4. The Summer of Love (Part I)


In this episode of the TV Room: The Jefferson Airplane visit American Bandstand… The Beatles turn on… San Francisco talent + L.A. marketing = Monterey Pop… Rolling Stone turns pro…Bewitched goes hippie… And the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour boldly goes…

ROCKFORD FILES: “This Case Is Closed” S1 E6


A plane touches down at LAX. Moments later, Jim Rockford is striding through the terminal with cagy purpose and the feigned nonchalance of a man who knows he’s being watched. Rockford finds a payphone and reports to his client, a Mr. Warner Jameson. Rockford informs Jameson that something “a little weird” happened back in Newark, and that Jim will fill him in later. But first he has to go home, shower and change. It’s pretty obvious from Jimbo’s body language that whatever happened in Jersey has left him feeling uneasy and unclean.

Match Game 74, Episode 165


In the same way that Mad Men opened a door into the lives of 1950s squares and turned them into more interesting and fully-realized characters, Match Game gives us an unscripted glimpse into what was really going on behind the big hair and wide collars of 1974.