The 100 greatest TV shows of all time

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Other titlesOne hundred greatest TV shows of all time
Statement[editor, Alison Gwinn ; art director, Lynette Cortez ; photo editor, Sarah Rozen].
LC ClassificationsPN1992.3.U5 A15 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. :
Number of Pages143
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Open LibraryOL397310M
ISBN 101883013429
LC Control Number98085634

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We are what we watch - and over the last half century, we've watched some pretty fabulous TV. From Mary to Jerry, from Tonight to Today, from the sublime (prime Suspect) to the ridiculous (Gilligan's Island), Entertainment Weekly recalls everything you need to Pages: The book would be worth it just for the opening 30 pages or so, in which the two hash out.

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