Bill Crider was kind enough to point me to this interesting piece about
J. Kingston Pierce, the mastermind at The Rap Sheet, also celebrates one of TV’s classic offerings with a very-well written article on Perry Mason, a show whose opening credits have finished ninth in his series of Best TV Crime Drama Openers. (Jeff is worried that he’s going to receive a ton of e-mail disagreeing with this choice, but I just want to say I think it’s an outstanding call…and in fact, would argue that it needs ranked higher—but that’s just the black-and-white in me talking.)
Finally, Carl Reiner—creator of what may very well be TV’s all-time best sitcom, The Dick Van Dyke Show (talk about inviting a ton of e-mail)—turns 87 today. Happy birthday to you, Carl…I plan to trip over an ottoman later on as a personal tribute.