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Variety Shows

The Richard Pryor Show, 1977: Four Episodes, Goodbye

September 14, 2020

The Richard Pryor Show on NBC is as unlikely as it sounds -- how could a network give the most outrageous standup comedian in the business his own comedy show in p...

Shields and Yarnell: Robot Mime Comedy At Its Finest

September 10, 2020

Shields and Yarnell -- the robot-imitating mime team of Robert Shields and Lorene Yarnell -- pushed the boundaries of entertainment during the 1970s when goofy ske...

Donny And Marie: '70s TV's Country And Rock 'n Roll Sib...

September 30, 2018

Left: Marie and Donny Osmond performing circa 1980. Source: (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns). Right: Advertisement for Donny and Marie dolls by Mattel. Source:...