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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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Funshine Friday: ‘The Muppet Show’ – ‘Mahna Mahna’ Song (1976)

It had to happen at some point – and now it has. Here’s the insightful, thought-provoking “Mahna Mahna” song. I demand that you sing along. In the office, on the bus, where ever. The “Mahna Mahna” clip below comes from … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: WXIX-TV ‘’Star Trek’ For Fall’ (1975)

(Click to enlarge) “Proud of our independence and yours.” Not a bad line-up of reruns. Daily 70s Ad #226: WXIX-TV ‘’Star Trek’ For Fall’ originally appeared in the September, 1975 issue of Cincinnati magazine. (Source: Cincinnati) Previously on Daily 70s … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Muppet Show’ – Harry Belafonte & Animal Drum Duel (1978)

Good morning, Bionic pals. Here’s a two-minute slice of joyful 1970s noise to get your weekend started off right – Harry Belafonte engaging in a drum duel with Animal. Who will emerge victorious? The clip in question was produced for … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Archie’s T.V. Funnies’ (1971)

Archie’s T.V. Funnies, produced by Filmation, first appeared on the silly screen in September of 1971. 16 episodes were created and repeated. The animated series was hosted by Archie and his pals and cartoon segments featured comic strip icons such … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘H.R. Pufnstuf’ – Jack Wild Sings ‘How Lucky I Am’ (1970s Reruns)

Happy Funshine Friday, Bionic Pals! Here’s Jack Wild singing “How Lucky I Am” from Sid and Marty Krofft’s H.R. Pufnstuf. “How Lucky I Am” appeared in the second episode of the famed children’s series and originally aired in September of … Continue reading

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