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What are some series that you would watch but they are unavailable anywhere?

Some of these are pretty good! Why don't the owners want to make some more cash on them?

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by Anonymousreply 128January 28, 2022 8:50 AM

Leave it to Beaver is available on Roku.

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by Anonymousreply 1January 17, 2022 4:50 PM

I can't access the article. Could someone post it? Curious...

by Anonymousreply 2January 17, 2022 4:52 PM

Freaks and Geeks is on Pluto, Hulu, Paramount and others.

by Anonymousreply 3January 17, 2022 4:53 PM

Some of these are on Mesothelioma channels which often can be picked up with an antenna.

by Anonymousreply 4January 17, 2022 4:54 PM

Policewoman is on Tubi.

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by Anonymousreply 6January 17, 2022 5:13 PM

Northern Exposure I'd the only one mentioned in the article that I would be curious ti watch again, or try to do.

I'm not a nostalgic person so a lot of old TV series that made an impression in their day don't hold up well. The humor, the style, the writing quality, and almost always it seems the timing fare poorly.

I liked Northern Exposure because it was about finding something in the often too quirky at first glance characters and the plot was just a transparent device to unfold these qualities and flaws of the characters. Each character was very much in his own or it - fitting, I suppose, for Alaska, and any connection or friction between characters only amplified the individuals, the plot was rather beside the point.

by Anonymousreply 7January 17, 2022 5:13 PM

Maude is on Amazon Prime.

by Anonymousreply 8January 17, 2022 5:13 PM

OPs article is from 2019.

by Anonymousreply 9January 17, 2022 5:18 PM

[quote]I can't access the article. Could someone post it? Curious...

I don't know why, (it worked for me) but here you go.

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by Anonymousreply 10January 17, 2022 5:29 PM


by Anonymousreply 11January 17, 2022 5:40 PM

Empty Nest

by Anonymousreply 12January 17, 2022 5:42 PM

I’d love to rewatch Xena.

by Anonymousreply 13January 17, 2022 5:42 PM

2nd for Northern Exposure!

Popular (WB show, only for Leslie Grossman and Delta Burke's guest spots) early FOX shows (Duet, Open House, Tracey Ullman, Herman's Head)

by Anonymousreply 14January 17, 2022 5:47 PM

The original The Killing (Forbryldesen). It’s not available in the US at all. I’ve heard very good things about it & liked the US remake.

by Anonymousreply 15January 17, 2022 5:51 PM


And not a series, but a film - Circle of Friends

by Anonymousreply 16January 17, 2022 5:52 PM

Its an old article. The availability changes. It was posted as suggestion and example. Post any series you'd like to see but can't find.

by Anonymousreply 17January 17, 2022 5:53 PM

r13, Xena is free on Roku and Tubi right now.

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by Anonymousreply 19January 17, 2022 6:48 PM

Sisters-90s NBC show

by Anonymousreply 20January 17, 2022 6:50 PM


YouTube has fragments of some episodes.

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by Anonymousreply 21January 17, 2022 7:02 PM

One of the greatest crime shows ever created, Partners in Crime, starring Lynda Carter and Loni Anderson.

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by Anonymousreply 22January 17, 2022 7:31 PM

Rubicon, Head Case.

Party Down was recently available somewhere, and I was so glad to see it again.

by Anonymousreply 23January 17, 2022 7:36 PM


Since I don't know if many DL denizens are even aware of the show, I'll add some detail: "When their youngest brother comes out as gay, two conservative men support him and help him navigate being openly gay in 1980s Philadelphia."

With Robert Walden, Paul Regina (RIP), Brandon Maggart, and Philip Charles MacKenzie.

You might remember Robert Walden from 'Lou Grant.' Very hunky at the time, as was Paul Regina. Maggart was the original gay bear and is the father of Fiona Apple. Philip Charles MacKenzie is straight but played a great flamer on the show.

Loved it at the time, and I remember it being the only TV show to feature two out characters. It may have been the first ever to feature ANY out gay character, but I'd have to research that.

I'd love to watch it again and see how it held up.

