History Trivia / Car54WhereAreYou

25th Jan '16 11:29:02 AM mlsmithca
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Muldoon and Schnauser are [[Series/TheMunsters Herman and Grandpa Munster]], while Schnauser's wife Sylvia is [[Series/DiffrentStrokes Mrs.]] [[Series/TheFactsOfLife Garrett]]. * UnintentionalPeriodPiece: A DownerEnding example. The theme song included the line, "[[HistoryOfTheUSSR Khrushchev's]] due at Idlewild," a reference to Idlewild Airport in UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity. The show's last episode aired on September 17, 1963. Two months and five days later, Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy. On December 24, Idlewild was renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport. ** Also an example of HarsherInHindsight.
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Muldoon (Fred Gwynne) and Schnauser (Al Lewis) are [[Series/TheMunsters Herman and Grandpa Munster]], while Schnauser's wife Sylvia (Charlotte Rae) is [[Series/DiffrentStrokes Mrs.]] [[Series/TheFactsOfLife Garrett]]. Garrett]]. Recurring character Officer Anderson was played by comedy poet Nipsey Russell. When Nick at Nite aired reruns of ''Car 54'' in the late 1980s, their ads frequently referenced Gwynne's more famous role, while Lewis, Rae, and Russell's more famous roles were lampshaded in a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8u3CmvEDl-U 1989 promo]]. * UnintentionalPeriodPiece: A DownerEnding example. The theme song included the line, "[[HistoryOfTheUSSR Khrushchev's]] due at Idlewild," a reference to Idlewild Airport in UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity. The show's last episode aired on September 17, 1963. Two months and five days later, Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy. On December 24, Idlewild was renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport. \n** Also an example of HarsherInHindsight.
24th Feb '15 3:37:38 AM tenryufan
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Muldoon and Schnauser are [[Series/TheMunsters Herman and Grandpa Munster]], while Schnauser's wife Sylvia is [[Series/DiffrentStrokes Mrs.]] [[Series/TheFactsOfLife Garrett]].
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Muldoon and Schnauser are [[Series/TheMunsters Herman and Grandpa Munster]], while Schnauser's wife Sylvia is [[Series/DiffrentStrokes Mrs.]] [[Series/TheFactsOfLife Garrett]].Garrett]]. * UnintentionalPeriodPiece: A DownerEnding example. The theme song included the line, "[[HistoryOfTheUSSR Khrushchev's]] due at Idlewild," a reference to Idlewild Airport in UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity. The show's last episode aired on September 17, 1963. Two months and five days later, Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated President UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy. On December 24, Idlewild was renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport. ** Also an example of HarsherInHindsight.
14th Jul '13 10:04:38 AM tropower
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Mrs. Garrett was originally from D Iff'rent Strokes.
* HeyItsThatGuy: Muldoon and Schnauser are [[Series/TheMunsters Herman and Grandpa Munster]], while Schnauser's wife Sylvia is [[Series/TheFactsOfLife Mrs. Garrett]].
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Muldoon and Schnauser are [[Series/TheMunsters Herman and Grandpa Munster]], while Schnauser's wife Sylvia is [[Series/DiffrentStrokes Mrs.]] [[Series/TheFactsOfLife Mrs. Garrett]].
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