The cars detectives drove on TV get all the attention, like Thomas Magnum’s Ferrari, Rick Simon’s Dodge Power Wagon or even Enos Strate’s beat-up Chevelle on the spinoff from The Dukes of Hazzard. But what about the stalwart police cruisers from the TV shows of the 1970s and 1980s? Where’s the love for the black-and-white? Here’s […]
The Dukes of Hazzard wasn’t highbrow television programming, but it was a hit show in its day and a heck of a lot of fun to watch. Bo and Luke Duke were good at getting into scrapes that could only be survived by outrunning the police in a chase. Every one culminated in ridiculous jumps […]
When Boston teams win championships, Tony Cerulle and his team at Boston Duck Tours spring into action, even when the trucks are hibernating for the winter.
The Greatest Generation marks time by V-J and V-E Day. Baby Boomers by the first time they saw the Beatles on Ed Sullivan. For Gen X’ers, it’s the first time they heard the opening chords of Waylon Jennings’ guitar on the first episode of The Dukes of Hazzard, which first aired on CBS 37 years […]
The old Top Gear trio is a big hit on their new show. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May successfully migrated their old schtick to The Grand Tour and fans are loving every minute. They moved on from Top Gear, but the old show still exists and there’s a new trailer for the upcoming […]
Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May have moved on from the show that made them all famous. They didn’t really have a choice about moving on, what with Clarkson punching a coworker and the BBC showing him the door. The trio decided to stick together and their new show is […]
Thanksgiving really gets short shrift these days with Christmas sales starting around Labor Day. But since 1973, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving has been a staple in our house. SPOILER ALERT: In the final moments, Charlie Brown and his pals pile into the wayback of his unseen parents’ station wagon. It’s how you got to your […]
The top-of-the-line Mercedes-Benz S-Class traces its lineage to the W108 platform, and this 1966 250C is a gorgeous and quaintly basic example of the breed.
On September 12, 1966, NBC launched an all-new television sitcom — The Monkees — a hastily concocted rip-off of the surprise smash Hard Day’s Night, which documented the antics of the Beatles as they prepared for an Ed Sullivan-like television appearance. Since kids loved cars as much as they loved music, the show’s production included […]