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Great/cheesy local TV promos of the past

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Ronnie "Z-Man" Barzell, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. Ronnie "Z-Man" Barzell

    Ronnie "Z-Man" Barzell Active Member

    Channel 6 Milwaukee circa 1977 featuring Albert the Alley Cat!

    Channel 5 Cleveland circa 1975, this might as well be an Anchorman outtake.
  2. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Hello Milwaukee ...

    ... hello Milwaukee.

    That spot will haunt my dreams. And I was telling Z-Man that I always thought the horse riding bit was bullshit. Where the hell would they ride horses in Milwaukee? Through fucking Washington Park?
  3. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Any SoCalians, especially Long Beach folks, will remember these:

    Is he saying "Go See Cal" or "Pussy Cow"?

    I grew up watching this shiz. What memories.

  4. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Hello Indiana?

    ... hello Indiana?

    Jack ass Hoosiers stealing our shit!*

    It's a good thing I didn't move to Indiana until '86. Indiana circa '80 makes me want to commit suicide. Though I do like the shot of the dude taking a big huge puff off that funky glass bong in the middle of the ad.**

    * I'm sure this spot was used by whatever stations were owned by whatever company it was.
    ** I'm aware he's blowing glass. Blowing glass ... I know when I think of Indiana, I think of blowing glass. Or stuff that blows. :D (kidding, kidding, KIDDING!)
  5. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    Love the '80s stuff from the local affiliates in the A-T-L, the television of my youth...
  6. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    I present to you Rebecca DeMornay's dad, the one and only, infamous, Wally George.

    Man, I loved this show. WAL-LY! WAL-LY!

    KDOC Channel 56. (This clip is actually interesting about 2/3 way through when they start talkin' Reagan and Bush and Kissinger).

  7. Precious Roy

    Precious Roy Active Member

    How that guy didn't get eaten is beyond me.
  8. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Definitely Pussy Cow.
  9. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    I had a bratwurst in mind for this chick back in the day ...

    You bet!
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    And one of these...
    From Birmingham

    From Cleveland

    From Detroit

    And ANYONE with Bill Bonds
  11. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Bill Bonds rulez hard.
  12. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    That critter on his head was Detroit's favorite rodent for years
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