Tag Archives: 1990s

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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!

Road kill on the information highway!

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Mrs. Butterworth: “The Slowest Person I Ever Met” (circa 1993)

I’m not even going to comment on this one. Just–just watch.

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The Many Deaths of Barney the Dinosaur: Barny

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 meets his Doom in this audio clip!

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Injury Helpline: “Devastating Results” (circa 1992)

The insurance companies have lawyers working hard on their side and so should you! That was a familiar refrain through so many years of daytime television!

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National Geographic Explorer Commercials

Before the NatGeo Channel, there was National Geographic Explorer on TBS, a weekly television magazine show that brought the best of National Geographic Magazine to living rooms across the country!

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Barnweed

Barney the Dinosaur shows his support for California’s Proposition 64.

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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!

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The IRS is hiring!

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

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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!

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Gilbert & Montlick: “We Should’ve Called Them First” (circa 1992)

Early 1990s advert for Atlanta-area law firm Gilbert & Montlick. More ubiquitous daytime TV commercials.

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