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Bea Arthur

Abortion On A Sitcom? Bea Arthur's Dilemma On 'Maude'

November 22, 2020

In November 1972, the Bea Arthur sitcom Maude took on the topic of abortion, which was as much a hot-button issue then as now. The two-part story "Maude's Dilemma...

The Star Wars Holiday Special: A Bizarre Drug-Trip Spac...

November 17, 2019

The galaxy far, far away was a gold mine after the success of Star Wars: Episode IV in 1977. Why not a holiday special? That somewhat reasonable thinking is ...