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by Anonymousreply 25January 17, 2022 7:58 PM

China Beach, Moonlighting, Molly Dodd

by Anonymousreply 26January 17, 2022 8:23 PM

^i have the entire Moonlighting series on DVD, it brings back so many happy, nostalgic memories. And Cybill was never more gorgeous.

by Anonymousreply 27January 17, 2022 8:24 PM

The Days and Nights of Mollie Dodd. I have some bootleg DVDs of this series with awful quality. It’s due to the music rights that this series will never see the light of day in any format.

by Anonymousreply 28January 17, 2022 8:32 PM

The entire run of Beulah with all the different Beulahs. And restored, please.

by Anonymousreply 29January 17, 2022 8:40 PM

Square Pegs, The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, December Bride, Pete and Gladys, Superman. I am happy to report that Mary Hartman Mary Hartman and the Pruetts of Southampton are on Youtube.

by Anonymousreply 30January 17, 2022 8:42 PM

R29 Beulah is available. If you have Roku, do a search there and it should find it. I watched one episode not too long ago and could not believe that kind of shit was allowed on TV.

by Anonymousreply 31January 17, 2022 8:44 PM

The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

Is Fame available anywhere?

by Anonymousreply 32January 17, 2022 8:45 PM

The first season of the Anna Nicole Show.

by Anonymousreply 33January 17, 2022 8:46 PM

The 90s/early 2000s version of The Outer Limits. There were some great episodes and the series was on Hulu several years back.

by Anonymousreply 34January 17, 2022 9:14 PM

Murder One

by Anonymousreply 35January 17, 2022 9:18 PM

[quote] The 90s/early 2000s version of The Outer Limits.

This is on Comet.

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by Anonymousreply 36January 17, 2022 9:23 PM

Freddy's Nightmares

Strange Paradise

The Munsters Today

by Anonymousreply 37January 17, 2022 9:23 PM

Another one that's mentioned in OP's older article, The Fugitive, now airs on MeTV.

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by Anonymousreply 39January 17, 2022 9:25 PM

Daria with the original music.

by Anonymousreply 40January 17, 2022 9:28 PM

I'd really like to see Parker Lewis Can't Lose again.

by Anonymousreply 41January 17, 2022 9:28 PM

R31 there is a way to watch old movies and tv shoes that are filled with racism in resistant way, so as to appreciate the positive aspects of the production. This is the way it was done for many decades in media studies, for example. One could watch blackface in entertainment without the need to sensor it complete and ban it.


by Anonymousreply 42January 17, 2022 9:50 PM

TV shoes 🤪.

by Anonymousreply 43January 17, 2022 9:51 PM

R41 Parker Lewis is (or was at least last year) on Pluto or Tubi or Paramount+, I can’t even remember at this point, but I watched several episodes.

R24 Several episodes of “Brothers” are on YouTube

by Anonymousreply 44January 18, 2022 2:05 AM

I ordered bootleg DVDs of "Frank's Place" from a collector — it's the only place they exist. The music rights would have been staggering for a regular DVD release.

Yes, it's as good as they say but too far ahead of its time. One show could be broad comedy, the next dead serious. And a sitcom filmed like a movie with no laugh track was risky business in the 1980s. It likely would have thrived on premium cable a few years later.

The cast is uniformly outstanding. If you get a chance to watch, do so.

by Anonymousreply 45January 18, 2022 2:42 AM

"The Dead Dog Records" arc of the "Wiseguy" series has the same problem regarding music rights. The eight episodes of that Season 2 arc (arguably one of the best storylines of the series) were not included in the 2009 DVD set, because of the music.

by Anonymousreply 46January 18, 2022 3:32 AM

[quote] The original The Killing (Forbryldesen). It’s not available in the US at all. I’ve heard very good things about it & liked the US remake.

It is on Topic, all three seasons.

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by Anonymousreply 47January 18, 2022 3:49 AM

r31, both seasons of Murder One are available on Amazon. $9.99 each season.

I wish someone would stream Homicide: Life on the Street. I imagine music is the issue with this one, too.

by Anonymousreply 48January 18, 2022 3:51 AM

"Private Eye" with Michael Woods and a baby Josh Brolin.

by Anonymousreply 49January 18, 2022 3:59 AM

The Tracey Ullman Show

by Anonymousreply 50January 18, 2022 5:02 AM

Days and Nights of Molly Dodd.

by Anonymousreply 51January 18, 2022 5:09 AM

Is ANTM on anything? I’d love to rewatch some of those early cycles.

by Anonymousreply 52January 18, 2022 8:38 PM

What about TPGZ or CCVBM?

by Anonymousreply 53January 18, 2022 8:43 PM

The original series of "Mira Que TVO" from the Spanish station in the '90s. It was a prank show filmed in Miami and they constantly were having the hunkiest Hispanic men in the most compromising situations. There was one regular segment where they had a guy and his girlfriend switch swimsuits on the beach, so the guys were always in string bikinis. It was just the BEST show, even with my limited Spanish.

by Anonymousreply 54January 18, 2022 10:14 PM

Am I the only person who religiously watched "Legmen" (1984)? It didn't last long, but man, was John Terlesky hot in it! It looks like a few fuzzy episodes are on Youtube, but I'd like to see the whole thing again.

