George Clooney's Characters Talk About Love

Friends, ER, Party of Five and More: How September 1994 Changed TV

Do you remember what you were doing in September 1994? Spending an inordinate amount of time in coffee houses, perhaps? Or were you getting some extra mileage out of your Green Day cassette?

In any case, one stereotypically ’90s thing you probably weren’t doing at the time was sporting “The Rachel,” because at the time, not even Rachel had it. Friends debuted on Sept. 22, 1994.


Good Luck, Good Wife: 13 TV Shows That Survived Killing off Major Characters

Killing off a main character in a television show is a risky move: You’re upending the show’s world (and putting a coworker out of a job) in the hope that the shake-up will lead to something greater down the line. And guess what? Despite the ministrations of fans, who claim that they will never watch their favorite show without [insert character name here], it often works!

Below, 13 shows that did the same thing The Good Wife did Sunday night, and not only survived, but thrived.


Actor James Farentino Dies

James Farentino, a handsome, darkly intense actor who also made headlines thanks to his fiery private life, died of heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Hospital on Tuesday after a lengthy illness, a family spokesman told the Associated Press. He was 73.


Noah Wyle and family sliding away

ER alum Noah Wyle, 36, wife Tracy Warbin and daughter Auden, almost 23 months, are on the way down the Super Slide during a family outing in Malibu on Sept. 1. Son Owen’s hair is visible by Noah’s leg.