In a feature looking at recurring themes in pop culture, Brian spotlights five TV episodes that inadvertently became quasi-backdoor pilots for spinoff series.
In a feature spotlighting behind-the-scenes maneuvering of stars of shows and films affecting things, see how the rise and fall of the various popularity levels of the actors on Happy Days played out in...
In the latest collection of recurring pieces of pop culture, Brian spotlights five actors who left their series and then made a return that didn't work out as well as they likely hoped.
In the latest collection of recurring pieces of pop culture, Brian spotlights five times that judging a beauty contest caused problems for characters on TV sitcoms.
In the newest Pop Culture Theme Time, I want to know what was the worst Christmas episode that you can think of on a TV show you otherwise enjoyed.
In a new feature explaining relatively simple plot changes, Brian explains why Chuck Cunningham should have returned to Happy Days instead of having Roger Phillips join the series.
In a spotlight on pop culture retcons, see how Chuck Cunningham went from missing on Happy Days to retconned out of existence on the show.
Today, we look at why you probably shouldn't aim your plots at your smartest members of the audience, but you definitely shouldn't aim them at your dumbest audience members.