Pop Culture

9 Actors Who Appeared On 'The Dating Game' Before They Were Famous

The Dating Game was one of the best TV shows to watch when you were younger. For some reason, watching people awkwardly try to impress others was super enjoyable for us. As it turns out, a lot of our favorite actors made their one of their first appearances on the iconic game show! ABCA lot of actors who would go on to star in some of our favorite movies and television shows were guests on the show either early in their careers, or long before they got their big break. Getting your start in Hollywood is a tricky thing, so

70s

The Original Creepy Crawlers Machines Will Make You Wonder How Kids Survived The 60s

Even though we all remember playing with those Creepy Crawler machines when we were kids, they were at one point considered an incredibly dangerous toy! YouTubeThe toy was around long before many of us were born. It was actually released back in 1964 under the name Creepy Crawlers' Thingmaker. Vintage ToysIt came with a little oven that you would use to cook up your chemicals, but the super hot temperature of the oven was only half the problem. EtsyWhile giving your kid an oven that reached 350 degrees is dangerous, it was nothing compared to the chemicals they were breathing

Retro

6 Forgotten Toys That Will Make You Wonder How Anyone Survived Childhood In The 60s

The 60s and 70s were kind of a wild time. There was a lot going on politically, but for those of us who were just kids, we were just concerned with one thing: toys. Nothing else really mattered. Looking back, a lot of the stuff from our childhoods were pretty strange. How many of these things do you recognize? Hypo-Squirt Needle Timm CarneyFor some reason, Hasbro thought it would be fine to make a toy that looked like a big needle. It was actually just a water gun, but it became a complete PR nightmare when the media started to

TV

11 Shows We Made Sure To Plan Our Days Around

Watching TV was the best way to temporarily escape our lives when we were young. There were so many shows to choose from, and each of them took us on crazy adventures full of awesome characters that we loved to watch. The trick was that we always had to make sure we tuned in each week because it wasn't like we could watch it online later! The best shows are still well-loved to this day. Which of these was your favorite when you were growing up? The Twilight ZoneCBSNo show freaked us out more than The Twilight Zone when we

TV

'The Jetsons' Are Returning To TV In A Brand New Series

We first met The Jetsons fifty-five-years-ago when it premiered on ABC. Their futuristic world made us all dream about the potential of flying cars and robot maids.  ABCThe original series took place in 2062, which doesn't sound as far away as it used to. We are apparently only 45 years out from flying cars. I'm not going to hold my breath...ABCThe show followed George Jetson and his family as they dealt with their regular family life in the year 2062.  A lot of the situations they encountered were still familiar to us, they just had cooler cars

Pop Culture

What Went On Behind The Scenes Of "Mary Poppins" Will Leave You Smiling For The Rest Of The Day

Mary Poppins is one of those classic movies that has transcended generations. It doesn't matter that the movie came out all the way back in 1964. Walt Disney PicturesThe movie is just so iconic and fun that kids love it no matter when they were born. They are even making a sequel to it starring Emily Blunt and Lin Manuel-Miranda. Walt Disney PicturesBecause the original is such a classic, it's fun to imagine that Julie Andrews really has a flying umbrella and Dick Van Dyke really did love dancing on roof tops. The truth is, a lot of work went