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My brother and I used to say "agony of de feet" (like millions of other kids, lol) and just laugh and laugh...my dad would tell us to "stop that snickering" and of course we'd only laugh harder!



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The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat!

Who could forget the skier flying through the air! We would watch that show just to see that part lol

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqMk-AuTDZE

Here ya go Kiwi!

You know I remember Brian's Song-from the Brian Piccolo Story. So sad.

Wide World of sports was a MUST. Remember the opening scenes when the person on the ski jump was flailing in the air with a broken ankle? Yeeeeouch!
And we got to see it over and over every week-haha. (But that was nothing as kids eating dinner and watch the Nam clips on the news at that same time)

Steelers-definitely ruled...congrats to Steelers fan btw!

Here, in Indiana we love our Basketball-and Booby Knight was definitely King of the Kourt!








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What an interesting thread! Tina, thanks for bringing it back up!



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I remember Howard Cosell. He was a force of nature, really, and didn't hesitate to give his opinion. His personality was part of the sports world. Even if I heard his voice today, I think I would still recognize it.

Wasn't there a song during the 70s about Muhammad Ali....they always said he "floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee"?

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What about all the great Muhammed Ali fights!! My older brothers would watch and so would I. Love Ali & Howard Cosell pre fight interviews!!

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1974 -
Superbowl IX -
Pittsburgh 16 beats Minnesota 6

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This is an old thread that never really got a whole lot of play. I thought I'd try to revive it with all of the new members now. Thanks for sharing your sports highlights. I'm sticking with Steelers info until Sunday. :)

1978 -
Superbowl XIII -
Pittsburgh 35 WINS over Dallas 31

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Wow how did I miss this thread? I love looking back and remembering stuff.

As a boy growing up in the 70s I was a Sports nut. I watched everything that was sports related. Being from Texas I was a huge Dallas Cowboys fan. In the 70s they played in 5 Super Bowls and won 2 of them. Roger Staubach was my hero. As a sidenote I actually teach at the high school where Tom Landry graduated. Our stadium is named after him.

Other sports highlights of the 70s. Some of these were very big news stories and some were just my personal favorites.(In no particualr order).

Mark Spitz wins 7 gold medals at the 1972 Olympics.

Frank Shorter becomes the first American to win the Olympic marathon starting a running craze in the United States.

Sugar Ray Leonard wins a Godl Medal in Boxing in the 1976 Olympics.

Steve Prefontaine dies in a car accident in Oregon in 1975 at the age of 24.

O.J. Simpson of the Buffalo Bills becomes the first running back to rush for over 200o yds in a season.

Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth's home run record in 1974.

Archie Griffin of Ohio St. becomes the first college football player to win 2 Heisman Trophies.

Brian Piccolo died in 1970 and the story was told in thre movie Brian's Song.

Evil Knievel tries to jump over everything with his motorcycle including Snake River Canyon in 1974.

ABC's Wide World of Sports would show every sport imaginable from barrel jumping to cliff diving.

Legendary coach John Wooden won 5 National Championships in the 70s before retiring from UCLA in 1975. During his tenure his teams had a record 88 game winning streak and it is reported that Wooden never earned more than $3500 in a year as a coach.

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Tina, you brought a lot of memories back to me by mentioning the Rams. My parents were real aficionadoes of football in the 1970's and we kids probably saw every Dallas Cowboys vs. Los Angeles Rams game.

I remember Tom Landry, the coach of the Cowboys, who always wore a suit and hat. Quite the elegant guy, with an extremely controlled demeanor. I didn't know that he had passed away in 2000.

This is an article I found about him: www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws
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1979 -
Superbowl XIV -
Pittsburgh 31 beats LA RAMS 19

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That reminded me of the summer some of the cities were rationing water. Odd numbered houses watered their lawn one day - even on the other..





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I don't remember the gas lines but I do remember the pumps wouldn't go past a dollar and you had to really watch the pump because it was doubled. It would say fifty cents but it was really one dollar. We pumped more than we had money for more often than not lol.

