Category Archives: Television

The Many Deaths of Barney the Dinosaur: Barnusaf

I found these floating around AOL back in in the mid-1990s, perfect entertainment for a 12-year-old with a chip on his shoulder! If anyone can help me track down the original creator, please let me know!

The US Air Force drops a MOAB on Barney!

NASCAR Commercials (circa 1989-1992)

Remember back when no one wanted the broadcast rights to NASCAR, so Turner took a chance and ran wild with them?

How about back when the only people who knew what NASCAR was were walking out of a screening of “Days of Thunder”? Those were the days!

The IRS is hiring!

Quite possibly the best advertisement(s) for a government job ever conceived.

Barnsong

Once upon a time, people set certain short themes as their startup and shutdown sound effects in Windows. This is one that I used to have for a while, featuring Don Knotts.

Milk: “It’s a Health Kick” (circa 1989)

Drink milk! It’ll make you sexy!

Midas: “Foreign Car Brakes” (circa 1992)

Remember when foreign cars were still “exotic” and you had to take your Toyota or even a Daewoo to a specialty mechanic? Midas didn’t care where the car came from!

The Many Deaths of Barney The Dinosaur: Barnmmpr

I found these floating around AOL back in in the mid-1990s, perfect entertainment for a 12-year-old with a chip on his shoulder! If anyone can help me track down the original creator, please let me know!