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TV boyhood 'crushes'...

March 02, 2017 04:10PM
And Mama... chip in here. Add your 'girlhood' crushes.

We've talked about this before. I think EVERYone, old enough that is, had a crush on Annette. I remember writing about a HUGE crush I had on a Dani Laval who starred in a little known Disney movie called "Moon Pilot". Wrote about several others as well.. back when we ran with that thread....

but today I read a post on a group I belong too... (ex-actors from my college days)... and Gail Davis was brought up. She played Annie Oakley.... I hadn't really forgotten about her BUT I hadn't thought of her in years. She may be my #1 TV crush. All time. Gail had something 'extra'... she was gorgeous, yes, but it was more than that... it was everything... her voice, the way she spoke, every single thing about her made her the 'perfect woman'. How big was my crush?

I realized, soon as I read about her, I'm STILL in love with her.... I swooned. I want to note here that I was SO taken with Gail that I don't remember today, and didn't take in THEN, the plots of any of her TV shows.... I simply sat mesmerized by her for the entire airing.

Gail passed away nearly 20 years ago, at the very young age of 71. I was reading her BIO on IMDB. To describe her they use the word "tomboy'ish"... yes, she was, and it was so sexy I can't begin to describe it. The BIO also mentioned a very interesting fact about "Annie Oakley"... she never killed a single person on that show. Now... and as I've noted, I wouldn't have known that... I was a slobbering fool in front of my TV not even really aware "Annie Oakley" was a western... but that's too bad... because that's VERY interesting to me. Realizing it now I think, "Well, she COULD have. That lady was a deadly shot" (in real life as well).

So, time for you to add your choices... and again, Mama... love to hear yours as well. I have a guess as to your choice, by the way. laughing smiley Not saying #1 but I think on your list will be: <drum roll> - "Little Joe"... Michael Landon. - JamesJM
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  TV boyhood 'crushes'...

JamesJM238March 02, 2017 04:10PM

  Agent 99

IowaRam48March 02, 2017 04:50PM

  She was a looker, no doubt...

JamesJM45March 02, 2017 05:06PM

  Laurie Partridge

IowaRam51March 02, 2017 05:36PM

  Re: Yep. Susan Dey was adorable.

Billy_T11March 26, 2017 11:56AM

  My TV girlhood 'crushes'...

MamaRAMa60March 02, 2017 04:54PM

  That was great...

JamesJM43March 02, 2017 05:00PM

  P.S.

JamesJM44March 02, 2017 05:24PM

  Always been a fan of Richard Chamberlain

IowaRam52March 02, 2017 05:33PM

  You reminded me...

JamesJM46March 02, 2017 05:51PM

  Wait a tic..........

IowaRam45March 02, 2017 05:59PM

  Not a one...

JamesJM47March 02, 2017 06:08PM

  Re: Not a one...

MamaRAMa49March 02, 2017 06:32PM

  That's the one I hear so many recommend...

JamesJM45March 02, 2017 06:36PM

  Thought of another....

JamesJM47March 04, 2017 09:28AM

  Re: Thought of another....

MamaRAMa43March 05, 2017 11:24AM

  Bobbie Jo from Petticoat Junction

21Dog51March 02, 2017 09:15PM

  Marlo Thomas....That Girl.....NM

roman1837March 03, 2017 03:09AM

  Mine were typical..

sstrams49March 03, 2017 04:19AM

  WKRP in Cincinnati - Bailey Quarters (n/m)

The_Bad_Guy32March 11, 2017 09:28AM

  mine

ferragamo7955March 03, 2017 07:23AM

  I was among the few who liked...

Ramgator43March 03, 2017 11:50AM

  Meeting one of my 70s/ 80s crushes tomorrow night.

Ramgator41March 03, 2017 11:52AM

  How about some Lynda Carter

IowaRam44March 05, 2017 07:35AM

  Wow those guys from KISS can really dance

Atlantic Ram47March 06, 2017 09:03AM

  that was pretty weird

ferragamo7946March 06, 2017 10:33AM

  Man!! All those CBS Specials back in the 70s!

Ramgator46March 06, 2017 11:39AM

  Martha Quinn, MTV VJ!

Ramgator45March 06, 2017 02:52PM

  The original Battlestar Galactica 1978-80..

Ramgator38March 06, 2017 02:54PM

  Re: TV boyhood 'crushes'...

IowaRam52March 07, 2017 06:51AM

  Thanks for the memories...

RAMbler20March 17, 2017 10:07AM

  Jeanie and her twin sister Jeanie II

JoeMad50March 07, 2017 07:21AM

  loved the mischievous Jeannie

ferragamo7929March 14, 2017 05:56PM

  Yeah, gotta love those bad girls, '79..

sstrams27March 15, 2017 04:59AM

  This board has it together...

JamesJM33March 15, 2017 11:53AM

  Never watched these shows but.....

Ramgator22March 16, 2017 03:42AM

  Re: Never watched these shows but.....

ferragamo7927March 16, 2017 07:20PM

  Mary Ann (over Ginger) nm

RAMbler31March 16, 2017 10:32AM

  That's an awesome mental image, Rambler!

sstrams31March 16, 2017 01:18PM

  That was pretty damn good, wasn't it.....

RAMbler22March 17, 2017 10:10AM

  Well, we were all thinking it..... lol

sstrams22March 17, 2017 11:39AM

  Pam Dawber

IowaRam28March 18, 2017 02:58PM

  Barbi Benton......

HighPlainsDrifter14March 26, 2017 09:52AM