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I remember the rationing of gas, specific dates to get gas & THOSE LONG LINES!! I think some had even run out of gas before they got to the pumps emoticon ! I remember the lines would go on for miles & cause traffic problems as most were turning into the gas station...
Sammy Davis Jr. show was one show I remember fondly...Such a simpler time then!! As for Candy Man... Loved the song & I use to sing it to my kids when they were growing up...Still have the 45 as Tina does...Have a console stereo (BIG BUICK) w/ a turntable used to play all of my 45's emoticon up until 5 years ago as the needle broke & am having a booger of a time trying to replace it....

Make it a great day!!!

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I remember the gas lines very well. Mom would never go away some days because we had to conserve gas until our day came up to get more.

We had "The Candy Man" on a 45 when we were young. :)

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does anyone remember the gas lines? you could only buy gas on certain days of the week based on your license plate.

Or The Sammy Davis Jr. Show? "Who can make the sun shine? ... and sprinkle it with love? The candy man can."

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Wow this thread brought back so many memories.
I LOVED Night Gallery.
Patty Hearst may have suffered from Stockholm Syndrome - or she just became sympathetic to their cause.

We had Pong and it came with a shoot gallery game. There was a plastic sheet that you put over the screen of your TV that had a ghost town picture on it with holes cut out. It came with a rifle that had a long cord attaching it to the game box and you would shoot the pong ball as it passed through the windows.



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I was in 11th grade when that happened & I remember seeing pics in mags & on T.V. news of the compound & wondering how on earth people could be that TOTALLY BRAINWASHED....Such a tragic event as many more spun off from that over the many years...So sad...




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Too Funny Tina :)

Yes Jim Jones happened in 1978, he was another creepy one that guy

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When was the whole Jim Jones/Kool-aid thing? Wasn't that around that time frame?

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Maybe we should put a bid on it and make it into an SP fatburning ranch....LOL!!! :)

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I remember watching the original movie too and they guy that played Manson was so good. When he did that stare with his eyes that scared the pants off me!
I saw an article about the ranch recently too and it is just sitting there deteriorating. Nobody has done anything with it since the Manson family lived there.

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I know, I read the book a few times myself. I watched the movie that was out about them too. They redid the movie about 8 years ago or so and it just wasn't the same as the original. I read a quick clip recently that they are looking into "the family" for more murders from that time.

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oooo the Manson family totally creeped me out.
I read the book Helter Skelter several times, good book but man those people are creeeeepy

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1971 Headlines

Apollo XIV Lands On Moon
Charles Manson and His Cult Members Sentenced To Death
Supreme Court Upholds Busing For Desegregation
Prisoners Riot At Attica 10 Hostages and 39 Convicts Die
Joe Frazier Beats Muhammad Ali in 15 Rounds, Each Receive 3.5 Million
Mount Etna Erupts After 43 Years

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I remember watching the POW's coming home and getting off of the plane. I remember feeling so proud that they had survived and was finally home. There wasn't a dry eye in my house that night.

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Yeah he was pretty weird. And wasn't he an alcoholic too? He was his best customer

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I remember Billy Carter being on the Mike Douglas Show,or Dick Cavett, or one of those shows,and Billy was asked a question about his beer recipe,just after being released from jail,and when he replied to the question about where the secret recipe was kept while he was being incarcerated....he just pointed to his head,smiled and said..."under lock and key.."...and with that strange laugh he had,.. soon the audience was in stitches...quite an embarrassment to brother Jimmy, I'm sure....john

the cities have turned into jungles,and corruption is strangling the land,the police force is watching the people,but the people just can't understand.we don't know how to mind our own business,and the whole world wants to be just like us,now we are fighting the war over there,no matter who's the winner we can't pay the cost,theirs a monster on the loose,it's got our heads into a noose,and it just sits there,watching....{John Kay,Steppenwolf }


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LOl at that story John. Speaking of Pres Carter-remember the whole Billy Beer saga?

