Posts Tagged ‘classic TV’

Can You Tell Me How You Get..

November 11, 2009

..to be 40?

sesame-season-1On November 10th, 1969 this education show went on the air, for the first time.

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RevoluTuck’s Halloween Party Time

October 25, 2009

It’s that season of strangeness here @ RovoluTuck blog once again, everybody! I know you’re steeped in Halloween parties and plans all this week, so here are a few things you gotta have for it!

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watch the whole thing here.

THE PAUL LYNDE HALLOWEEN SPECIAL

This was an ABC TV special, from 1976. Starring comedian Paul Lynde, best known as center square of the classic “Hollywood Squares”. This show features Margaret Hamilton who was the wicked witch from the “Wizard of OZ” and an early tv appearance of the rock group KISS!

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HALLOWEEN HAUNT 2009

Sounds and musical mashups for any hipster spooky party!

WAR OF THE WORLDS REMIX

I POSTED THIS OVER ON ARCHIVE.ORG BACK IN 2005, PEOPLE ARE JUST NOW DISCOVERING IT!

Well Turn it Up, Bitch!!

October 11, 2009

The K-Tell style of tv adds that sold compulation record collections off of the tv was the norm growing up. The pre-world of ipod.. and easily downloading that we have today.

This is possibly the best known add.. “Freedom Rock”!

A few other (ahemm.. ) “gems”…

Cardboard not included.

And Dat’s da way it were…

July 17, 2009

My brother has always told me that Walter Cronkite’s coverage of the Apollo 11 Moon landing was beyond anybody else.. of anything… EVER!

WALTER CRONKITE, R.I.P.

So I was going to hold off and post this for Monday, but well… regardless here as it was on July the 20th, Nineteen Hundred and Sixty Nine.

Here is actual “as-it-happened” footage from CBS, with Walter Cronkite reporting on the historic moon landing of Apollo 11 in July, 1969.

The “One step for man” speech is right at the beginning of part 3…


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long forgotten nostaga

July 1, 2009

ty youtube!

Classic DOCTOR WHO, Part 17

June 25, 2009

Sketchy ’90’s

THE EIGHTH DOCTOR: PAUL McGANN: 1996

A4 Paul McgannThe Eighth Doctor Wiki.


Apart form a few specials here and there, in the 1990s there was one serious attempt at relaunching the Dr. Who franchise back to television. This time the BBC was going to team up with the American network produce it in Vancouver Canada. The series for FOX was never picked up, but the visually cool telemove of the pilot “The Enemy Within” made it to air in both countries in 1996. Sylverster McCoy was brought back to give his official had over of the TARDIS key to Paul McGann. (more…)