The Monkees at 50: How a TV Show Revolutionized Automotive Marketing

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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 […]

“CHiPs” WRECKS: Road Rage In A Red Pickup

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Update: Veteran actor Marvin Kaplan died Wednesday of natural causes, he was 89. Here’s a look at the “CHiPs” episode in which he guest-starred. He drove a mean truck! Sometimes people get cranky and yell at other drivers. In the world of TV’s “CHiPs”, one guy goes beyond that with a road rage rampage in his […]