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Leann, HOW INTERESTING! And how cool!

John, thanks for the laugh, I didn't know that story. lol

Tina, you aren't old, you will never be old, because if you get old that means I'm old too!

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To do is to be ~ Socretes
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OK Karen, now that just makes me feel OLD!!! LOL.

Interesting bit of Jimmy Carter info John. I'm surprised he wasn't at Raystown if he was in that area.

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Today is the 29th Anniversery of the Three Mile Island crisis.

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I remember President Carter came to Spruce creek,in Huntingdon Pa.,on a fishing vacation,and while fishing in a boat,a rabid rabbit swam to, and tried to get in the boat and attack Jimmy Carter.....Then later on I saw a joke about it in a mans magazine,it was captioned...."Rabbid Rabbit Attacks Presidents peanut while on a fishing trip." It had a mocked up photo and all, really funny back in the day..John

the cities have turned into jungles,and corruption is strangling the land,the police force is watching the people,but the people just can't understand.we don't know how to mind our own business,and the whole world wants to be just like us,now we are fighting the war over there,no matter who's the winner we can't pay the cost,theirs a monster on the loose,it's got our heads into a noose,and it just sits there,watching....{John Kay,Steppenwolf }


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My entry below sparked me to call my mom & dad and I got them talking about that wonderful time again too when he worked with the space missions... He loved it...sharp as a tack with all his military memories... good stuff. Nice to hear him get excited about something too

You know...we don't often bring back good old memories or achievements, quickly forgetting how cool our histories are. I like that this site has made me appreciate that and its always good to get the older folks to relive theirs too. Everyone's got history to be proud of.

Yes, I told them too that I'd like to be the one to get those cool NASA treasures, cuz my others sisters aren't as nostaglic and sentimental as I am anyway.



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That's awesome Leann. Have him put that in his will for you!!!! I wasn't quite 3 years old yet when that occured so, unfortunately I don't remember watching it......However, if I were able to choose something to remember from 1969, I'd definitley have to choose WOODSTOCK!!!

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I remember the moon landing too!! Check it out...it was On July 20 (July 21 GMT), 1969:

"American astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the Moon."

MY DAD:

The moon launch occurred when we lived at Hickam AFB in Honolulu, Hawaii... and my dad was a Major in the USAF ...and he was actually assigned as the only USAF representative,(AF rescue/recovery wing), to be present on the Navy's USS HORNET, the aircraft carrier that recovered Apollo 11 in the ocean.

I remember, man it was BIG stuff. He's got the neatest wall dedicated to it, the largest thing being a great big framed picture of all the Apollo 11 astronauts in their space suits with their signatures & a gold engraved plaque with my dads name...

I'm so proud of him!

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Can't say I remember it really. I can picture them standing there singing, but just can't hear the song or get the tune in my head. I'll have to ask my Mom about it later so she can remind me.....lol.

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Tina, I do remember that. And I just remembered that song...I'm not one of those who go around spreading rumors. Really I'm just not the gossiping kind.... Remember that? That is what those twin girls sang.

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Giffer, I went to youtube to look for this song and there are TONS of clips from Hee Haw. You should check some of them out. Remember when they used to do the jokes from the corn field when 2 people would pop up at a time....lol.

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My brother and I were sitting right in front of that TV for the first man on the moon.

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Hee Haw was so cute. What was that song that those twin girls used to sing??

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1970 Emmy Award Winners Drama

Best Drama - The Old Bones: The Senator
Best Actor - Hal Holbrook, The Old Bones: The Senator
Best Actress - Susan Hampshire, Materpice Theater: The First Churchills
Supporting Actor - David Burns, Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Price
Supporting Actress - Margaret Leighton, Hallmark Hall of Fame: Hamlet

1970 Emmy Award Winners, Comedy

Best Comedy - All In The Family
Best Actor - Jack Klugman, The Odd Couple
Best Actress - Jean Stapleton, All In The Family
Supporting Actor - Ed Asner, The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Supporting Actress - Valarie Harper, The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Best Variety - The Flip Wilson Show

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My dad gave me heck for voting for Nixon too...but my mom voted for him...

