June 12, 2010: Go BOB-ing For Fun Every Morning

There are 20 more ads today from December 1987 and January 1988 including some more holiday ads. The ABC gallery has four ads, one for A Muppet Family Christmas (Jim Henson), one for New Year's Rockin' Eve 1988 (John Stamos, Heather Locklear) and two for Wide World of Sports, one for an appearance by the Harlem Globetrotters in West Berlin and one for the Bud Light Ironman Triathlon World Chamoionship in Hawaii. The CBS gallery has seven ads, one for the Candid Camera Christmas Special (Allen Funt, Mary Hart, Florence Henderson, Steve Landesberg, Martin Mull, Sarah Purcell, Lynn Redgrave), one for CBS Sunday Movie "Once Upon a Texas Train" (Willie Nelson, Richard Widmark, Angie Dickinson) which also includes a TV Guide close-up description, one for Thursday night shows Tour of Duty (Terrence Knox), Simon & Simon (Gerald McRaney, Jameson Parker) and Knots Landing (Lynne Moody), one for Friday night shows Beauty and the Beast (Linda Hamilton, Ron Perlman), Dallas (Larry Hagman) and Falcon Crest (Tahnee Welch), one for daytime game shows Blackout (Bob Goen), Card Sharks (Bob Eubanks) and The Price is Right (Bob Barker), and two full-page ads, one for the Magnum, P.I. episode "A Girl Named Sue" (Tom Selleck, Carol Burnett) and one for the series premiere of 48 Hours (Dan Rather). The NBC gallery has three, one for Motown Merry Christmas (Philip Michael Thomas, Pointer Sisters, Natalie Cole, Smokey Robinson, Lola Falana, Redd Foxx, The Temptations), one for World Premiere Movie "The Ann Jillian Story" (Tony Lo Bianco, Ann Jillian) which also includes a TV Guide close-up, and one for the 4th Annual Soap Opera Awards (A Martinez, Marcy Walker, Genie Francis, Drake Hogestyn, Susan Lucci, Gordon Thompson, Leann Hunley, Michele Lee, Carol Burnett). The PBS gallery has a channel 30 ad and TV Guide close-up for the special Drug Free Kids: A Parent's Guide (Zeroe Hubbard, Marla Gibbs) and the Vintage Cable Ads gallery has a CNN full-page ad for Inside Politics '88 and an HBO ad (and TV Guide close-up) for the 1/22/88 Mike Tyson - Larry Holmes Unified World Heavyweight Championship fight in which Tyson knocked out Holmes in the 4th round and the TBS gallery has three movie ads for the colorized version of "The Gazebo" (Glenn Ford), "The Sacketts" on Award Theatre (Jeff Osterage, Tom Selleck) and "Westworld" (Yul Brenner). More from January and February 1988 are on the way...