There’s no denying it: 2016 has been a rough one. The celebrity death-count is on a seemingly non-stop roll. Prince, Alan Thicke, David Bowie, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Leonard Cohen, Pete Burns, Gene Wilder, Anton Yelchin, Joanie “Chyna” Laurer, Muhammad Ali, Harper Lee, Alan Rickman, and most recently George Michael, Carrie Fisher, and Debbie Reynolds. And don’t even get me started on the election where people might as well have been asked to choose between Stalin and Hitler.
Yes, the world is waiting with bated breath for the clock to chime midnight on New Year’s Eve, hopeful that ushering in a new year will somehow put an end to the insanity.
So as we prepare to say goodbye to the horror that was 2016, I want to take a few moments to celebrate the one thing this year was good for: It marked the 50th anniversary of 1966.
1966 was a great year, especially for TV. And 50 years is a true milestone. So wow, where do I even begin? Continue reading