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I was in the second grade in 1972 and we had a school preliminary voting booth set up in the auditorium where all the kids voted. I remember going home, so proud and telling my Dad that I voted. He asked me for who and I said Nixon and he gave me hell for it....lol. I was in the second grade and didn't know how to say McGovern much less read it!!!!!

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I remember watching the moon landing too...

and hee haw...I actually liked it... emoticon

He's a pickin and I'm a grinning...

What about Laugh in...

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I remember the speech where Nixon resigned. I didn't quite get what impeached meant though.
I HATED Hee Haw, my grandmother used to watch that show religiously yuck!

Yes! I remember the moon landing. We used to watch all the space launches.

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my sister lives in berwick. i go back and visit every 2 yrs or so.

no, mamabear63, no presidential funerals . . . it was much worse . . i was forced to watch HEE HAW!!!

anyone remember when neil armstrong walked on the moon? they put a tv in the cafeteria and we all watched.

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Were any of you forced to watch the presidential funerals...I think there were a record number in the '70s


Nixon resigning...or the impeachment trials

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lol, the Night Gallery episodes that stick in my mind are:

1) The one with the old lady that always sat in her front porch rocker, who died ...and her son buried her in the yard and she grew out of the dirt w/ roots & vines ....last scene was her sitting back in her rocker all covered in soil & vines. Can't remember the actors in that one but it was eerie.

2) The one with William Shatner on an airplane in a huge storm and every time he looked out the window when there was lightning, he could see a gargoyle sitting on the wing of the plane

3) The one where a guy had an earwig go into his ear...and final ending of it was they got the bug out, but that she'd layed eggs in there --- oooookie!

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The Night Gallery that sticks in my mind is the one where the Grandmother dies and her shadow is on the side of a wall and they can't get rid of it no matter what they do. It was sooooo creeepy

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Think it was a Night Gallery... the one with the guy who rinses a spider down the sink, and by the end of the skit - the spider basically FILLS the kitchen in size!

Noooooo, doubt that episode had ANYTHING to do with my development of arachnaphobia!!!!

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I was in Berwick 3 weeks ago antiquing.

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Isn't it Hardees that has the biscuits and gravy that are so delicious? They don't have one here but when I go home to St. Louis I always have that but my favorite place to eat when I get to St. Louis is White Castle!

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That's so funny Lil I did the same thing! Those late night shows, remember Night Gallery and the Outer Limits? Night Gallery used to scare the pants of me!


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I'm from a little town between Berwick and Nanticoke called Shickshinny.

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Back west and in California, Hardies are known as "Carls Jr." -- same company different name, same little Carls Jr. Star on both

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Tina, Love American Style was on later at night, like 10 PM. I remember going downstairs after everyone was asleep... lights off sitting close to the tv with the sound low. Just so I could have quiet time in our busy house! I was a night person and used to watch Love American Style until I'd hear moms footsteps coming downstairs to tell me to go out to bed. lol

You are right Leann, Hardies makes a great burger! And biscuts.. mmmm Of course I would never eat those now (lol) I'm actually glad they closed the one in my town so it's not so close and tempting!

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we have a Hardy's nearby in Parsons... they've got good flame broiled burgers too... but no one beats Mcdonald's fries to me, lol -- they have to be hot too, right out of the fryer, good stuff.

Gloopy cheddar/bacon fries have never appealed to me for some reason ...I bet they're good, but the calories! Nope, can't do it. LOL.

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Leann, up until the other week I still thought McD's had the best fries! NOW, Hardee's has an awesome fries with cheddar and bacon on.....mmmmmmmm!
They are NOT good for the DIET! LOL. I have to keep telling myself that because my son goes to Hardee's all the time lately.

