Ripley’s Believe it Or Not – The TV Series

The original version of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! aired way back in 1949 and was actually hosted by Ripley. He died of a heart attach after only a handful of episodes and the show did not survive for long after that. The the show was revived from 1982 to 1986 on the American ABC television network and i never missed an episodes. It was hosted by push-up enthusiast and character actor Jack Palance throughout its run, while three different co-hosts appeared from season to season, including Holly Palance, Catherine Shirriff, and Marie Osmond.

Here is how the show usually started…


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One thought on “Ripley’s Believe it Or Not – The TV Series

  1. Atari Adventure Square says:

    Great intro.
    I remember it (and its music) more than the show’s content, though.

    Another nifty 80s series due for a DVD release.
    Though I’m more anxious to see In Search Of…
    It was great to see the old intro here a short while back.

    When the first season aired on the History channel it had a new, unnecessarily updated one.

    There oughta be a law…

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