90s

6 Facts About 'Rolie Polie Olie' Other Than He's Small And Smart And Round

I don't think I'm alone when I say one of my first memories of watching television included the children's show Rolie Polie Olie. I remember being in awe of the family-friendly robots and their zany activities. It offered a world I otherwise would have never imagined, and delivered life lessons I still remember to this day. To celebrate this awesome series, here are six facts that'll make you wish you could travel back in time and watch this show with fresh eyes again!1. Rolie Polie Olie was one of the first completely CGI television cartoons for preschoolersThis helped the

Retro

These 6 Facts About Sesame Street Are Brought To You By The Letters "WTF"

We all remember watching episodes of this growing up as children, and they taught us many important life lessons from sharing to accepting others for being different. Since every scene had a story and a moral, you had to pay attention to what was going on. But even if you watched rerun after rerun of their adventures, you probably didn't know these crazy facts about the colorful gang we all grew up with.Oscar the Grouch used to be orange!Grouches Wiki"Most of [my] family was orange. But I had a lovely vacation in Swamp Mushy Muddy resort. It

90s

Tinky Winky Actor From 'Teletubbies' Froze To Death Alone After His Birthday

More tragic news form the family of the actor of beloved children's show, The Teletubbies, as the circumstances of his death were revealed. Simon Shelton Barnes, who famously played one of the four colorful characters on the hit children's TV show, was recently found dead in suspicious circumstances early this week. Barnes was notable for playing Tinky Winky, the purple Teletubby that so many kids grew up watching. Daily MailHis family were devastated when they found out about his passing, especially since he had turned 52-years-old only 4 days earlier. The father of three received an outpouring of tributes, from

80s

7 Good Ol' Reasons 'The Dukes of Hazzard' Might Be Crazy, But Sure Ain't Dumb

It may be one of the most iconic TV shows ever produced that focused on the lives of southern rednecks who loved to do nothing but get up to trouble and drive fast!The show is still incredible to watch today, and the more I found out about this free-flying, wheel-turning series, the more I wanted to slide over the hood of a souped-up car and give that sheriff a run for his money![Note: But I wouldn't because that is highly unsafe.]Instead, I just dug up these facts that are crazier than a possum on a gum bush,

90s

"Party Of Five" Is Coming Back With A Political Twist

Everybody wants to live, Like they wanna live and everybody wants to love, Like they wanna love,And everybody wants to be...closer to free.You know this song. You love this song. Party of Five's theme song holds up as one of the greatest of the 90s, but the lyrics could soon have a different meaning once the reboot happens. Columbia PicturesYes, you heard that right. The iconic show about five siblings who are left to fend for themselves after their parents are killed by a drunk driver is coming back to television, but not in the way you

80s

"The Heathers" Are Back To Terrorize A New Generation In The First Full Reboot Trailer

Once upon a time, long before Regina George terrorized her schoolmates at North Shore High School in the film Mean Girls, there was another clique that everyone referred to whenever the topic of mean high school girls came up: The Heathers. In 1988, Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk, and Kim Walker starred in the dark comedy Heathers, which tells the story of a popular girl name Veronica Sawyer, who is unhappy about being a part of a feared clique made up of three other girls, each named Heather. She meets a psychopathic new boy, Jason Dean (Christian Slater), and

Pop Culture

She's A Little Bit Country, He's A Little Bit Rock & Roll, But What Was Really Going On Behind The Scenes?

Donny and Marie Osmond were the siblings that we all longed to be like. Why couldn't we get along with our brothers and sisters like they did? What was it about this singing and dancing family that just seemed weirdly delightful? The show only ran for three years, but in that time, they managed to gain an enormous audience. They had both already seen some success in the business, with Donny singing with his brothers in their band The Osmonds, and Marie breaking out on her own topping the charts with "Paper Roses." ABCBut when 18-year-old Donny and his 16-year-old

Retro

The Ultimate 'Mork & Mindy' Fact List That Proves You Don't Know Shazbot

Robin Williams has left his mark on this world as a figure of life, energy, and happiness. While we mostly know him from his zany movie roles, we often overlook the time he truly did come from another planet!The hit show Mork & Mindy was a short-lived sitcom that has spawned a ton of cultural references that everyone repeats, but not many people seem to know the origin of. If you're looking to learn exactly where those rainbow suspenders came from, or if you remember watching this when it was still on TV, buckle up, because we're crash-landing this list

90s

Child Star Jon Paul Steuer Of "Grace Under Fire" And More Has Died

The former child star, Jon Paul Steuer, who made a successful career for himself after leaving the entertainment industry has died. He was 33-years-old at the time of his passing. Steuer (also known as Jonny P. Jewels) was only three when he first asked his mother about acting. After modeling for several months, Steuer actually leapt onto a stage when a role became open, and a talent agent decided to sign the spunky little kid. Alchetron"I had never really gotten into acting for the stardom or the fame or the attention," he would later say. "I did it because

90s

10 Facts About "The Wild Thornberrys" That Are Smashing, But Won't Help You Talk To Animals

Nickelodeon's The Wild Thornberrys may be making a comeback in the near future, according to MoviePilot. The show ran from 1998 to 2004, but didn't get as much love as it deserved. To be fair, it was competing with shows like Hey! Arnold and Rugrats, but it wasn't any less entertaining or humorous. As we eagerly wait for the possible revival (fingers crossed), check out these 10 random things about The Wild Thornberrys, because random is just what that family is all about.  Also, apparently the show is more enjoyable to watch as an adult. Keep that in mind.