by Anonymousreply 55January 18, 2022 10:17 PM

WKRP in Cincinatti

by Anonymousreply 56January 18, 2022 10:58 PM

The Vampira Show

by Anonymousreply 57January 18, 2022 11:48 PM

Janice Dickinson modeling agency.

by Anonymousreply 58January 18, 2022 11:57 PM

R52. Amazon Prime

by Anonymousreply 59January 19, 2022 12:03 AM

Brideshead Revisited.

by Anonymousreply 60January 19, 2022 12:16 AM

Adventures in Paradise is one I can't find anywhere

by Anonymousreply 61January 19, 2022 12:27 AM

Dr. Kildare

by Anonymousreply 62January 19, 2022 12:31 AM

R39 Sightings was my favorite paranormal/UFO type show. It used to air in my area on Friday nights at 9 pm during the 90s. I had the ritual of watching Unsolved Mysteries at 7 in my area and the tuning into Sightings. Both shows covered some of the same stories, it was interesting to see how show handled the topics.

by Anonymousreply 63January 19, 2022 12:35 AM

Does anyone remember the show Monsters? It scared the shit out of me when I was 8. That and Tales From the Darkside

by Anonymousreply 64January 19, 2022 12:38 AM

I'd also love to see Brothers again, r24, especially the original uncut Showtime episodes. I only ever saw the show when it ran in syndication on a local independent station in the early 1990s. I'm sure they had to cut some content since it was originally a cable show and probably also cut scenes to add commercials. It was an enjoyable show and the reruns were timely as I was just coming out when they were airing. They ran for about a year and then I never saw the show anywhere else again. When LOGO network first started I hoped they would air it.

by Anonymousreply 65January 19, 2022 12:48 AM

Homefront Sisters Knots Landing Police Squad! WKRP In Cincinnati Soap In Search Of .... Cover Up!

by Anonymousreply 66January 19, 2022 12:48 AM

Both have been mentioned, but I’d really love to rewatch Homicide and thirtysomething after all these years.

by Anonymousreply 67January 19, 2022 12:51 AM

There was an early MTV original thriller series called Dead At 21 starring Jack Noseworthy I would love to find. I saw the first episode when it aired but never saw the rest of the series. It only ran 11 episodes and I don't think they've ever been repeated. I'm sure music rights are an issue.

by Anonymousreply 68January 19, 2022 12:53 AM

Scarecrow and Mrs. King

by Anonymousreply 69January 19, 2022 12:56 AM

[quote]I'd also love to see Brothers again, [R24], especially the original uncut Showtime episodes. I only ever saw the show when it ran in syndication on a local independent station in the early 1990s.

I remember a scene in a gay bar ...

Cliff (examining the drinks menu): "I'll have a Joan Collins, hold the cherry."

Bartender queen: "It doesn't come with one."

by Anonymousreply 70January 19, 2022 1:17 AM

Brideshead Revisited has been on DVD forever.

by Anonymousreply 71January 19, 2022 1:25 AM

“240 Robert” - a CHIPS knock-off starring young Mark Harmon and Matthew Perry’s dad.

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by Anonymousreply 72January 19, 2022 1:33 AM


Thank you! I don't know why it never came up in searches. I should have searched YouTube specifically,

by Anonymousreply 73January 19, 2022 1:46 AM

Oh, and glad to see that others have seen and enjoyed 'Brothers'! I suspect that whatever we are able to find will be shaved since it originally did air on Showtime; even in those days cable got away with a lot more. Or especially in those days.

by Anonymousreply 74January 19, 2022 1:51 AM

R52 I believe it's on Pluto.

California Dreams, Hangtime w/Anthony Anderson, C-i-t-y (you can see why) Guys, The Guys Next Door, KIDS Inc, the original Battle of the Planets, Banana Splits, and ALL the other Krofft shit. UGH, I wish there was a channel on TUBI, PLUTO etc. devoted to Sid and Marty Krofft, Knots Landing

by Anonymousreply 75January 19, 2022 11:58 AM

Hot L Baltimore -- can't find it anywhere.

I don't remember the name of it, but the crime series that took place in Vegas starring Dennis Farina with Billy Campbell.

by Anonymousreply 76January 19, 2022 3:02 PM

A while ago I noticed that Frank’s Place was on YouTube. I rewatched the first episode but was afraid to watch more in case it was as good as I remembered. It was the perfect show in my memory.

