Mr. Bill got its start when Walter Williams sent SNL a Super-8 reel featuring the character in response to the show’s request for home movies during the first season. Mr. Bill’s first appearance occurred on the February 28, 1976 episode. Williams became a full-time writer for the show in 1978, writing more than 20 skits based on Mr.Bill.
Ben Cartwright has to face the ambition of a silver baron and a neighbors son while fighting Texas fever in the cattle on the Ponderosa.
I remember films like this. Of course, being a little younger than this film, the scare was more hydrogen bombs. My grade school years were in the shadow of the Cuban missile crisis. By that time, thermonuclear weapons made the idea of Duck and Cover kind of silly.
A socialite hires a derelict to be her family’s butler, only to fall in love with him, much to his dismay. The film stars William Powell and Carole Lombard.
Short on cash and unwilling to give up their posh lifestyle, three washed-up Hollywood leading men (Rod Steiger, Burt Reynolds and Tom Berenger) concoct a plan that has them intercepting a mobster’s plot to steal a load of cash from a Las Vegas casino. Enlisting the help of a young director (Jacqueline Kim), the would-be criminals figure they have it made … but things don’t go quite as planned! Rated R
This is sort of a Cain and Abel story about a rancher (Burt Lancaster) that takes in an orphaned boy. His real son gets jealous and tries to get his adopted brother in trouble, so that he can get the whole ranch.
Father John (Lee Van Cleef) turns vigilante and hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam Clayton (Jack Palance) who kill the local priest.