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In this edition of TV Bits:

  • TNT Renews Animal Kingdom for a Sixth and Final Season.
  • Lost in Space season 3 has wrapped.
  • HBO Max has ordered a TV series about Julia Child.
  • Doogie Howser Reboot Doogie Kameloha, M.D. casts Peyton Elizabeth Lee as series lead.
  • Watch a trailer for the Anna Paquin Amazon series Flack.

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Walley World roller coaster

Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California has announced that they will be closing their iconic roller coaster Colossus on August 16th 2014 after more than 36 seasons of operation. The wooden coaster has been in operation for 36 years, and has appeared in many television shows and movies.

The roller coaster was featured in the opening credit sequence of the TV series Step By Step (the Lambert-Foster family rides Colossus) and in National Lampoon’s Vacation as the Walley World roller coaster called Screemy Meemy (although it should be noted that it was not the main metal roller coaster which appeared in this sequence of the film, that coaster is the Magic Mountain Revolution).

The coaster was also featured on tv episodes of Wild & Crazy Kids, Doogie Howser, M.D., Knight Rider, Wonder Woman, and The A-Team. It appeared in other films like the 1982 teen film sex comedy Zapped! starring Scott Baio.
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