Monday, December 12, 2022

New Leave it to Beaver Book Released; Nate Bargatze: Hello World on Prime Video on Jan. 31

The World Famous Beaverpedia

Murderess Strikes Again!
When one thinks about the Leave it to Beaver, murder is not the first thing that comes to mind. The above headline was read in the newspaper by Ward Cleaver after a hard day at the office. He came home wanting to relax, but instead, reads about murder. What's a guy in Mayfield got to do to relax? For Ward, that typically involves listening to Wally and Beaver's problems at the dinner table. At least those problems are never anything so serious they can't be solved within the bounds of the twenty-five-minute length of a classic situation comedy. Well, there was that time Wally got caught up in a love triangle with an older woman and that time when the boys could have been charged with assault. But other than that, the boys' problems are usually mighty tame. And even those more serious problems were solved just before the closing credits began to roll.

The World Famous Beaverpedia and the TV show Leave it to Beaver can help readers and viewers escape from dwelling on crime, politics or a bad break up. Fans of Leave it to Beaver and classic TV will be able to dive into the pages of The World Famous Beaverpedia, watch a few episodes of the sitcom, dive back into the book, and probably succeed in escaping any problem they face. You will find within the almost 500 pages (and full size length 8.5 x 11" pages), chapters that cover Eddie Haskell's compliments and insults, Ward's occupation, everything about Mayfield, all the girls that Beaver hates and Wally likes, pop culture references, the Cleaver homes, what happens when the boys are left alone, and even a slang dictionary. This list is a small sample of what you will find inside The World Famous Beaverpedia. There is also an episode guide and biographies of every actor who appeared in all six seasons. A detailed index will also help anyone wanting to use this book as a reference work. To learn more about the book and read excerpts, please visit leaveittobeaverbooks.com.

It's nice to see a new and more detailed Leave it to Beaver book released. It sounds like the perfect Christmas gift for the Leave it to Beaver fan. Purchase The World Famous Beaverpedia on Amazon.com.


Nate Bargatze: Hello World

Hailed as "The Nicest Man in Stand-Up," by The Atlantic and "America's Favorite Comedian" by Variety, Grammy-nominated comedian and podcaster Nate Bargatze is selling out shows around the world and is set to release his first Amazon Original stand-up special, Nate Bargatze: Hello World on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide on January 31, 2023. The brand-new special, recorded on a 360° stage at the Celebrity Theater in Phoenix, AZ explores topics including growing up in the '80s and '90s, the hardest part of marriage, and saying dumb things.

An Old Hickory, Tennessee native, Bargatze followed in the showbiz footsteps of his father, a former clown turned world-class magician, whose influence is seen on his 2015 debut Comedy Central special, Full Time Magic, and his debut album, Yelled at By a Clown, which reached No. #1 on the iTunes Comedy Charts and remained on Billboard's Top Ten Comedy Charts for weeks.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Friday, May 24

Night Court - "The Roz Affair" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Dan helps Roz with an investigation that goes awry as they find themselves pleading their case in front of Abby; Gurgs regales the court with stories of her London adventures; Olivia tries to establish a side gig as a sports agent.

Night Court - "Form Fetish" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Abby and Dan try to undo some drastic budget cuts by taking on City Hall and a bureaucrat who lives to say "no"; Olivia and Gurgs stumble on a business opportunity and quickly realize why friendship and discontinued soda don't mix.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 20)

Friday, May 24

  • Jennifer Lopez (South Central) - Watch Jennifer on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry is a guest on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G./The Carmichael Show) - Tiffany appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kristen Wiig (Palm Royale/Bless the Harts) - Kristen is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Fred Armisen (Los Espookys/Forever/Final Space) - Fred sits in with The 8G Band on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • John Leguizamo (The Brothers Garcia) - John chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt (Shaky Ground) - Jennifer is a guest on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


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Father Knows Best - The Complete Series Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series

12/05 - Father Knows Best - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
12/12 - The Dick Van Dyke Show - The Complete Series
12/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 2 (Blu-ray)
12/12 - That Girl - The Complete Series
12/15 - Letterkenny - Season 11
12/19 - The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series
12/22 - Three's Company - The Official 40th Anniversary Collection (includes The Ropers and Three's a Crowd)
01/09 - South Park - Seasons 11-15 (Blu-ray)
01/16 - Ghosts (UK) - Season Five
02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/27 - The Really Loud House - Season One
03/12 - Ghosts (UK) - The Complete Series
03/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 3 (Blu-ray)
03/12 - Rick and Morty - Season 7 (Blu-ray Steelbook) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
04/03 - Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series (VEI)
04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)
05/21 - Frasier (2023) - Season One

The Odd Couple - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) That Girl - The Complete Series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Official Restored Complete Series

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