WKRP was from the MTM company. Even though the later shows were from Paramount I always did feel that there was similar sensibility to them; a "lineage" as you say that carried through from Mary Tyler Moore, The Bob Newhart Show and others.
Right thing? At the time there was great deal of excitement and mystery generated by the prospect of his return and I was eager to learn the explanation. In retrospect I do tend to believe that he should have stayed dead, but a more practical solution would at least have been less detrimental.
The Duke Wore Jeans
1958 musical starring Tommy Steele.
Sort of a mashup between The Prince and the Pauper and Cinderella with some rather ponderous songs co-written by Lionel Bart.
The only other cast member I recognised was Alan Wheatley - the sheriff in the Robin Hood TV series - and there's...
This is something I've been wishing for for years.
I'm not sure why it's called Love Letters. It's a compilation of all the Lennon-McCartney songs that The Beatles gave away to other artists.
Some of them I already had on separate Cilla Black and Peter & Gordon best-ofs, others I knew from...
I agree with you to that extent but it would not have been necessary to (again) retcon Charlie's paternity. Also, yo-yoing back to Jenna might have made her feel like a consolation prize - but then I guess she was always that, and for Ray, too.
That may have been the single most ridiculous thing in the entire season. It was always obvious that the voting rights were worthless without the shares themselves. It was a nice surprise seeing Dusty again, but the outcome of the vote could be seen coming a mile off.