Monthly Archives: December 2011

‘Pitch In’ Public Service Spot

As I’ve mentioned before, saving the environment, stopping pollution and other ecology-minded issues really caught steam and gained attention in the 1970s. The public service announcement below was typical of the era. The “Pitch In” campaign was sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Hong Kong Phooey’ (1974)

Happy Funshine Friday, Bionic peoples! On this fine start-of-the-weekend morning we cast ourselves back to 1974 and let the intro for Hong Kong Phooey wash over us in a pleasant manner. Hong Kong Phooey was a Hanna-Barbera production and featured … Continue reading

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David Bowie: Lost 1973 ‘Jean Geanie’ Footage Uncovered

Kick the clicker below and soak up a recently uncovered 1970s David Bowie performance. Thought lost forever, this Top of the Pops live version of “The Jean Geanie” was originally broadcast on 04 January, 1973. The BBC routinely erased recording … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas: Kojack Sings Just for You

Merry Christmas, Bionic friends! I hope your holiday is joyous, safe and bright. And now, from 1975, Telly “Kojack” Savalas will “sing” a nice Christmas tune for all of us – just because. Enjoy!

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70s Christmas Spots: A Charlie Brown Christmas, CBS, 1977

On this auspicious eve I’d like to wish everyone a merry Charlie Brown Christmas. I hope Santa brings you that Green Machine and Holly Hobby you asked for. Have a wonderful night and head off to bed with this brief … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Flintstone Comedy Hour

Hi kids and happy Funshine Friday! I’m sorry updates have been slow here of late but let’s rectify that right away and get back in the groove. Today, I say we grab a heaping bowl of Fruity Pebbles, cozy up … Continue reading

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