Category Archives: 70s TV

Thanksgiving Holiday Repeats: ‘Charlie Brown’ & ‘The Brady Bunch’ (1973 & ’70)

Happy Thanksgiving, Bionic pals! Here’s some Thanksgiving holiday favorites from years past. 70s’ style reruns, if you will. May your celebrations be bountiful! A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (And Appreciating Our Pop Culture) Happy Thanksgiving, fellow USA-dwellers! It’s time to butter … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday (Holiday Repeat): ‘The Paul Lynde Halloween Special’ (1976)

Happy Halloween, Bionic pals! It’s time for a tasty holiday repeat. Enjoy heartily! On October 29, 1976 a comedic monster known as The Paul Lynde Halloween Special ate up television screens across America. Here now, in its entirety, you can … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Wonderama’ – ‘Exercise’ Song (1972)

Happy Funshine Friday everyone! Are you ready to move those feet? Here’s Bob McAllister singing the “Exercise” song on the syndicated kid’s show, Wonderama in 1972. I watched this series religiously. Was this shown in your TV market? Were you … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Woodsy Owl PSAs, ‘Give A Hoot!’ (1970s)

“Give a hoot. Don’t pollute. Never be a dirty bird!” Happy Funshine Friday! Here’s Woodsy Owl with a collection of Public Service Announcements from the Forest Service – USDA. About half of these spots are from the late 70s and … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Sesame Street – ‘Traffic Light’ (1970)

Happy Funshine Friday, everybody! Here’s a 1970s moment to lead you into the weekend. It’s a very short film entitled, “Traffic Light” that originally ran in November of 1970 on Sesame Street. Lots of nice, 70s-era vehicles and harried pedestrians … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Electric Company’ – ‘Knock Knock Rock’ (1976)

“Bigger and better and shorter than ever!” Happy Funshine Friday, Bionic Friends! Here’s The Short Circus singing “Knock Knock Rock” from a 1976 (my best guess) episode of The Electric Company. Yes, that’s Morgan Freeman as Mel Mounds, the too-hip … Continue reading

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