The popGeezer Hall of Fame (As of August 11, 2014)

Enshrined in these hallowed, though digital, halls are individuals, works of popular art, and icons of the popular culture who have distinguished thmeselves in the opinion of the creators and readers of popGeezer.com. We welcome one and all to browse at your leisure through the wings of the…

popGeezer Hall of Fame

MOTION PICTURES

Cyd Charisse

(March 8, 1922 – June 17, 2008)

Wing: Motion Pictures

Specialty: Dancer, Actress, Glamour Icon

Signature Work: Silk Stockings

Enshrinement Date: June 18, 2008

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Citizen Kane

(May 1, 1941)

Wing: Motion Pictures

Specialty: Drama, Pioneer

Signature Work: Itself

Enshrinement Date: July 9, 2010

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Dom DeLuise

(August 1, 1933 – May 4, 2009)

Wing: Motion Pictures

Specialty: Actor, Comedy

Signature Work: “The End” (1978)

Enshrinement Date: May 6, 2009

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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

(June 11, 1986)

Wing: Motion Pictures

Specialty: Comedy

Signature Work: Itself

Enshrinement Date: August 7, 2009

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John Hughes

(February 18, 1950 – August 6, 2009)

Wing: Motion Pictures

Specialty: Writer, Producer, Director

Signature Work: “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” (1986)

Enshrinement Date: August 7, 2009

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“Raiders Of The Lost Ark”

(June 12, 1981)

Wing: Motion Pictures

Specialty: Action, Adventure

Signature Work: Itself

Enshrinement Date: June 12, 2009 **

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TELEVISION

Bea Arthur

(May 13, 1922 – April 25, 2009)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Actress, Comedy

Signature Works: “Maude“, “The Golden Girls

Enshrinement Date: April 25, 2009

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Battlestar Galactica

(December 8, 2003 – March 20, 2009)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Program, Science-Fiction, Sociology

Signature Work: “Daybreak, Parts 1 & 2” (2009)

Enshrinement Date: March 20, 2009

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Johnny Carson

(October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Program, Comedy/Variety

Signature Work: “The Tonight Show” (1962 – 1992)

Enshrinement Date: June 23, 2009

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Alexander Courage

(December 10, 1919 – May 15, 2008)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Composer

Signature Work: “Theme From Star Trek”

Enshrinement Date: June 12, 2008

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Doctor Who

(1963 – Present)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Program, Fantasy

Signature Works: “The Key To Time” (1978), “The Mr. Saxon Arc” (2007)

Enshrinement Date: July 12, 2008

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Earle Hagen

(July 9, 1919 – May 26, 2008)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Composer

Signature Work: “The Fishin’ Hole”, Theme from The Andy Griffith Show

Enshrinement Date: June 12, 2008

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Andy Griffith

(June 1, 1926 - July 3, 2012)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Actor/Producer

Signature Work: The Andy Griffith Show (1960-1968)

Enshrinement Date: July 3, 2012

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Harvey Korman

(February 15, 1927 – May 29, 2008)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Actor, Second Banana

Signature Work: The Carol Burnett Show

Enshrinement Date: June 12, 2008

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Lost

(September 22, 2004 – May 23, 2010)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Science-Fiction, Drama

Signature Works: “Pilot” (2004), “The Constant” (2008), “The End” (2010)

Enshrinement Date: July 9, 2010**

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Ed McMahon

(March 6, 1923 – June 23, 2009)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Program, Comedy/Variety

Signature Work: “The Tonight Show” (1962 – 1992)

Enshrinement Date: June 23, 2009

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Joseph Pevney

(September 15, 1911 – May 18, 2008)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Director

Signature Work: Star Trek “The Trouble With Tribbles”

Enshrinement Date: June 12, 2008

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The Prisoner”, Created and Produced by Patrick McGoohan

(October 1, 1967 – Present)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Program, Fantasy, Action

Signature Work: “Fall Out” (Episode 17)

Enshrinement Date: January 15, 2009

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Sneak Previews, Starring Gene Siskel & Roger Ebert

(1978 – 1982)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Program, Critical Thinking

Signature Work: Itself

Enshrinement Date: April 11, 2013

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Star Trek: The Original Series

