Category Archives: Television

Old National Discount Mall: “Something New” (circa 1992)

Does anyone remember going to the Old National Discount Mall down south of Atlanta? We had the Outlets LTD mall behind Town Center in Kennesaw when I was a kid (now part of KSU), so a trip to the other side of town was out of the question! I do remember these commercials in heavy rotation back in the day, though!

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The Many Deaths of Barney The Dinosaur: Brnd500

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 wipes out in a major crash during the Indy 500.

The Olive Garden: “Language” (circa 1988)

Remember when The Olive Garden was considered “fine dining”? I remember when you would only find their establishments in the “fanciest” retail areas like Sandy Springs and Gwinnett Place. Yes, I came from one of those families that got “dressed up” to go to Olive Garden! Did you?

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Law Offices of Paul C. Parker: “Chapter 13” (circa 1992)

Another staple of Atlanta-area daytime television, The Law Offices of Paul C. Parker (later Paul C. Parker and Associates) offered low-priced debt relief and settlement protection through the 1980s and 90s.

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Pearle Vision “30% to 60% Off Sale!” (circa 1992)

A frenetically-paced advert where one woman plays multiple characters to illustrate all the great deals on Pearle Vision glasses.

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Movie Inspired Beers

What was it that Yogurt said? “Moichandising! That’s the ticket to success!” Something like that, anyway!

May the licenses be with you!

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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