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I do remember 3 mile island...and I remember Carter visiting it...

But I am afraid my visual memory is the Saturday Night Live spoof of it...

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I'm in n/e PA. Where abouts were you from?

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the three mile island "accident" really took me back. I'm from NE PA originally. My cousins lived in Levitown (I think it was), they were evacuated. Scary stuff. I remember Hurricane Agnes also, we got flooded . . i still remember the smell . . gag.

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LOL - you got it Tina.

I loved McDonalds fries & cokes ONLY, their burgers really weren't that good...and when I was 16 I worked for Burger King (one of my very first jobs) and started appreciating the flame broiled burger over Mickie D's blah ones... but don't like their fries. Oh the choice difficulties we face.

Love those old tv lineups ...sitting right in front of the tellie propped up on floor pillows...

Remember the colorful floor/sitting pillows of the 70's??? My mom had a ton and we all used the heck out of em. I don't see people using them now adays. I wish I had a stack ...hmmmmm might have to try to find those.



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What was the lineup? Brady Bunch at 8, Love American Style and then Room 222? Was that the same night? But I didn't like hamburgers from McD's so I only got French Fries and an apple pie. They didn't have much of anything else to choose from back then!

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I got that one!!! Sammy Davis. emoticon

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You got it! "Keep your eye on the Sparrow"...

and who sung it??

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I have a dvd with 3 episodes of Baretta.

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keep your eye on the sparrow

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Without cheating or looking back at another discussion, It is on the tip of my tongue.....Sparrow...? Somebody finish?

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Ok, BARETTA TRIVIA: (it was already mentioned on our other posting):

What was the THEME SONG for Baretta?

**NO CHEATING ON THE INTERNET!

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My sister and I loved Baretta...we had to be extra good to stay up late enough to watch.

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oh my gosh, I remember laugh-in, I still think that was one of the best shows. And does anyone remember the Dean Martin Roasts? They were side splitting!!
I remember piling into the stationwagon on Friday nights, we went to McDonalds for a cheeseburger, small fry and a small coke and we had to make sure we were home in time to see the Brady Bunch at 8 PM!

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My Mom had a huge crush on Robert Blake. I remember Baretta well. We made jokes about the theme song because when he got in trouble the other year he tried to get out of doing the time!

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Friday nights-Patridge Family, Adam 12 and Medical Center
I had forgotten about Mannix too, I remember my parents watcing Mannix all the time
Remember Baretta?"Don't do the crime if you can't do the time"

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Tina, I forgot about half those shows. Thanks for bringing back some nice memories.

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I loved Adam 12 and I completely forgot about it until I read this list myself!

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Great list Tina! Gosh so many shows I really liked! Loved the Mod Squad!

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Top 20 TV Shows of 1970.

1. Marcus Welby M.D.
2. The Flip Wilson Show
3. Here's Lucy
4. Ironside
5. Gunsmoke
6. ABC Movie of the Week
7. Hawaii Five-O
8. Medical Center
9. Bonanza
10. The F.B.I.
11. The Mod Squad
12. Adam 12
13. Rowan and Martin's Laugh In
14. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
15. Mayberry RFD
16. Hee Haw
17. Manix
18. The Men from Shiloh
19. My Three Sons
20. The Doris Day Show

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I loved the movie Kellys Heros. I've always been a bit of a sucker for the military guy bonding thing, well, when it's done with good humor lol. I have to be honest here and own up to the fact that I've never seen One Flew Over The Cukoos Nest. I have been telling myself for years I have to get it and watch it. I think it's in AFI's top 100 movies of all time. Now I have to look and see how many of the top 100 movies were made in the 70's!

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I slept through Three Days of the Condor. Can't really remember much about it...

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I love 3 Days of the Condor!

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I've never seen Rocky Horror.

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Unfortunately I've never seen it in a theater. LOVE the movie though!

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