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Great but Forgotten A look at movies, books, TV, music and other things that deserve to be less obscure.

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Great but Forgotten · 2d ago

New York World’s Fair

(1964-65)Wikipedia EntryI was turning twelve when the 1964 New York World’s Fair came to Flushing. It was a couple of hours away from where I lived and its combination of spectacle and educa...
Great but Forgotten · 1W ago

The Good Place

(2016- )Created by Michael SchurStarring Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper, D'Arcy Carden, Jamella Jamil, Manny JacintoIMDB EntryIt's rare that I talk about a TV show currentl...
Great but Forgotten · 1W ago

In Memory of John Avildsen

Known best for Rocky and The Karate Kid, John Avildsen has a long list of good movies and great performances, guiding several actors to Oscar nominations and giving several household names a...
Great but Forgotten · 1M ago

The Joey Bishop Show (TV)

(1961-69)Starring Joey Bishop, Abby Dalton, Corbett Monica, Joe Besser, Mary TreenIMDB Entry The Rat Pack is back in style and people know all about Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Dav...
Great but Forgotten · 1M ago

Whale Rider

(2002)Directed by Niki CaroWritten by Niki Caro, from a book by Witi IhmaeraStarring Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri ParateneIMDB Entry Like many small countries, New Zealand’s film industry is...
Great but Forgotten · 1M ago

Good Morning, World (TV)

(1967-68)Created by Bill Persky and Sam DenoffStarring: Joby Baer, Ronnie Schell, Julie Parrish, Billy De Wolfe, Goldie HawnIMDB Entry Goldie Hawn rocketed to stardom after appearing on Rowa...
Great but Forgotten · 1M ago

People Will Talk/The Celebrity Game (TV)

(1963,1964, 1965) Created by Merrill Heatter & Bob QuigleyHosted by Dennis James, Carl ReinerIMDB Entry From back the the radio days, there was a specific style of game show, where the game ...
Great but Forgotten · 1M ago

I’m Dickens, He’s Fenster (TV)

(1962-63)Created by Leonard SternStarring John Astin, Marty Ingels, Emmaline Henry, Dave Ketchum, Frank De Vol, Noam PitlikIMDB Entry One of the joys of watching old sitcoms is seeing famili...
Great but Forgotten · 2M ago

Chicken Fat (song)

(1962)Written by Meredith WillsonPerformed by Robert PrestonWikipedia Entry In the late 50s and early 60s, the US was in the middle of the Cold War panic, afraid that the Soviets would bury ...
Great but Forgotten · 2M ago

Comedy Tonight (TV)

(1970)Starring Robert Klein, Madeline Kahn, Peter Boyle, MacIntrye Dixon, Judy Graubart, Marty Barris. Robert Merrill, Jerry LacyIMDB Entry Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In changed TV comedy, cre...