Category Archives: Television

Pepsi: “SEC Halftime Hysteria” (circa 1989)

Advert for the Pepsi SEC Halftime Hysteria promotion that offered prizes for qualified purchases of Pepsi products during college football season.

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The Many Deaths of Barney the Dinosaur: Bondbarn

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!

Barney the Dinosaur runs afoul of Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

Maximum Strength Pepto-Bismol: “Pipes” (circa 1988)

For those REALLY bad days of gastrointestinal distress. The metaphor is rather…blatant.

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The Money Store: “1-800-Loan-Yes” (circa 1988)

Look! It’s the new toll-free phone number for The Money Store! Quick get your second mortgage now from that conveniently-placed pay phone!

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TBS: “A Minute To Pray, A Second To Die” teaser (circa 1989)

Does anyone remember this deep-catalog western that was in regular rotation on TBS in the 80s?

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TBS All Night: Islands In The Stream/Class of 84 teaser (circa 1989)

Teaser advert for TBS All Night movie double feature with Islands In The Stream and Class of ’84.

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TBS Sports: PGA Grand Slam (circa 1992)

Yet another example of TBS’s aggressive pursuit of sports coverage in effort to beat out the networks and the fledgling ESPN.

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