It was never released on video or DVD as I recall; it didn’t have a lot of music (ie like WRRP) so that was not the hold up.

by Anonymousreply 77January 19, 2022 3:40 PM

[quote]I don't remember the name of it, but the crime series that took place in Vegas starring Dennis Farina with Billy Campbell.

"Crime Story", set in Chicago and Vegas. It's on Tubi.

by Anonymousreply 78January 19, 2022 3:49 PM

That's Life, starring Heather Paige Kent, Deb Mazur, Ellen Burstyn, and Paul Sorvino. Cute show from the early 2000s. Also The Trials of Rosie O'Neill, starring Sharon Gless, from the early 1990s.

by Anonymousreply 79January 19, 2022 3:50 PM

"I Married Joan" -- some folks told me they preferred it to "I Love Lucy" back in the day

SCTV -- Andrea Martin as Edith Prickley in "Prickley Heat", Martin Short, Joe Flaherty, John Candy, Catherine O'Hara, etc.

by Anonymousreply 80January 19, 2022 3:59 PM

That's Life - Robert Morse, E.J. Peaker -- a musical comedy series - I think it only lasted a season

by Anonymousreply 81January 19, 2022 4:00 PM


'The Trials of Rosie O'Neill' is available on Prime Video/IMDB TV. You have to watch IMDB TV with ads. Both seasons. Great show. I don't know why CBS canceled it.

by Anonymousreply 82January 19, 2022 4:06 PM

Boomtown. I can't find it anywhere.

by Anonymousreply 83January 19, 2022 4:18 PM

It wasn’t the same after Pancho died r83

by Anonymousreply 84January 19, 2022 4:28 PM

California Fever

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by Anonymousreply 85January 19, 2022 4:29 PM

Thanks, r82

by Anonymousreply 86January 19, 2022 4:30 PM

R80 Roku has several streaming channels that show I Married Joan.

by Anonymousreply 87January 19, 2022 5:00 PM

The Shield --- great story arcs.

by Anonymousreply 88January 19, 2022 10:15 PM

James At 15

by Anonymousreply 89January 19, 2022 10:23 PM

[quote]The Shield --- great story arcs.

That episode where Vic burns Danny Pino's face on an electric stove belongs in the "episodes that have always haunted me" thread.

by Anonymousreply 90January 19, 2022 11:02 PM

R88 The Shield is on Hulu.

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by Anonymousreply 91January 20, 2022 1:42 AM

Shannon's Deal, the Lazarus Man, American Gothic (the Gary Cole one) as well as the aforementioned Homicide. It was a pity Robert Urich was too ill to go one with the Lazarus Man, but that was a good setup for a mystery/crime/maybe espionage series.

by Anonymousreply 92January 20, 2022 1:51 AM

Herman’s Head, I married Dora, Savannah, Models Inc, Twilight Zone (the series from the 80’s), Out of this World, the adventures of Pete & Pete, Paper Dolls, Byrds of Paradise, Tribes

by Anonymousreply 93January 22, 2022 1:38 AM

Tenko was really good.

by Anonymousreply 94January 22, 2022 1:42 AM

The 80s Twilight Zone is on DVD

by Anonymousreply 95January 22, 2022 2:16 AM

R93 A user named "John Doe" has a youtube channel that includes a Playlist of all 34 episodes of Savannah. (The resolution isn't too bad.)

Here's a link to the premiere double episode. (DL wouldn't take a link to the playlist, but you find that on his channel.)

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by Anonymousreply 96January 22, 2022 3:46 AM

Brideshead Revisited is on Britbox.

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by Anonymousreply 97January 22, 2022 3:49 AM

Tales from the Crypt. HBO must not own the rights because this show was fairly popular (as far as '90s premium cable goes) and spawned two movies.

Linc's on Showtime with Pam Grier and Golden Brooks (Maya on Girlfriends) was a fun update of Frank's Place. Rude Awakening with Sherliyn Fenn premiered at around the same time, based on the messy alcoholic life of Claudia Lonow (Diana on Knots Landing). It was very hit or miss but Lynn Redgrave was funny and Jonathan Penner was hot. I'd really like to see Beggars & Choosers again, showbiz satire with daddy Tuc Watkins.

by Anonymousreply 98January 22, 2022 1:23 PM

[quote] Hot L Baltimore -- can't find it anywhere.

