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A Mysterious Don Knotts Double-Feature

Have you heard the Retroist podcast episode on the 1980 comedy film, The Private Eyes, yet? Hopefully it has made you want to seek this movie out and view it. Afterall who wouldn’t want to see Don Knotts and Tim Conway bumbling their way through a spoof of the classic […]

The Story of SNIPETS! (Pronounced “Snippets!”)

In the later life of the Code of Practices for Television Stations, the ethical set of standards set forth for television stations, Kaiser Broadcasting (and later Field Communications, which bought Kaiser in 1977) produced a series of shorts (approximately 30 seconds to one minute in length) called Snipets (pronounced “snippets”).