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DMOZ Directory - Links to reference sites on the web. See also Yahoo Directory.

  • Don Markstein's Toonopedia -"A Vast Repository of Toonological Knowledge" Welcome to the world's first hypertext encyclopedia of toons, one of the Internet's most comprehensive sources of U.S. cartoon characters.

  • EdCyclopedia - Devoted to the NBC TV show ED set in the town of Stuckeyville.

  • Encyclopedia Brady - Created by David E. Brady, the EB is an A-to-Z reference to the fictional world of The Brady Bunch, the 1969-74 television series.

  • Encyclopedia of Television - Produced by the Museum of Broadcast Communication in Chicago, the Encyclopedia of Television is an online adaptation of the three volume book of the same name. The site offers A-Z links to summaries on popular and classic TV programs as well as other significant topics in TV history.

  • Glossary of Hard-boiled Slang (used by Detectives) - Provides definitions to language used by the private eye trade and helps readers interpret such phrases as "I jammed the roscoe in his button and said, 'Close your yap, bo, or I squirt metal.'" and "You dumb mug, get your mitts off the marbles before I stuff that mud-pipe down your mush" and "Tell your moll to hand over the mazuma." See also Thrilling Detective.

  • Memorable TV - Billed as "the ultimate Television Encyclopedia" and the "home of Television Information," Memorable TV (formerly, TV Chronicles) aims to be the biggest single resource for television information anywhere in the world. Categories include British Fiction/Comedy; USA TV, Australian TV, Canadian TV, Episode Guides, Soaps, Children's TV, World Classics, Quiz Shows, and Talk Shows. This database has very few photographs, just basic information including Show title, Air Date, and a brief Synopsis of cast and plot.

  • Vintage Toy Encyclopedia - Nice collection of articles about action figures, dolls and toys/  collectibles that relate to TV characters.


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