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Jan 18, 2021

Film writer/historian Lee Gambin returns to tell us all about the history of the very special sitcom episode! We count down 5 of the wildest episodes as Lee explains the social and historical history behind these educational, wild, and controversial departures from the typical television sitcom plot. His new two volume...


May 11, 2020

Continuing to put up some old episodes as Rusty contends with a newborn, I came across this episode about Diff'rent Strokes - The Peacemaker and I really like it! Never has a gun at school been treated so casually! Featuring the screen debut of Andrew Dice Clay, this episode is filled with amazing moments and plunges...


Apr 28, 2020

On this episode we visit one of the most classic episodes of The Wonder Years -- "Goodbye"! Yep, this is the one where Kevin's teacher DIES! Lessons will be learned, math will be taught, and Kevin will have at least 3 audience alienating freakouts. We're going to be back with regular Viewmasters soon once Rusty...


Apr 22, 2020

I'd been sitting on this episode for a minute when I heard it was Charlotte Rae's birthday. Wow! You should have seen me scramble out of my seat to honor this amazing day! On this episode Mrs. Garrett teaches the girls about a topic all too relevant today-- fanaticism. Tootie is determined to go to the Jermaine...


Mar 2, 2020

We are coming back at you with the great 2nd season Alf episode "Night Train". Finally one of our sitcom adventures results in a good viewing experience! What makes this visitor from Melmac stand out from the rest of the dreck? Join Ed, Rusty, and Po to find out! And please rate and review or we will eat a cat.