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by Vincent Terrace

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ISBN:
0498025772
Author:
Vincent Terrace
Category:
Television
Language:
English
Publisher:
Gazelle Book Services Ltd (May 1982)
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322 pages
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Television historian Terrace’s latest follows the theme of his books on series from the 1950s and ’60s.

Television historian Terrace’s latest follows the theme of his books on series from the 1950s and ’60s. Indeed, for 71 shows that began their runs in the ’70s, cast listings and basic plot overviews are provided, along with a wealth of trivia that stands to stump even the most knowledgeable television aficionados.

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Television Nineteen Seventy to Nineteen Eighty. Select Format: Paperback. ISBN13:9780498025396.

Television of the 1970s reflected the shifting attitudes of the nation, as more shows attempted to represent social .

Television of the 1970s reflected the shifting attitudes of the nation, as more shows attempted to represent social changes across the country. Edgier programs like All in the Family and M A S H pushed the boundaries of popular programming to become standards of quality viewing. At the same time, the small screen began to acknowledge that viewers were open to more diverse programming, resulting in hit shows like Sanford and Son and Good Times

Books will be free of page markings. Vincent Terrace is a television historian for BPOLIN Productions, a film/TV production company.

Books will be free of page markings. He has written more than thirty books, including Television Series of the 1950s: Essential Facts and Quirky Details (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), Television Series of the 1960s: Essential Facts and Quirky Details (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), Television Introductions: Narrated TV Program Openings since 1949 (Scarecrow, 2013), and Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010, 2nd ed.

Television of the 1970s reflected the shifting attitudes of the nation, as more shows attempted to. .This is not a book of opinions or essays about specific television programs but a treasure trove of facts associated with each show

Television of the 1970s reflected the shifting attitudes of the nation, as more shows attempted to represent social changes across the country. This is not a book of opinions or essays about specific television programs but a treasure trove of facts associated with each show. From Oscar Madison's middle name on The Odd Couple to Jim Rockford's license plate number, readers will discover a wealth of fascinating information that, for the most part, cannot be found elsewhere.

1970s UK television featured a mix of traditional and more modern comedy. In non-fiction, several books related to Nixon and the Watergate scandal topped the best-selling lists. Morecambe and Wise, The Benny Hill Show, Are You Being Served? and Dad's Army had their origins in the variety show and radio comedy of the first half of the century. Many popular British situation comedies (sit-coms) were gentle, unchallenging comedies of middle-class life; typical examples were Terry and June and Sykes. 1977 brought many high-profile biographical works of literary figures, such as those of Virginia Woolf, Agatha Christie, and J. R. Tolkien.

Authors: Terrace, Vincent. Number Of Pages: 254. Publication Date: 30 June 2017. From Archie Bunker to John-Boy Walton, this book profiles characters who were featured in some of the most popular television shows of the 1970s. Each entry includes personal details that were revealed during each show's run: names, addresses, maiden names, nicknames, date of births, phone numbers, relatives, and other fascinating details.