April 11, 2010: Four Course Comedy

There are 24 new ads today from October and November 1985 plus one addition to the Random Pages gallery for a page with a TV Guide close-up for Patrick Ewing's first NBA game (76ers at Knicks). See YouTube video here. The ABC gallery has two ads including one for Patrick Ewing's appearance on Webster (Emmanuel Lewis) and a full-page ad for ABC's Friday night shows Webster (Emmanuel Lewis), Mr. Belvedere (Christopher Hewitt), Diff'rent Strokes (Gary Coleman) and Benson (Robert Guillaume). The CBS gallery has three ads, one for The Twilight Zone ("Healer," "Children's Zoo" and "Kentucky Rye"), one for two Halloween shows (the premiere of Garfield's Halloween Adventure and It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown) and one for As the World Turns (Scott Bryce, Finn Carter). The NBC gallery has six ads, one for Saturday Night's Main Event: USA vs. USSR (Hulk Hogan, Uncle Elmer, Rowdy Roddy Piper), two for "The Long Hot Summer," a two-page ad for part one (Don Johnson, Jason Robards, Cybill Shepherd) and a full-page ad for part two, one for Days of Our Lives, one for Another World (Douglas Watson, Victoria Wind- ham) and one for Sale of the Century. The TBS gallery has seven ads, one for Wednesday Night Movie "Tobruk" (Rock Hudson), one for The Andy Griffith Show Silver Anniversary Special (Don Knotts, Andy Griffith), one for their 'Four-Course Comedy' lineup of early evening shows (Andy Griffith, Carol Burnett, Mary Tyler Moore, Redd Foxx), three Pillsbury Classic Movie ads for "Destry" (Audie Murphy), "Night Passage" (James Stewart) and "The Brass Bottle" (Tony Randall) and one for a Friday night Celtics-Nets NBA game. There are four ads in the Ohio/W. Pennsylvania gallery. Two are WDTN-TV2 game show ads, one for The Price is Right (Tom Kennedy) and one for Love Connection (Chuck Woolery) and the other two are WLIO-TV35 ads, one for The New Newlywed Game (Bob Eubanks) and one for Transformers. There are also two ads in the Other Vintage Ads gallery, one for Budweiser (World Series) and one for Bud Light (Halloween). More ads from November 1985 are on the way...