(September 8, 1966 – September 2, 1969)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Program, Drama, Sci-Fi

Signature Works: “Space Seed”, “The City on the Edge of Forever”, “Amok Time”, “The Trouble With Tribbles”, “Plato’s Stepchildren”

Enshrinement Date: June 12, 2009 **

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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

(October 1, 1962 – May 22, 1992)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Program, Comedy/Variety

Signature Work: Itself

Enshrinement Date: June 23, 2009

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Robin Williams

(July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014)

Wing: Television

Specialty: Performer

Signature Work: Mork & Mindy, Comic Relief

Enshrinement Date: August 11, 2014

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POPULAR CULTURE

Batman

(May, 1939)

Wing: Popular Culture

Specialty: Comic Books

Signature Works: Detective Comics #27 (1939), Detective Comics #471-476 (Aug. 1977 – April 1978), Batman: The Killing Joke (1988), Batman:The Movie (1989), Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008)

Enshrinement Date: July 9, 2010**

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Bettie Page

(April 22, 1923 – December 11, 2008)

Wing: Popular Culture

Specialty: Pin-Up, Iconography, Comic Books

Signature Work: The Jungle Bettie Photos (1954)

Enshrinement Date: December 14, 2008

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George Carlin

(May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008)

Wing: Popular Culture

Specialty: Stand-Up Comedy, Recording Artist, Actor

Signature Work: Class Clown, “The Seven Words You Can Never Use on Television” (1972)

Enshrinement Date: June 23, 2008

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Farrah Fawcett

(February 2, 1947 - June 25, 2009)

Wing: Popular Culture

Specialty: Pin-Up, Iconography, Television

Signature Work: “Charlie’s Angels” (March 27, 1976 – May 7, 1980)

Enshrinement Date: June 25, 2009

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Bill Hicks

(December 16, 1961 – February 26, 1994)

Wing: Popular Culture

Specialty: Stand-Up Comedy, Recording Artist

Signature Work: “Relentless” (Montreal International Comedy Festival, 1991)

Enshrinement Date: February 2, 2009

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Casey Kasem

(April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014)

Wing: Popular Culture

Specialty: Radio Broadcasting, Vocal Performer

Signature Work: American Top 40 (1970-2004)

Enshrinement Date: June 16, 2014

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“Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz

(October 2, 1950 – February 13, 2000)

Wing: Popular Culture

Specialty: Comic Strips

Signature Work: Itself

Enshrinement Date: June 12, 2009 **

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MUSIC

The Beatles (White Album)” by The Beatles

(November 22, 1968)

Wing: Music

Specialty: Records

Signature Work: Itself

Enshrinement Date: July 9 ,2010**

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Michael Jackson

(August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009)

Wing: Music

Specialty: Recording Artist, Global Icon

Signature Work: “Thriller” (1983)

Enshrinement Date: July 9, 2010 **

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Elvis Presley

(January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977)

Wing: Music

Specialty: Recording Artist, Rock & Roll Icon

Signature Works: “Heartbreak Hotel”, “Hound Dog”, “Love Me Tender”

Enshrinement Date: June 12, 2009 **

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“Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” by The Beatles

(June 1, 1967)

Wing: Music

Specialty: Records

Signature Work: Itself

Enshrinement Date: June 12, 2009 **

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“The Twist”, by Chubby Checker

(September 19, 1960)

Wing: Music

Specialty: Records

Signature Work: Itself

Enshrinement Date: September 11, 2008

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Jerry Wexler

(January 10, 1917 – August 15, 2008)

Wing: Music

Specialty: Producer

Signature Work: “RESPECT”, by Aretha Franklin

Enshrinement Date: August 15, 2008

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HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Nintendo Entertainment System

(October 18, 1985)

Wing: Home Entertainment

Specialty: Video Games

Signature Work: Itself

Enshrinement Date: July 9, 2010 **

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Pong

(September 1972)

Wing: Home Entertainment

Specialty: Video Games

Signature Work: Pong Arcade Unit

Enshrinement Date: June 12, 2009 **

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Steve Jobs

(February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011)

Wing: Home Entertainment

Specialty: Technology

Signature Work: Apple, Inc.

Enshrinement Date: October 6, 2011

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(** – Selected by Public Vote)