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50 Years Ago: ‘All in the Family’ Changes Television Forever
Series shifted cultural landscape with its comedic accomplishments, as well as its willingness to tackle divisive social issues.
Those Were the Days: 10 Classic ‘All in the Family’ Episodes
Highlights from the groundbreaking TV sitcom include guest stars, confrontations and poignant moments.
Flashback to the ’80s: ‘I’m Not a Doctor, But I Play One On TV’
The ad campaign, which debuted in 1984, has a long and fascinating history.
50 Years Ago: The Last Cigarette Ad Appears on Television
The end of televised cigarette ads changed everything from the entertainment industry to advertising itself.
Why ‘Predator 2′ Was Better Than You Remember
The sequel to the 1987 hit serves up its own explosion-filed dish of glorious action.
How ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ Wasted Sean Connery’s James Bond Return
Sean Connery's last early Bond film is a menagerie of strangeness.
Why James Bond Fans Either Love or Hate ‘The World Is Not Enough’
The Pierce Brosnan Bond rides the line between inspired and absurd.
How the James Bond Franchise Wobbled With ‘You Only Live Twice’
The presence of Sean Connery helped steady a movie in a franchise that was threatening to lose its way.
50 Years Ago: ‘Doonesbury’ Adds Political Satire to Daily Comics
Gary Trudeau's strip paved new ground for political commentary.
How ‘Dr. No’ Launched James Bond and Changed Moviegoing Forever
Sean Connery's 007 helped set the template for future action movies.
How ‘Smokey and the Bandit II’ Tackled Its Star’s Fading Career
Sequel was a self-aware meta-commentary on Burt Reynolds' time as a leading man coming to an end.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Blends Sexuality and Rock
Richard O'Brien's musical has mounted the longest continual run in film history.