June 6, 2010: Knights in Shining Polyester

There are 19 new ads today from October and November 1987. The Channel 13 gallery has an ad for the Donahue 20th Anniversary Special (Phil Donahue) and the Channel 36 gallery has three movie ads for "The Warriors" (Michael Beck), "Ziegfeld Follies" and "Breathless" (Richard Gere). The CBS gallery has one for the Beauty and the Beast Halloween episode "Masques" (Linda Hamilton, Ron Perlman) and the NBC gallery has three, one for the Highway to Heaven Halloween episode "I Was a Middle-Aged Werewolf" (Michael Landon, Victor French), one for Another World and one for two Thursday night shows, the Cheers episode "Paint Your Office" (Kirstie Alley, George Wendt) and the pilot episode of Beverly Hills Buntz (Dennis Franz, Peter Jurasik). The TBS gallery has eight ads including one for an NBA doubleheader which had the Bucks playing the Celtics in Boston (Larry Bird) and the Supersonics playing the Lakers in L.A. (Magic Johnson). There's also a TV Guide close-up description. The other seven are movie ads for "Coward of the County" (Kenny Rogers), "The Missiles of October" (William Devane), "Coma" (Michael Douglas, Genevieve Bujold), "War of the Worlds" & "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (First Alien Encounters) and three Pillsbury Classic Movies, "Giant" (James Dean), the colorized version of "San Francisco" (Clark Gable) and "North by Northwest" (Cary Grant). There are three more ads in the Ohio & W. Pennsylvania gallery, a WKEF-TV22 ad for The Wil Shriner Show and two WLIO-TV35 ads, one for late afternoon court shows The Judge (Robert F. Shield) and The People's Court (Joseph Wapner) and one for The Oprah Winfrey Show. More from November 1987 are on the way...