35 Years Ago: ‘Dallas’ Brings Bobby Back from the Dead
Ratings fell when the popular character was killed off, so the prime-time soap opera invented a way to bring him back.
40 Years Ago: ‘Friday the 13th Part 2′ Makes Jason a Killer
Filmmakers had to find a new antagonist for the slasher sequel.
35 Years Ago: ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’ Rides Off Into the Sunset
Series never recovered its early momentum when its two stars temporarily left due to a dispute over merchandising royalties.
30 Years Ago: ‘Back to the Future II’ Doubles Down on Time Travel
The sequel reunited Doc Brown and Marty McFly for an adventure spanning three different time periods.