Late Flashback Friday- Charlie’s Angels TV Series (1976-1981)

If an indication of how iconic a television show is that generations later, those who were not yet born or those who were very young at the time know it by a single phrase or image, then Charlie’s Angels (1976-1981) is an iconic television show.

A mysterious man with too much money and time on his hands hires three female detectives, Jill Munroe (the late Farrah Fawcett), Kelly Garrett (Jaclyn Smith) and Sabrina Duncan (Kate Jackson) to investigate and solve crimes. Led by Bosley (David Boyle), the women get into some fairly hairy situations in the process of solving the crimes.

Part of the jiggle television era, Charlie’s Angels had a feminist subtext. In an era where television and America were loosening moral purse strings of the 1950’s and early 1960’s, Charlie’s Angels represented the future of the industry and the cultural landscape.

Do I recommend it? Yes.

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