December 5, 2011: Life in the Laugh Lane

I added 23 more ads today from November and December 1996 issues of TV Guide Magazine including some for Thanksgiving and Christmas, plus one Random Pages gallery addition with four Thanksgiving 'close-ups,' two from Tuesday, 11/26/96 for Home Improvement "The Wood, the Bad and the Hungry" and Frasier "A Lilith Thanksgiving," one from Wednesday, 11/27/96 for The Jamie Foxx Show "A Thanksgiving to Remember" and one from Thursday 11/28/96 for the two Thanksgiving NFL games, Kansas City at Detroit and Washington at Dallas. There's one in the Channel 11 gallery, a Monday. 11/11/96 ad for Jeopardy! (Beverly Sills, John Mahoney, Laura Innes) and there are four in the ABC gallery. There's a Sunday, 11/14/96 full-page ad for Luke and Laura's 15th wedding anniversary on General Hospital (Genie Francis, Tony Geary), a Sunday, 11/17/96 full-page ad for "For Hope" (Dana Delany) and a Saturday 11/30/96 ad and close-up description for The Skins Game (Fred Couples, John Daly, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods), which also includes a Sunday, 12/1/96 full-page Toyota ad for the 14th annual event. There are six in the CBS gallery including a Friday, 11/15/96 full-page ad for "Dallas: J.R. Returns" (Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Ken Kercheval). There's a Friday, 11/22/96 3/4-page ad for Dave's World "Stress" (Harry Anderson, DeLane Matthews) and Everybody Loves Raymond "Turkey or Fish" (Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett, Peter Boyle, Doris Roberts) and a Monday, 11/25/96 ad, on two pages, for Cosby "Guard Almighty," Ink "The Sandwich," Murphy Brown "One Night Stan" and Cybill "Buffalo Gals" (Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Bill Cosby, Lily Tomlin, Candice Bergen, Cybill Shepherd). Next is a Friday 11/29/96 ad for a rerun of Rudolph, the Red Nosed Reindeer. There's also a Wednesday, 12/4/96 ad for the premiere of The Story of Santa Claus and a Friday, 12/6/96 ad for two more reruns, Frosty the Snowman and Frosty Returns. There are two in the FOX gallery, a Tuesday, 11/12/96 full-page ad for "Alien Nation: The Enemy Within" (Eric Pierpoint, Gary Graham) and a Sunday, 11/17/96 3/4-page ad and close-up description for The X-Files "Musings of a Cigarette-Smoking Man" (William B. Davis). There are three in the NBC gallery, two Sunday, 11/10/96 ads, the first ad, on two pages, for 3rd Rock from the Sun "World's Greatest Dick" (Kristen Johnson) and Boston Common "A Triage Grows in Boston" (Anthony Clark) and the second ad for Days of Our Lives (Kristen Alfonso, Peter Reckell). There's also a Saturday, 11/23/96 full-page ad and close-up description for Bob Hope's last special, Bob Hope: Laughing with the Presidents (Tony Danza, Ann-Margret, Tom Selleck, Naomi Judd, Don Johnson, Richard Nixon). There are five in the Vintage Cable Ads gallery. There are two HBO full-page ads, a Saturday 11/9/96 ad (and close-up description) for The High Life "Vacation Money" (Robert Joy, Mark Wilson) and a Wednesday, 11/13/96 ad for The Larry Sanders Show "Everybody Loves Larry" (Garry Shandling). There's also a Friday, 11/15/96 ad for Stuntmania I on pay-per-view, a Sunday 11/17/96 ad for The Crash of TWA Flight 800 on the Discovery Channel and a Wednesday, 11/27/96 full-page ad for "E.T." on TNT. The last two ads are in the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Tuesday, 11/12/96 full-page ad for "The Best Bytes Around" at Hills and a Tuesday, 12/3/96 full-page ad for a TV Guide Plus+ promotion with The Cape (Corbin Bernsen). More December 1996 ads, including more Christmas ads, are on the way...