April 7, 2013: Farewell to M*A*S*H

 

I added 17 more ads today, all from February 1983, plus three more Random Pages gallery additions. There are two from Peach Sections of The Blade, a Tuesday, 2/1/83 story by Howard Rosenberg of the Los Angeles Times, “The 'Dick Van Dyke Show' Tops on TV Comedy List,” and a Saturday, 2/6/83 story by Seymour Rothman, “Good Health Is Wonderful, But Cleveland Was Better,” more about the end of channel 43 on The CableSystem. There's also a Sunday, 2/27/83 story by Tom Gearhart, on the front page of the Entertainment-Leisure Section of The Blade, “Jamie Farr: A Fond Farewell to M*A*S*H.” There's one addition to the the Channel 11 gallery, a Monday, 2/2783 ad for the PM Magazine segment on the last episode of M*A*S*H, the M*A*S*H series finale, “Goodbye, Farewell and Amen,” and a Toledo Eleven News report on “The Racketeers,” by Brad Fish. You can find the TV Guide ad for the last episode of M*A*S*H here. There are three additions to the News/Special Reports Ads gallery for Toledo Eleven News as well, a Monday, 2/7/83 ad for a Deborah Foggio report, “Birth Right,” a Tuesday, 2/15/83 ad for a Jeff Heitz report, “Back in Circulation,” and a Monday, 2/21/83 ad for a Rebecca Hanshaw report, “In Another Life.” There are two additions to the Channel 13 gallery, a Saturday, 2/12/83 ad for NBC SportsWorld and a Saturday, 2/26/83 ad for Weekend Magazine with Janine Lauber. There are also two additions to the Channel 24 gallery, a Wednesday, 2/2/83 ad for a Bowling Green vs. Central Michigan basketball game, and a Sunday, 2/6/83 full-page ad for the return of Food Town's Let's Go to the Races, now being carried on channel 24 on Sunday nights. There's also one addition to the Channel 24 News gallery. A Thursday, 2/17/83 ad for 24 News Tonight with Rick Benjamin at 6 and Susan Hayes at 11. There's one addition to the PBS gallery for WBGU-TV 57, a Saturday, 2/26/83 ad for Newsix. There are two additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Sunday, 2/6/83 full-page ad (...Entertainment Explosion...) and a Tuesday, 2/8/83 ad for The Blade Cablenews channels. There's one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Friday, 2/25/83 ad for WIOT-FM 104's Cabin Fever Sale at the Toledo Masonic Auditorium. And there are four additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Tuesday, 2/1/83 ad for Toledo Edison and a Friday, 2/5/83 ad for Tony Packo's Cafe (Invite Tony Packo To Your Mash Bash Party). There's also a Saturday, 2/26/83 ad for Sesame Street Live at the Toledo Sports Arena, and a Sunday, 2/27/83 ad for Hayes Brothers Ornamental Ironworks. March 1983 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...