‘The Rifleman’ on Summer of #MeTV

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I don’t quite remember how or when I first came across The Rifleman as I wasn’t yet a planned entity when it originally aired.  I did see it during my childhood, however, and vividly remember being charmed by the unique Western with heart at its core.  Those memories were so vivid, in fact, that when I first learned about MeTV The Rifleman was the only show I began to DVR immediately after many years of not having seen it only to learn I did not outgrow its appeal.

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Archie Andrews debuts on radio on May 31, 1943

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If I’m waiting on line in a supermarket and happen to catch a glimpse of an Archies comic book it instantly brings back memories of my childhood.  Along with Elvis records (remember those?), TV Guide and Hollywood magazines whatever money I got my hands on was spent on The Archies.  That’s why I wanted to pay tribute to the day when the Archies gang debuted on radio.  Here’s the story in brief…

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Gracie Allen, Eve Arden and others – Mother’s Day on OTR

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On everyone’s agenda as part of the festivities honoring Mother’s Day should be listening to good, old-fashioned entertainment – on the radio.  In case you have none of that handy, included here is a nice collection to get you started so have fun and share with the entire family – episodes and clips of popular, classic shows – all with Mother’s Day themes.

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