Animated series featuring Jim Backus' Mr. Magoo character in half-hour adaptations of classic stories for children. Praised by both critics and educators, and well-remembered by fans, the program won a prestigious George Foster Peabody award in 1965.
Two young adventurers in a Corvette explore early '60s social problems and changing mores, looking for the right place to settle down while seeking themselves.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
The most powerful man in the universe, He-Man, goes against the evil forces of Skeletor to save the planet Eternia and to protect the secrets of Castle Grayskull.
Comedy legend Bob Denver is back! Created by Sherwood Schwartz, the man responsible for Gilligan's Island, Dusty's Trail is centered around a group of pioneers lost in the untamed frontier after being separated from a wagon train. All of the characters fromGilligan's Island are represented, with Bob Denver as the bumbling Dusty whose bumbling gets them lost! Together with the engineer, the banker and his wife, the saloon girl, the young school teacher and the wagon master (Forrest Tucker, F Troop), the group makes a succession of hilarious attempts at finding their way to California.
The series centers on the detectives of NYPD’s 65th Precinct, but episode plots were often focused more on the criminals and victims portrayed by guest stars. Primary writer Stirling Silliphant nurtured a focus on intelligent drama with elements of comedy and pathos, leading to significant critical acclaim for the series, and leading film and television actors of the time sought out guest-starring roles.
The Colgate Comedy Hour
The Colgate Comedy Hour is an American comedy-musical variety series that aired live on the NBC network from 1950 to 1955. The show stars many notable comedians and entertainers of the era, including Eddie Cantor, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Fred Allen, Donald O'Connor, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, Bob Hope, Jimmy Durante, Ray Bolger, Gordon MacRae, Ben Blue, Robert Paige, Tony Curtis, Burt Lancaster, Broadway dancer Wayne Lamb and Spike Jones and His City Slickers.
Lassie is an American television series that follows the adventures of a collie dog named Lassie and her companions, human and animal.
The Archie Show
The show revolves around 17-year-old Archie Andrews and his teen-age pals from Riverdale High School including: his best friend, food fiend Jughead Jones; wise-cracking Reggie Mantle; beautiful, spoiled-rich brunette Veronica Lodge; and attractive, blonde, girl-next-door tomboy Betty Cooper.
The Lucy Show
The Lucy Show is pure sitcom magic, and it's now on Retro TV! Lucy Carmichael (LUCILLE BALL) is a widowed mother who shares her suburban home with her best friend Vivian Bagley (VIVIAN VANCE) and tries to meet the demands of her blustery boss Mr. Mooney. Cementing her title as TV's Queen of Comedy, this beloved series was developed by Ball as a follow-up to her groundbreaking hit I Love Lucy. Enjoy the wacky antics of America's sweetheart, Lucille Ball, as well as a veritable galaxy of guest stars like George Burns, Carol Burnett, John Wayne, Tennessee Ernie Ford and many, many more in The Lucy Show!
She-Ra: Princess of Power
Princess Adora raises her magic sword and becomes She-Ra, the most powerful woman in the universe, to aid her friends in defeating the Evil Horde so their planet Etheria can be free.
Da Vinci's Inquest
Da Vinci's Inquest stars Nicholas Campbell as Dominic Da Vinci, once an undercover officer for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, now a crusading coroner who seeks justice in the cases he investigates.
The New Zorro
Set in Spanish California, this often-refilmed story chronicles the adventures of Don Diego de la Vega, a young nobleman who lives a double live as El Zorro ('The Fox'), protector of the people of the Pueblo de Los Angeles during the early 1800s. Hiding behind the mannerisms of a bookish fop, Diego keeps his second identity hidden from everyone but his servant, Felipe. Zorro's greatest enemy is always the Alcalde, who personifies the distant Spanish government in Los Angeles.
A squad of supernatural investigators are Earth's only defense against an evil ghost wizard and his minions.
An American cowboy and his superpowered sidekick are assigned to protect the planet of New Texas from invading robots.
Organized crime and the Organized Crime Unit (OCU) work together to achieve the opposing goals of each respective world.
Dr. James Campbell tries to serve his patients in the face of local opposition from the Laird, and after several discouraging political events, as well as some unfortunate events regarding his practice, he desires a chance to start over. His sons, Neil and John, dissatisfied with their current, mundane lives, decide to emigrate from Scotland to Canada on hearing of the opportunity to own land in Canada and persuade him to make the move. Emma, James' daughter, is equally dissatisfied and likes the idea as well.
