, a variety show, television movies, a dramatic series, a stage play, and books have been based on the original Brady Bunch. Pop Culture Award * THE GOLDEN GIRLS * CAST-CHARACTERS Bea Arthur > Dorothy Petrillo Zbornak Betty White > Rose Nylund Rue McClanahan > Blanche Devereaux Estelle Getty > Sophia Petrillo * NOTABLE AWARDS • Won 4 Golden Globes, 3 American Comedy Awards, a People's Choice Award, 4 Primetime Emmys 1985-1992 RANDOM FACTS • Estelle Getty (Sophia) is 2 years, 2months and 12 days younger than Bea Arthur (Dorthy), even though Sophia is Dorothy's mother in the show. • The girls consumed over 100 cheesecakes during the show's 7 year run. In reality, Bea Arthur hated cheesecake. FULL HOUSE ★ CAST-CHARACTERS * NOTABLE AWARDS John Stamos > Kesse Katsopolis Dave Couller > Joey Gladstone Bob Saget > Danny Tanner Candace Cameron Bure > D.J. Tanner Mary-Kate Olsen > Michelle Tanner Ashely Olsen > Michelle Tanner Lori Loughlin > Becky Katsopolis Andrea Barber > Kimmy Gibbler • 4 ASCAP Film and Televi- sion Music Awards, 4 BMI Film & TV Awards, Kid's Choice Awards, TV Land Awards RANDOM FACTS 1987-1995 • Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashely Olsen were chosen to play Michelle because they were the only twin babies that didn't cry at the audition. • The mannequin in the alcove in Joey's room always wears the exact shirt as Joey in the first season. ROSEANNE CAST-CHARACTERS * NOTABLE AWARDS Roseanne Barr > Roseanne Conner John Goodman > Dan Conner Laurie Metcalf > Jackie Harris Sara Gilbert > Darlene Conner Healy Sarah Chalke > Rebecca "Becky" Conner Healy Lucky Goranson > Rebecca "Becky" Conner Healy • 3 Golden Globes, ASCAP Awards, American Comedy Awards RANDOM FACTS • The address of the Conner family is 714 Delaware St. The actual house used for the exterior is located at 619 S. Runnymeade St. in Evansville, Indiana. 1988-1997 • The show's original title was "Life and Stuff." FAMILY MATTERS CAST-CHARACTERS * NOTABLE AWARDS Reginald VelJohnson > Carl Otis Winslow Kelle Shanygne Williams > Laura Lee Winslow Darius McCrary > Edward 'Eddie' James Arthur Winslow Jaleel White > Steven Quincy Urkel JoMarie Payton > Harriette Winslow • 2 BMI Film & TV Awards, 3 Image Awards RANDOM FACTS • The character of Steve Urkel was only supposed to appear once, howeer, the audience's response was so overwhelmingly positive that the producers decided to make Urkel a regular character. 1989-1998 • Jaleel White played eigh characters during the series from his cousins to his alter egos. THE SIMPSONS * CAST-CHARACTERS * NOTABLE AWARDS Dan Castellaneta > Homer Simpson Julie Kavner > Marge Simpson Nancy Cartwright > Bart Simpson Yeardley Smith > Lisa Simpson 1 Golden Globe, 1 American Comedy Award, 5 People's Choice Awards. 15 Primetime Emmy Awards RANDOM FACTS • It is the longest running prime-time comedy series in US TV history. 1989 - Present • Nancy Cartwright, voice of Bart, first tried out for Lisa's voice. * SEINFELD ★ CAST-CHARACTERS * NOTABLE AWARDS Jerry Seinfeld > Jerry Seinfeld Julla Louis-Dreyfus > Elaine Benes Michael Richards > Kramer Jason Alexander > George Costanza • 3 Golden Globes, 3 Directors Guild of America Awards, 6 American Comedy Awards, 4 People's Choice Awards RANDOM FACTS 1990-1998 • The original script, 'Stand Up," was supposed to be 90 minute mockumentary to air in place of Saturday Night Life for one night however NBC Iiked the script so much that they decided to develop it into a pilot instead. • The Soup Nazi is based on the actual owner of a take-out soup business in Manhattan on West 55th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue. FRIENDS CAST-CHARACTERS * NOTABLE AWARDS Jennifer Aniston > Rachel Green Courteney Cox > Monica Gellar-Bing Lisa Kudrow > Phoebe Buffay-Hannigan Matt LeBlanc > Joey Tribbiani Mathew Perry > Chandler Bing David Schwimmer > Ross Geller • 1 Golden Globe, 10 ASCAP Awards, American Comedy Award RANDOM FACTS • Courteney Cox was originally asked to play Rachel, but asked to play Monica instead after reading the part. 1994-2004 • Other titles considered for the show were "Friends Like Us", "Six of One", "Across the Hall" and "Insomnia Café." MyCustomRug SOURCES > /

TV Living Rooms That We Grew Up In

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What was your favorite show growing up? Many of us spent countless hours in the living rooms of our favorite TV shows. Here is a collection of some of the favorites.


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