TV Shows

These are TV shows that will probably not be available abroad or on tablets and such, These are imports from Hulu and some other sites that either require a flash player or a US location.

See also the classic movie section with the collection of early television commercial free from Retrovision,

Sci-Fi

Space 1999 (1975-77)

Space: 1999 is a British and Italian science-fiction television program that ran for two seasons from 1975 to 1977. In the opening episode, set in the year 1999, nuclear waste stored on the Moon’s far side explodes, knocking the Moon out of orbit and sending it, as well as the 311 inhabitants of Moonbase Alpha, hurtling uncontrollably into space. Space: 1999 was the last production by the partnership of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and was the most expensive series produced for British television up to that time.

Comedy

Dusty’s Trail (1973)

Dusty’s Trail is an American Western/comedy series that aired in syndication from September 1973 to March 1974 starring Bob Denver and Forrest Tucker. The series is a western-themed reworking of Denver’s previous (and more well known) series Gilligan’s Island. If you like Gilligan’s Island, you should get along with Dusty’s Trail.

Comedy

George Burns Show (1958)

Here’s a Christmas show from 1958, after Gracie Allen had retired for health reasons. This was nearly the last show, because the show just didn’t fly without Gracie.

Sci-Fi

Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)

What is that horrible smell? It’s the Star Wars Holiday Special from 1978. This sucks so bad, it makes Christmas trees fall over. It will get the last olive out of a jar and unclog a drain.

Classic TV

Merry Christmas Mr. Bean (1992)

“Merry Christmas, Mr. Bean” is the seventh episode of the British television series Mr. Bean, produced by Tiger Television for Thames Television. It was first broadcast as a Christmas special on ITV on Tuesday 29 December 1992.