Q&A

Q: I found some super old episodes of "Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends," and I recognize the voice of the narrator. Who is the man behind the scenes?

That voice you recognize was a guy by the name of Stan Lee. Apart from being the narrator on this early-'80s animated series, he's had roles in a number of different Marvel properties throughout the years, such as a helpful truck driver in the first "Thor" movie (2011) and a bartender in "Ant-Man" (2015). Oh, and he also basically built Marvel C...

Q: I got over the "Good Witch" season being over by getting into "Chesapeake Shores," but then its season ended after just a few episodes, too. Why do they keep doing this?

There are a couple of answers to that question, one of which is actually good news. The boring answer is that cable shows ("Good Witch" and "Chesapeake Shores" are both Hallmark Channel originals) always get shorter episode orders than broadcast shows. The 22-episode model, designed to cover the traditional fall/winter viewing season that broad...

Q: I just saw an ad for the "final season" of "Modern Family," but I thought that ended a while ago? Did I miss something?

Apparently you missed a lot of episodes of "Modern Family." You can be forgiven for assuming it had ended a while ago -- few series, sitcoms especially, get 11 seasons. But that is all it will get -- "Modern Family's" final season is airing now. It premiered in 2009 and was immediately named the season's "breakout" hit -- critics and audiences...