I’d like to see that as well.

by Anonymousreply 99January 22, 2022 1:53 PM

Marble head manor, The Charmings, Sirens (1994), Dead at 21, Drexel’s Class, Camp Wilder, Living Dolls, True Colors, Key West

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by Anonymousreply 100January 23, 2022 3:39 AM

I loved True Colors

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by Anonymousreply 101January 23, 2022 3:42 AM

Dead at 21 on mtv was great

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by Anonymousreply 102January 23, 2022 3:43 AM

I loved True Colors

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by Anonymousreply 103January 23, 2022 3:44 AM

The Charmings!

by Anonymousreply 104January 23, 2022 3:46 AM

The Charmings

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by Anonymousreply 105January 23, 2022 3:47 AM

Camp Runamuck

by Anonymousreply 106January 23, 2022 4:03 AM

The New Adventures of Beans Baxter

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by Anonymousreply 107January 23, 2022 4:08 AM

Boys will be Boys starting Matthew Perry (Which was revamped from the earlier show Second Chance)

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by Anonymousreply 108January 23, 2022 4:13 AM

Second chance (later revamped to Boys will be Boys)

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by Anonymousreply 110January 23, 2022 4:15 AM

Here Come the Brides

Nanny and the Professor

by Anonymousreply 111January 23, 2022 4:30 AM

Can someone help me find "Maybe It's Me". Thanks

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by Anonymousreply 112January 23, 2022 5:28 AM

R90 Yeah BUT Danny Pino in underwear is STUNNING. I remember freeze-framing that shit.

by Anonymousreply 113January 23, 2022 9:29 AM

Hey R97, do you like Britbox? I'm thinking about getting it.

by Anonymousreply 114January 23, 2022 9:31 AM

The late 90s/early 00s Lifetime show Any Day Now.

by Anonymousreply 115January 25, 2022 2:10 PM

I downloaded Northern Exposure on Piratebay a few years. It was fun watching it again.

by Anonymousreply 116January 25, 2022 2:23 PM

December Bride

Bachelor Father

Seasons 4-6 of Petticoat Junction

What's Happening Now?

by Anonymousreply 117January 25, 2022 2:30 PM

Also yes R22 Partners in Crime, which would have us believe Lynda as a photographer and Loni as a musician, and also that they could solve mysteries on the regular when in actuality the mystery of 2+2 would've probably been a challenge. It was two aging leading ladies in a Charlies Angels minus one format. And the mysteries were even dumber (don't forget Charlie's Angels almost always showed us the guilty party toward the top of the episode--it was a show about pursuit and collecting evidence, not solving whodunit type mysteries).

Carter is styled like a femme Linda Dano pretty much throughout. Eileen Heckart, who could out-act both ladies without even getting out of her chair, is the Bosley-esque older character. It's odd to see her in a scene with actors who can barely make you believe they're reading a newspaper or that someone is on the other end of the phone.

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by Anonymousreply 118January 25, 2022 2:49 PM

Thirtysomething was on Hulu briefly a few years ago and then disappeared. I would also love to see Once and Again.

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by Anonymousreply 119January 25, 2022 2:56 PM

R117 Bachelor Father is airing on Antenna TV. I see it on my cable guide weekday mornings at 8AM Pacific (two episodes), so it's probably 11AM Eastern. They also run two episodes at midnight (or 3AM) Sundays.

by Anonymousreply 120January 25, 2022 6:09 PM

The Sela Ward Programmes, Sisters and Once and Again.

She won Emmys for both of them.

by Anonymousreply 121January 25, 2022 6:25 PM

I remembered this one after perusing the Anne Archer thread. Martin Hewitt was so hot and I remember a scene with a young James Spader jogging in sweat pants that made an impression on 15 year old me!

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by Anonymousreply 122January 25, 2022 10:30 PM

With most of these shows just watching the opening credits would be enough.

by Anonymousreply 123January 26, 2022 12:44 AM

[quote] California Dreams, Hangtime w/Anthony Anderson, C-i-t-y (you can see why) Guys

I remember those shows on TNBC. They have mostly been forgotten about because they never reached Saved by the Bell status in pop culture.

Freeform back it was known as ABC Family aired reruns of Hang Time in the early 2000s. City Guys was briefly rerun on another cable channel, it wasn't ABC Family. I can't think of which channel it was.

I'm kind of surprised none of these shows have even turned up on free streaming services like Crackle, Pluto TV, or Tubi.

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by Anonymousreply 124January 26, 2022 2:02 PM

R124 OR fucking Peacock, for God's sake.

by Anonymousreply 125January 27, 2022 10:19 AM

R60 R71 R97 You can also stream "Brideshead Revisted" free at Crackle.

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by Anonymousreply 126January 27, 2022 6:38 PM

"Just the Ten of Us" is one I look for periodically and can never find. I got sick of waiting for "Sisters" to stream somewhere and purchased the Shout Factory DVDs.

by Anonymousreply 127January 27, 2022 6:45 PM

Life goes on

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