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Partridge Family's Dave Madden Dead at 82

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 3/26/1977

Season 1, Episode 24
When Alice Hyatt is given the opportunity to star in a television commercial for Mel's Diner, her gold opportunity quickly turns to brass.

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Season 1, Episode 23
Everyone tries to convince Alice (Linda Lavin) that "finders keepers, losers weepers" is their motto when Flo (Polly Holliday) find $40,000 under a chair in the diner.

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Season 1, Episode 22
When Alice (Linda Lavin) can't convince Mel (Vic Tayback) that charity should begin at home, she resorts to burglary to correct an innocent mistake.

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Season 1, Episode 21
Alice and Flo (Linda Lavin and Polly Holliday) come to the aid of Vera's (Beth Howland) love life and send her off on a dangerous liaison.

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Partridge Family's Dave Madden Dead at 82

Partridge Family's Dave Madden died on Thursday, reports. He was 82.

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Keck's Exclusives: First Look at Cameron's Modern Family Mom!

After winning his first Emmy, Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet (Cameron) has now been awarded a down-home Missouri mama, played by character actress Celia Weston (Alice, In the Bedroom). When Barb Tucker drops in for a visit later this fall... read more

Keck's Exclusives: Modern Family Casts Cam's Mama!

ABC's Modern Family has found a down-home country mama for Cameron (Emmy winner Eric Stonestreet). Beating out Delta Burke, Dianne Wiest, Kathy Bates and several others is character ...
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It seems like every other ...

Question: It seems like every other movie I see advertised is based on a TV show, like The Dukes of Hazzard. But what about the other way around? I know there was a series based on My Big Fat Greek Wedding, but what other TV series have been based on a movie, and were any of them good?

Answer: There have been a handful of top-notch TV shows based on movies. The flop Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) was revived as Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003); Robert Altman's acerbic M*A*S*H* (1970) became the long-running M*A*S*H (1972-1983); Neil Simon read more

Today's column was written by Matt Webb Mitovich.


After giving birth to her first child, daughter Alice, on Sept. 10, Tina Fey will return from maternity leave to coanchor Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update" on Oct. 22. "I had to get back to work. NBC has me under contract; the baby and I only have a verbal agreement," Fey quips in a statement. Aw, Horatio, we hardly knew ye. (OK, we did. And, well, you were "eh.") read more

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Premiered: August 31, 1976, on CBS
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Premise: The durable sitcom about a single mom who slings hash at Mel's Diner is based on the 1974 movie `Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore' and ran for nine seasons. The spinoff series `Flo,' with Polly Holliday, ran from 1980-81.



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