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The Famous Guest Star Guide to CHiPs – Pt.2
The Famous Guest Star Guide to CHiPs – Pt.2

From “That ‘70s Show” to “90210” to “The Brady Bunch” to “Stargate SG-1,” Season 2 of CHiPs had a host of familiar faces making cameo appearances.   The second season of CHiPs ran from September 16, 1978 to May 12, 1979. This season not only continued to follow the adventures of Larry Wilcox’s Officer Jonathan…

The Famous Guest Star Guide to CHiPs
The Famous Guest Star Guide to CHiPs

The first season of CHiPs ran from September 15, 1977 to April 1, 1978. This season not only introduced viewers to Larry Wilcox’s Officer Jonathan Andrew “Jon” Baker and Erik Estrada’s Officer Francis “Ponch” Poncherello, it also exposed audiences to a variety of amazing guest stars. Though these actors only appeared in CHiPs once to…

How The West Was Fun(ny)
How The West Was Fun(ny)

It’s been said that every dramatic work; every film, play, TV series and book can ultimately be reduced to one of seven universal plots / storylines. And when you look at the big picture, the narrative tapestry does appear to be woven from the same seven threads. Overcoming the Monster – Theseus, Dracula, Infinity War…

When Ninjas Collide: How the ’80s Divided Martial Arts Fans
When Ninjas Collide: How the ’80s Divided Martial Arts Fans

If you were a fan of cinematic ninjas during their 1980’s heyday, chances are you fell into one of two ninja camps…Team Dudikoff: The fans Michael Dudikoff and the American Ninja films– or Team Kosugi: The fans of Sho Kosugi and the Revenge of the Ninja films series. Granted there were other ninjas, ninja films…

4 Older Actors Who Proved You Can Kick Ass at Any Age
4 Older Actors Who Proved You Can Kick Ass at Any Age

Old people get no respect. Especially in Hollywood action movies where most characters over the age of fifty are just there to tell the hot young lead that they are way out of line! Then the hot young lead makes them look like a fool. Then the older person has to say, “Oh, I’m so…

5 Great Westerns Not Set in the Wild West
5 Great Westerns Not Set in the Wild West

When people think of westerns, they think of the Wild West of the American Frontier, which is only logical of course. After all, that is where the vast majority of such movies were set. Indeed, at their heart, all western films are about the pioneer spirit and the forces that try to strip that spirit…

The Under-appreciated Films of Pauly Shore
The Under-appreciated Films of Pauly Shore

It’s a shame that Pauly Shore and his films have often been the target for ridicule. Sure, you won’t take a look at his IMDB and find anything Academy Award-worthy, or “Certified Fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes. They really are kind of silly. Several of them have questionable moments of political incorrectness. But at the same…

The Thumping First ‘Creed 2’ Trailer Sees Adonis Creed Trying To Avenge His Father
The Thumping First ‘Creed 2’ Trailer Sees Adonis Creed Trying To Avenge His Father

Creed reinvigorated the Rocky franchise in a way that no one really expected, as Michael B. Jordan’s take on Adonis Creed, son of Apollo Creed, managed to capture the imagination of a whole new generation. Now, Adonis is back in the trailer for Creed II, and the movie looks to continue building upon the legend…

The Legend of Burt: A Look at Some of Burt Reynolds’ Most Memorable Moments
The Legend of Burt: A Look at Some of Burt Reynolds’ Most Memorable Moments

Here at CHARGE!, we take our hat off for one thing, and one thing only… Okay, we may not be as smooth as the Bandit, so we actually take our hat off for Burt Reynolds marathons, just like the one airing here on the network this Father’s Day. What a better way to spend a…

Steed & Mrs. Peel: Reasons to Love the Original Avengers
Steed & Mrs. Peel: Reasons to Love the Original Avengers

Since 2012, when most people say “The Avengers” viewers immediately think of comic book heroes and loud explosions. But prior to this decade, outside of the comic book world, “The Avengers” meant something quite different to a great many people. It brought to mind bowler hats, mod hairdos, and plummy accents. The original Avengers weren’t…

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