80s

6 Episodes Of '80s Shows That Were Too Messed Up For Cable TV

Generally in the 80s, there was nothing scandalous about network TV, or so we thought. Growing up we did not see much violence, nudity or drugs in our favorite sitcoms, but this does not mean that this type of content wasn't tackled by a show's producers and writers. It simply meant that episodes were censored before they hit the airwaves. Occasionally, an episode that pushes all the boundaries does come to light and left us all with our jaws-dropped. There have been instances when an episode was so messed up that it took years before it was allowed to air.

90s

'Roswell' Is Coming Back To TV With A New Twist

Imagine living in a town your entire life, then one day you wake up to find that there are teenage aliens living among the residents. Eventually, you learn that these aliens were survivors of a UFO crash that took place in your town a few decades ago, and you slowly start to fall in love with one of them after they saved your life.If this sounds familiar, it is because it was the plot for the late 90s show 'Roswell,' which was actually based on the popular book series Roswell High by Melinda Metz. The show ran for

80s

7 Things You Didn't Know About Alf That Would Make Our Favorite Alien Say "Haaaa! I Kill Me"

Most television shows make a fair amount of sense. They seem to have a formulaic style of comedy or drama that is easy to understand. Then there is ALF. How do you even begin to describe ALF? NBCAn Alien Life Form (ALF) crash-lands in suburban California in the home of the the Tanners. The Tanners hide ALF in their house while he is supposed to be repairing his spaceship. ALF reveals that his planet when through a nuclear explosion and wants to warn the president that this might happen to Earth. It does not go super great, but he does

00s

5 'Friends' Plot Holes That Are So Huge They're Basically Unforgivable

Watching Friends in the 90s was basically a requirement. We all had to tune in because everyone was going to be talking about what happened the next day at work or school! It was basically the most popular show in the country, so it was either keep up, or get confused. The problem was that sometimes staying caught up led to some confusing realizations. NBCIt's not completely abnormal for there to be continuity errors in shows, but you would think a huge show like Friends would be able to keep them under control. I guess you don't know at the

90s

'Frasier' Wasn't The First Spin Off Of 'Cheers', But No One Wants To Remember The Original

Everyone remembers how iconic Cheers was. It was really one of the greatest shows of its time, and also helped launch another hit sitcom as well. Frasier was one of the longest running sitcoms ever, and as far as spin-offs go, it doesn't get much better! NBCCheers came out in 1982, and continued to run for 275 episodes. The finale of the 11th season aired on May 20, 1993, but shortly after it ended, Frasier began. NBCPremiering in September 1993, Fraiser was the perfect follow up. It was witty and smart, and millions of people loved it. The thing is,

90s

The "Family Matters" House Is About To Disappear, But These Other Famous Sitcom Houses Are Still Standing

Family Matters was one of the most iconic shows of the 90s. Steve Urkel may have caused a lot of mayhem in the Winslow house, but that was what made us love him. ABCThe Winslows lived in a house in Chicago, and they managed to survive 9 years of Urkel's invasions. He may have been a bit of a goofball, but we all enjoyed watching his crazy antics. The house was amazing, but now after all these years the city is planning on destroying the house. Google Street ViewThe interior shots were filmed on a set, but the exterior was

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

90s

A Mini-Dawson's Creek Reunion Proves That They Didn't Wait For Their Lives To Be Over

There always seems to be one definitive show that every teen needs to watch. In the late 90s, it was Dawson's Creek. Watching Dawson and his friends try to navigate their angst-ridden world was how we thought it would be like to be a teen, but obviously it wasn't super accurate. The WBThe cast of Dawson's Creek have all gone on to have super successful careers, but it turns out some of them are still missing the Creek. Michelle Williams met her real life best friend, Busy Phillips, while filming the show. Since then, they have continued to warm the

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

80s

It Was One Of The Biggest Toys, But No One Remembers The Crazy Movie That Started It All

There were a lot of toys in the 80s and 90s that spawned television shows, but one of the most popular was My Pet Monster. EbayThe blue and pink beast  came out in 1986, and by 1987 it was popular enough for a TV show to come out to flesh out the character's backstory. EbayThe story of the monster was that he had handcuffs that turn him into a stuffed animal, but as soon as they are removed he would come to life. In the cartoon series, a boy named Max keeps Monster, using his handcuffs to help hide