The Best (and Biggest) Hair on Classic TV
Exploring TV.com's vast archive of classic TV clips makes one thing very clear: Hairstyles were an integral part of TV show wardrobes long before Rachel's 'do on Friends took the nation's salons by storm. These classic TV clips remind us that even if clothes don't make the man, in the 70s and 80s the hair sometimes made the show.
Johnny Depp) goes undercover to end the rivalry between two punk gangs who use the word "heck" a lot. Don't miss Jason Priestly's memorable mohawk.
Haywood Nelson) sported a glistening 'do that paired beautifully with his all-polyester ensembles.
Marty Allen mastered the alluring windswept look, and the show's ever-growing roster of stars and starlets featured the hottest hairstyles of the day.
Katy Segal) sky-high red locks gotten any bigger, they would've endangered low-flying aircraft.
Alyssa Milano) started rocking a bob, she was saying to the world: "I'm all grown up."
And then there was Angela's (Judith Light) blonde nest of curls and hairspray, which mirrored her bird-like, type-A personality.
Nancy McKeon)'s pulled-back ponytail showed off her tomboyishness; Blair's (Lisa Whelchel) blond flowing locks exemplified her uppity upper class-ness; and Tooti's (Kim Fields) bob was at once girlish and serious. As for Natalie (Mindy Cohn), she often wore her hair in half pigtails. And well, Natalie always had some growing up to do.
Farrah Fawcett, the subject of a famous photograph that actually had people believing that her curly locks spelled out S.E.X., made quite an impression with that fluffy head of hair.
Stefanie Powers) feathery helmet never budged (it only slightly fluttered), even as she rode in that convertible during the opening credits. A testament to the holding power of Aquanet.
Richard Dreyfuss playing the school nerd, Derf the Drag.
Which classic TV hairdo is your favorite?
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