"Come ride the little train that is rolling down the track to the junction!" The long-running television classic Petticoat Junction was one of the most successful and beloved situation comedies of the 1960s. Created by Paul Henning (The Beverly Hillbillies) Petticoat Junction was set in the folksy farming community of Hooterville. Petticoat Junction centers on Kate Bradley, a widow who runs the charming Shady Rest Hotel with the help of her three beautiful young daughters - Billie Joe, Bobbie Joe and Betty Joe - along with the girls' Uncle Joe. Sam Drucker runs the local general store. Railroad engineers Charlie Pratt and Floyd Smoot operate the Cannonball, a steam engine train that runs through the valley and brings a host of interesting visitors and humorous mishaps to the Shady Rest. "Forget about your cares, it's time to relax at the junction!"
Highway to Heaven
An angel as down-to-earth as he is divine, Jonathan Smith and his sidekick Mark Gordon have only one goal: help others reach higher ground. Backed by The Boss and blessed with otherworldly powers, Jonathan and Mark travel wherever the spirit takes them. From small towns to bustling cities, their journey touches troubles lives from all corners of America, imparting hard-earned wisdom, humor, and whenever necessary, a dash of divinity. Highway to Heaven has captured the hearts of viewers young and old. Catch this breakthrough series full of everyday miracles and remarkable transformations right here, on Retro TV!
The Saint is a modern day Robin Hood of sorts. He steals from rich criminals (gangsters and the like) and keeps the loot for himself. And he usually manages to get the rich criminals put behind bars after he's stolen their goods. Of course, Chief Inspector Claude Eustace Teal regards him as a common thief, regardless of who he steals from, so the Saint must always stay one step ahead of the doggedly persistent Inspector Teal. Fortnately, his wit, charm, and savoir faire make this a fairly easy task, and the series chronicles his various exploits.
Robert Culp and Bill Cosby star as international espionage agents Kelly Robinson and Alexander Scott on highly dangerous missions in this ever-popular, award-winning series. Culp poses as a world-class playboy/tennis player, and Cosby goes undercover as his trainer. Together they travel the world, trading quips and fighting high-level crime with cool bravado and extraordinary savoir-faire. Combining humor with action/intrigue, I Spy was the first adventure TV series to be shot in exotic international locales, establishing a new standard for television dramas.
The Beverly Hillbillies
A nouveau riche hillbilly family moves to Beverly Hills and shakes up the privileged society with their hayseed ways.
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
Long running family saga based largely on the actual actors involved. As the sons age, we go through their teenage dating problems, then marriage and careers.
The Real McCoys
The Real McCoys revolves around the lives of a mountain family who originally hailed from fictional Smokey Corners, West Virginia. The McCoys moved to California and became dirt farmers. The family consisted of Grandpa Amos McCoy (Walter Brennan); his grandson Luke (Richard Crenna), Luke's new bride Kate (Kathleen Nolan), Luke's teenage sister Hassie (Lydia Reed), and his 11-year-old brother, Little Luke (Michael Winkelman).
The Joey Bishop Show
Joey Barnes is the host of a TV talk show originating in New York. Each episode dealt with events in his personal and professional life as a celebrity. Many guest stars appeared on the series playing themselves as guests of Joey's talk show.
The Soupy Sales Show
Improvised and slapstick in nature, The Soupy Sales Show is a rapid-fire stream of comedy sketches, gags, and puns, almost all of which result in receiving a pie in the face. Soupy Sales developed pie-throwing into an art form: straight to the face, on top of the head, a pie to both ears from behind, moving into a stationary pie, and countless other variations.
Cold Squad is a one hour police crime-drama about a team of Vancouver police officers in charge of investigating and solving cases that have been in the "cold" file for a while, cases where the police gave up on them because there were no leads.
Merv Griffin's Crosswords
Contestants answer a series of questions with words that solve a crossword puzzle.
The Adventures of Jim Bowie
Set in the Louisiana Territory around 1830, wealthy planter Jim Bowie encounters many famous people in New Orleans or the backwoods, relying for protection on the knife he supposedly invented after his regular one broke in a fight with a grizzly.
The Adventures of Robin Hood
A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Locksley--Robin Hood--and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil machinations of Prince John while good King Richard was away at the Crusades.
Norm Crosby's The Comedy Shop
Join the Master of Malaprops as he hosts an hilarious sketch comedy show!
Disasters of the Century
Many disaster occurred throughout the 20th century, both natural and caused by humans. While some have been largely forgotten, man should remember and learn from each on of them.
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