It’s impossible to comprehend 40 years have passed since "Charlie’s Angels" made its debut on ABC on September 22, 1976. The now iconic series would forever change the landscape of television, make international superstars of its leading ladies and launch a very lucrative marketing franchise that continues to this day. Originally titled "The Alley Cats," television mega-producer Aaron Spelling cast Kate Jackson, fresh off her four-year stint as Nurse Jill Danko on his hugely successful crime drama "The Rookies," as his first “cat.” Jackson wasn’t fond of the title, renaming it "Charlie’s Angels" during a pre-production meeting for the show.
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