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How a 1928 German silent film inspired the character of the Joker

The wicked grin of The Man Who Laughs inspired the comic villain's creators.

6 reasons to watch Iron Horse, the underrated Western of 1966

What's the most you've ever won in a card game? For us, the answer is probably a handful of matchsticks. For Ben Calhoun,... MORE

14 forgotten heroes of newspaper comic strips, from Big Ben Bolt to Terry and the Pirates

Do you remember characters like Kerry Drake, Johnny Hazard, Brick Bradford and Secret Agent X-9?

R.I.P. Jack Donner of Star Trek and Mission: Impossible

He taught Craig T. Nelson and Don Johnson in his acting school, too.

A brief history of the Batman costume in Hollywood

Which Caped Crusader was the best dressed?

8 former NFL players who became television stars

The football tough guys made the leap to comedies, action shows, westerns and outer space.

13 controversial episodes of popular TV shows that were banned

See which Star Trek episodes were put on the blacklist.

Here are six Star Trek captains in their earliest screen roles

Shatner was a "crook" and Mulgrew a young soap star.

8 fascinating, failed TV shows that flopped in 1980

Not everything could be Hill Street Blues.

Lumpy's mom from Leave It to Beaver later became a Star Trek crewmember

Majel Barrett was Mrs. Rutherford in just one episode.

40 years ago, this Star Trek toy invented the game of laser tag

It was PYEW-PYEW-pretty awesome to be a Trekkie in 1979.

Clint Eastwood and Paul Brinegar toured as a musical duo between Rawhide shoots

The Western stars earned big paychecks for their state fair gigs.

Two James Bonds both won a role on Maverick but only one took the job

Sean Connery and Roger Moore were both chosen to be Beau, too.

Chuck Connors and wife Kamala Devi got romantic onscreen together several times

The cowboy's most passionate onscreen kiss was with his actual wife.

The failure of this toga-clad TV pilot completely changed Star Trek and Batman

William Shatner and Adam West were cast as buddies in ancient history!

Don Johnson is set to revive Nash Bridges for a TV movie

Dust off the 'Cuda. Nash is back. But will Joe follow?

Rawhide star Eric Fleming had the roughest and most rugged life of any TV star

You think Clint Eastwood is tough? Read more about his costar.

Here's your first look at the new Star Trek animated series

Star Trek finally goes boldly into cartoon comedy.

How the scrawny Olan Soule became the voice of Batman for a generation

Only Olan Soule could play a superhero and a geek.

30 rejected titles for Star Trek: Voyager, from The Edge to The Millennium

Would you watch a show called "Beyond the Wormhole"?

There's a good reason the first Star Trek trading cards are so rare — and so weird

Turns out that "OFFICIAL" on the wrapper was not quite official.

Remembering the TV stars we have lost so far in 2019

We've said goodbye to comedy legends and heartthrobs.

William Shatner battled a druid ghost high in the sky in a 1973 made-for-TV movie

'Horror at 37,000 Feet' brought together many '60s TV icons.

NASA spots a Mars sand dune that looks like the Star Trek insignia

Turns out the fourth planet is a big fan of Starfleet.