classic TV.

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[updated Dec. 2, 2013]
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This Grandparents Week, I've been thinking about classic TV grandparents.  Although there are many, here are 6 shows I loved to watch in prime-time or in syndication as reruns when I was a kid - and still do! As these stir up your memories, please share your favorites in the comments section below.
Good news for fans of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" - January is bursting forth with a plethora of programming that has the potential to, well, turn your world on with a smile.  NBC's 90th Birthday Celebration for AARP's own Betty White airs Jan. 16 -- followed by a preview of Betty's older-folks-prank-younger-folks reality show, "Betty White's Off Their Rockers."  Betty's birthday event will mark a mini-reunion of the MTM gang.  Come Jan. 29, Mary will be honored with the Screen Actors Guild's Life Achievement award.   Look for an encore run of the 1970-1977 series to begin soon on the Hallmark Channel.  And, first up in the Moore-athon, we have "Fixing Pete," a Hallmark Channel confection with Valerie Harper, debuting Saturday night (1/7).
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