Forgotten TV ep 14-The Spirit 1987 TV movie

October 16, 2017

The 1987 TV movie pilot The Spirit with Sam J Jones and Nana Visitor is considered.

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TV/movie Themes clipped

The Lone Ranger 1949
Dick Tracy 1950
Sheena Queen of the Jungle 1955
Zorro 1957
The Masked Marvel 1943
The Spirit theme 1987
The Spirit 2008 movie

Ohara 1986 ABC promo
Sledge Hammer! 1986 ABC promo
Starman 1986 ABC promo
Max Headroom 1986 ABC promo
ABC 1987 Friday Night Movie intro

Correction: Gotham airs on Fox, not the WB as stated.

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Forgotten TV ep 13-The Highwayman

August 28, 2017

The 1987 TV movie and 1988 series The Highwayman is considered.

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The Highwayman toy prototype exclusive photos

TV Themes clipped

Unsolved Mysteries
Married... with Children
21 Jump Street
DuckTales
Star Trek:The Next Generation

The Highwayman TV movie
The Highwayman TV series

Obituaries
Tobe Hooper 74
Jay Thomas 69
Jerry Lewis 91
June Foray 99
Martin Landau 89
Skip Homeier 86

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Forgotten TV ep 12-Saturday Morning Weirdness Part 2

August 5, 2017

Continuing the journey through the weird world of 1970s live-action Saturday morning TV and the world of Sid and Marty Krofft.

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TV Themes clipped

The Lost Saucer
Far Out Space Nuts
Monster Squad
The Krofft Supershow
Electra Woman and Dyna Girl
Dr. Shrinker
Wonderbug
Magic Mongo
Bigfoot and Wildboy
CBS Saturday morning promo 1975

DVDs available:

The World of Sid and Marty Krofft
Sid & Marty Kroffts Saturday Morning Hits
Electra Woman and Dyna Girl
Electra Woman and Dyna Girl (2016)

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Forgotten TV ep 11-Saturday Morning Weirdness Part 1

July 16, 2017

A journey through the weird world of 1970s live-action Saturday morning TV and the world of Sid and Marty Krofft.

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TV Themes clipped

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
Captain Midnight
The Pinky Lee Show
H.R. Pufnstuf
Lancelot Link-Secret Chimp
The Bugaloos
Lidsville
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters

1971 ABC Saturday morning promo

DVDs available:

H.R. Pufnstuf: The Complete Series
Lancelot Link: Secret Chimp
The Bugaloos - The Complete Series
Sigmund and the Sea Monsters - Complete Series

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Forgotten TV ep 10-Otherworld

July 1, 2017

The 1985 CBS series Otherworld is considered.

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TV Themes clipped

TJ Hooker
Ripley's Believe It Or Not
Scarecrow and Mrs. King
The A-Team
V:The Series
The Fall Guy
Feb 85 CBS promo

Otherworld opening segment

CBS Bumper/ID
Street Hawk Dec 84 promo
1984 CBS Sat night lineup promo

Obituary-Stephen Furst, 63.

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Forgotten TV ep 9-The Fantastic Journey

June 11, 2017

The 1977 NBC series The Fantastic Journey is discussed.

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Correction: Snarf appeared on Thundercats, not Masters of the Universe as mentioned. Also, although numerous websites report a 1991 death; public records and newspaper articles confirm she is still quietly living under a married name in Los Angeles.

TV Themes clipped
1977 The Fantastic Journey pilot theme
1977 The Fantastic Journey series theme

1977 NBC spinning logo theme
1977 NBC Grizzly Adams promo
1977 NBC Man From Atlantis promo

Obituary-Adam West, 88.

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Forgotten TV ep 8-Cliffhangers and Supertrain

June 2, 2017

The 1979 NBC mega failures Cliffhangers! and Supertrain are discussed.

Note: I apologize for some audio clips from Cliffhangers that are not exceptionally clear. These are from multi-generation VCR copies. You may want to listen to this episode on headphones or earbuds.

TV themes clipped
1979 Cliffhangers
1979 Supertrain themes

NBC "NBSee Us"! 1978 fall season promo
1979 NBC Supertrain promo

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Unofficial Supertrain website

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Forgotten TV ep 7-The Super 70s Part 4

May 22, 2017

The 1978 CBS TV movie Dr. Strange and the 1979 CBS Captain America TV movies are discussed.

TV themes clipped
1978 Dr. Strange themes
1966 Captain America animated
1979 Captain America theme

1970s CBS movie bumper
1978 Wonder Woman/Incredible Hulk/CBS On The Air promo
1970s Captain America/Hulk Mego TV commercial
VHS trailer for 1979 Captain America II

DVDs available

Dr. Strange 1978
Captain America 1979

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Forgotten TV ep 6-The Super 70s Part 3

May 13, 2017

The 1977-1982 live action CBS TV series The Incredible Hulk is considered.

TV themes clipped
1966 Hulk/The Marvel Super Heroes
1978 The Incredible Hulk

Incredible Hulk Colorforms 1970s commercial
Me-TV Incredible Hulk promo
Mego Marvel Comics Elastic Super-Heroes Collection 1970s commercial
1978 Dr. Strange CBS promo
VHS trailer for 1979 Captain America

DVDs available:

The Incredible Hulk s1
The Incredible Hulk s2
The Incredible Hulk s3
The Incredible Hulk s4
The Incredible Hulk s5

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Forgotten TV ep 5-The Super 70s Part 2

April 30, 2017

1970s live-action incarnations of Spider-Man are considered.

1977 Spider-Man CBS TV movie
1978 Spider-Man CBS TV series
1978 Japanese Spider-Man or Supaidâman

TV themes clipped
1967 Spider-Man ABC animated series
1977 Spider-Man CBS TV movie
1978 Spider-Man CBS TV series
1978 Japanese Spider-Man or Supaidâman

1970s Mego Hulk and Spiderman Commercial
1978 Remco Spiderman Toy Commercial
1979 Mego Superheroes Contest Commercial
Isis Weekly Moral
Fan-made trailer for Incredible Hulk TV movie

Corrections: ABC animated series was 1967, not 1966 as stated. Johnny Sokko is seen Sunday nights on Comet, not Me-TV as stated.

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