Category Archives: 70s TV

Funshine Friday: ‘Tom Sawyer’ Movie, ‘Gratifaction’ Song (1973)

A most pleasant Funshine Friday to all! Here’s a clip from a movie you might have watched on a lazy Sunday morning in 1973. It’s Johnny Whitaker and friends singing “Gratifaction” from the movie Tom Sawyer. ‘Tom Sawyer’ Movie: ‘Gratifaction’ … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Little Ronald McDonald Doll (1977)

Happy Funshine Friday, Bionic pals! Here’s an early morning commercial for McDonald’s you may have caught in 1976 or ’77 featuring the Little Ronald McDonald doll. Only $1.00! That’s a cheap gift. Somehow though, the whole clown thing seems slightly … Continue reading

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Show Toppers: ‘Flying High’ (1978)

By the great, grey strands of Howard Cosell’s toupee! It’s been much too long since we’ve flipped on the box for an episode of Show Toppers. Let’s dive right into another long-lost 1970s TV intro. Flying High ran on CBS … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Sesame Street’ – Ernie & Bert ‘Emotions’ (1975)

Happy Funshine Friday (the 13th)! Let’s join Ernie, Bert and Shola as they come to our emotional rescue, demonstrating their best happy, sad and frightened faces. The segment below aired during season six of Sesame Street on March 13, 1975. … Continue reading

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Brady Bunch Moments: Bobby The Enforcer (1973)

Welcome back, to another segment of Brady Bunch Moments. Remember that one time, when Bobby became a hall monitor at school and all of that unbridled power went straight to his little head? How could one forget such a thing? … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Sam The Butcher For Liquid-Plumr (1973 & ’74)

“Liquid-Plumr has two fast-acting ingredients; one for grease, one for hair.” It’s been ages since we’ve enjoyed a few 70s Spots. Let me rectify! Here’s two commercials produced in 1973 for Liquid-Plumr. Both star Allan Melvin, best known to 70s … Continue reading

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