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1-900-FUN-MATE (Commercial, 1991)

Views: 2358

Here's a commercial for one of those cheesy-bad 1-900 number ads, which were so ubiquitous in the early 90s.

1-900-FUN-MATE ($9.95 per call; from Telcor, Inc.)

Not to sound desperate but, "Call me...please..." ;-)

This aired on local Chicago TV early Saturday, June 22nd 1991 after 2am.

1-900-250-8888 (Commercial, 1991)

Views: 2246

Here's a commercial for one of those cheesy-bad 1-900 number ads, which were so ubiquitous in the early 90s.

1-900-250-8888 ($5 first minute, $1 each additional minute; from UCI Entertainment - 16530 Ventura Boulevard, Encino, CA. 91436)

This aired on local Chicago TV early Saturday, June 22nd 1991 after 2am.

Girl's Talk - "1-900-230-1700" (Commercial, 1991)

Views: 2282

Here's a commercial for one of those cheesy-bad 1-900 number ads, which were so ubiquitous in the early 90s.

Girl's Talk - 1-900-230-1700 ($2 per minute; from Palace Communications)

This aired on local Chicago TV early Saturday, June 22nd 1991 after 2am.

Room Mates - "1-900-737-2233" (Commercial, 1991)

Views: 2137

Here's a commercial for one of those cheesy-bad 1-900 number ads, which were so ubiquitous in the early 90s.

Room Mates - 1-900-737-2233 ($3 per minute, 12 minutes minimum!)

Yep, that's a minimum of $36 you're spending for that phone call.

This aired on local Chicago TV early Saturday, June 22nd 1991 after 2am.

WPWR Channel 50 - Nanny And The Professor - "1-900 Hall of Shame" (Opening & Break, 1991)

Views: 5105

Here is the opening to an airing of Nanny and the Professor (presenting the episode "The Astronomers") on WPWR Channel 50 and the commercial break that follows, with a sequence of hilariously bad and over-the-top 1-900 phone line commercials - each one more cheesy than the last.

Includes:

WPWR Star Trek: The Next Generation bumper promo (ending voiceover by ??)

Opening to Nanny and the Professor

Girl's Talk - 1-900-230-1700 ($...

The Spooky Stories Line (Commercial, 1988)

Views: 2191

Here's a commercial for the Spooky Stories line - a 1-900 number that you would call up to hear a recorded voice tell you scary and spooky things...like how much the call is costing you. 1-900-909-3344.

Remember kids, a portion of each call goes to Special Olympics International - so that makes it ok.

Operated by Teleline.

"Children, be sure to get your parents permission before you call."

This aired on local Chicago TV in the Summe...

Tales of Terror - "1-900-660-FEAR" (Commercial, 1988)

Views: 1014

Here's a commercial for a phone service, Tales of Terror (phone number 1-900-660-FEAR), with clips from various horror movies of old, plus a scary voiceover (by ??), to set the mood.

$1.50 for the first minute, 35 cents each additional minute (if you dare!! - and if you think the tales were scary, just look at the phone bill after you dial!).

By Phone Programs, Inc.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, January 16th 1988.

NBC Network - Mr. Smith - "Dial-An-Ape" (1983)

Views: 4536

Here's a promo for the short-lived NBC program Mr. Smith, about a talking orangutan. I guess they thought it would be a good idea to try and charge people 50 cents to hear what he had to say on the phone at 1-900-40-SMITH. The show lasted less than two months.

"All New! Message #2"

This promo aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, September 20th 1983 at a couple minutes before 10pm.

WFLD Fox Channel 32 - End of Wrestling & The Opening of Benny Hill (1987)

Views: 2709

WFLD Fox 32 - Early October 17, 1987 around 1 AM

Ending of WWF Wrestling Superstars (Jim Barton voiceover)

Married with Children promo

Beginning of The Benny Hill Show (Thames Intro)

O'Hare Hyundai

Ridge Motors Pontiac

Regina Housekeeper (Available at Zayre)

Meineke Mufflers (Not gonna pay a lot for...)

Wholesale Furniture Warehouse

The 9500 Line - 1-900 Part...