The TV Museum
About This Show
A semi-monthly podcast revisiting classic television, one series at a time. Hosts Hannah and Jeffrey are your intrepid and informed tour guides through TV's back catalog as they take a fresh look at shows which have been off the air for at least 15 years and are available on a major streaming service.
Most Recent Episode
Exhibit 22: THE ROCKFORD FILES
Travel back with us to a time when men were men, the beach parking scene was laid back, and the cars were brown....1970s Los Angeles, where $200 a day (plus expenses) could get you the best private eye in town. Tune in as we assess the Rockford Files, a stalwart of syndication with a loyal following. Listen carefully and you'll learn ingenious tricks to avoid paying royalties, star James Garner's unfortunate birth name, and who had a battle of words with good ol' Newt Minow! Extra! Extra! Read more on Rockford and check out trivia from the exhibit: Garner: Why Steve McQueen Was Like My Brother The AV Club looks at "Sleight of Hand" Instrumentals That Cracked the Billboard Top 20 Off the Minnesota Strip promo
Rated 5 out of
Love the concept, love the show
It's so much fun to revisit old shows through the perspective of the present, and the hosts do a great job of presenting relevant and interesting information about the shows and the people who made them.
Date published: 2016-03-18
Rated 4 out of
This husband-and-wife duo's re-examination of older TV shows through a modern lens is fun, even if you don't always agree with them.
Date published: 2016-06-07