Saturday Fun: New Coke

New Coke, Better than ever before. With Bill Cosby.

Depending on who you speak to this was one of the biggest blunders or greatest marketing ploys in history. Lets take a well know taste and change it, only to change it back about a year later.

 

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The Jetsons – EEP, OPP, ORK AH-AH

The Jetsons is an animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera. The series first began airing in 1962 in a primetime slot. This clip is from one of the hippest episodes EP-OP-ORK-AH-AH.

Direct Link: http://youtu.be/suafkk2vWNI

Saturday Fun: Classic Coca-Cola Commercial

I’d like to teach the world to sing.

 

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Saturday Fun: Superfriends opening

Remember the Superfriends?

This opening will put a smile on your face. Do you recognize the announcer? That would be Ted Knight from the old Mary Tyler More show (and others).

 

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Saturday Fun: Trapper John MD

Didn’t you want to be a doctor like Alanzo Gates in this loose continuation of MASH with Trapper John MD.
This is when they knew how to make TV openings. Heroic doctors doing heroic things. No medicaid? No problem! No Insurance? Not a problem. Let’s fix ‘ya.

Direct Link: http://youtu.be/_JA5R96-Fn4

Saturday Fun: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

The opening to the 1980’s TV series, Buck Rogers.
The year is 1987, and NASA launches the last of America’s deep space probes…

Direct Link: http://youtu.be/v32VypWeF0I

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Saturday Fun: Tracy Ullman Show

See the opening credits for the show that launched the Simpsons, and the faces of some famous voices for the following 20 years.

Direct Link: http://youtu.be/KZ2UJIlMRnk

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Barbi Benton Sings

Barbi Benton sings.

Direct Link: http://youtu.be/ZsF8-TblS_M

Adrienne Barbeau vs. Michelle Phillips – 1977 Battle of the Network Stars

They even go to a slo-mo version of the running of the gals.

Direct Link: http://youtu.be/Ykt7Uv0BgoE

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Saturday Fun: Mego Toy Commercial

Classic toy commercial. Can you spot the comic book errors?

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Saturday Fun: Ripley’s Believe it Or Not

Ripley’s Believe it Or Not 1983 TV series.

Direct Link: http://youtu.be/2iR-QjtpZQ0

Saturday Fun: Dynomutt

Direct Link: http://youtu.be/VxxL2YvNkzE
Saturday mornings WERE The misadventures of clumsy mechanical canine Dynomutt, Dog Wonder and his millionaire master Radley Crowne, The Blue Falcon.

Saturday Fun: Super Friends

Direct Link: http://youtu.be/1qZ5L4RTX1M
Super Friends is an American animated television series about a team of superheroes which ran from 1980 to 1982 on ABC.

Saturday Fun: Thundarr the Barbarian

Direct Link: http://youtu.be/kk20CCyJQ_g
In the year 1994, a comet hurtles between Earth and the moon. The moon is destroyed, and the Earth loses its ozone layer,causing the entire planet to be laid waste. 2000 years later, Earth has become “a world of savagery, super-science, and sorcery,” inhabited by various evildoers, scavengers, and magicians. Thundarr, a warrior who wields a powerful sword, is joined by his friends Ookla the Mok and Princess Ariel as they make their way through this strange world.