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WTTW Channel 11 - Wild Chicago - "Good Health" (Part 1, 1991)

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Here is Part One of "Good Health In" Wild Chicago on WTTW Channel 11. Featuring Ben Hollis as host. I believe this was a compilation of segments from earlier shows all with a health-related theme. Includes:

Introduction and Opening of Wild Chicago

Russian Steam Baths at 1916 West Division.

Wild Neighbor John McSweeney of Berwyn and his "Tiger Moves" fitness program.

"Low Definition Mono"

This aired on local Chicago ...

WTTW Channel 11 - Wild Chicago - "Stephen Colbert Cameo" (1990)

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Here's a neat clip from an episode of Wild Chicago - one of their "Dumb Question" segments where they go somewhere and ask random people a question of questionable intelligence. This one took place in Lincoln Park near Diversey.

As I watched this episode and saw this segment I kept going back to this part - that guy in the sunglasses looks familiar...finally it hit me - it's Stephen Colbert!! (of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report fame) You can also see one o...

WTTW Channel 11 - Wild Chicago - "Punks, Junk & More" (Part 1, 1991)

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Here is Part One of an episode of Wild Chicago on WTTW Channel 11. Featuring Ben Hollis as host. Includes:

Val's Halla in Oak Park, IL - featuring their Elvis Shrine.

Professional Wrestling at the Copernicus Center Gateway Theatre in Jefferson Park.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, April 21st 1991.

WTTW Channel 11 - Wild Chicago - "Islands" (Part 4, 1991)

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Here is Part Four, the last part, of an "Islands" themed episode of Wild Chicago on WTTW Channel 11. Featuring Ben Hollis as host. I believe this was a compilation of segments from earlier shows all with an islands-related theme. Includes:

Goose Island on the Near Northwest side. Including Goose Island Shrimp House at 1013 West Division.

Lonski's Inn (Lonski's Cafeteria) at 1115 North Branch and 1117 North Branch.

Special annoucement regarding Wil...

WTTW Channel 11 - Wild Chicago - "Disturbing" (Part 3, 1991)

Views: 1857

"Viewer Discretion Advised"

Here is Part Three of "Disturbing" Wild Chicago on WTTW Channel 11. Featuring Ben Hollis as host. This was a compilation of their "darkest, most border-line tasteless segments ever done". Includes:

John's Live Poultry at 5955 West Fullerton Avenue.

Special Effects and Blood Artist Geoffrey Binns-Calvey and his wife Amy, in Oak Park.

Ending voiceover by Marty Robinson.

This air...

WTTW Channel 11 - Wild Chicago - "Islands" (Part 1, 1991)

Views: 2154

Here is Part One of an "Islands" themed episode of Wild Chicago on WTTW Channel 11. Featuring Ben Hollis as host. I believe this was a compilation of segments from earlier shows all with an islands-related theme. Includes:

End of a WTTW Station ID at the beginning

Treasure Island Foods grocery store at 3460 North Broadway.

Blue Island Trailer Park

"Low Definition Mono"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, July 14t...

WTTW Channel 11 - Wild Chicago - "Disturbing" (Part 2, 1991)

Views: 1891

"Viewer Discretion Advised"

Here is Part Two of "Disturbing" Wild Chicago on WTTW Channel 11. Featuring Ben Hollis as host. This was a compilation of their "darkest, most border-line tasteless segments ever done". Includes:

Sausage Joe - at Joe's Homemade Sausage - 4452 North Western.

Chicago Police Department - Marine Unit.

John V. May Funeral Home at 4553 North Milwaukee.

This aired on local Chicago TV...

WTTW Channel 11 - Wild Chicago - "Punks, Junk & More" (Part 3, 1991)

Views: 2881

Here is Part Two of an episode of Wild Chicago on WTTW Channel 11. Featuring Ben Hollis as host. Includes:

Jim Skafish & His Unique Musical Stylings - at The Avalon - Belmont & Sheffield.

Mr. Condom in Winthrop Harbor.

"If there were guests of Wild Chicago..." voiceover by Don Ferris.

Wild Duds - I think these were originally called "Wild Wear" but maybe they decided to rename them f...

WTTW Channel 11 - Wild Chicago - "Islands" (Part 2, 1991)

Views: 1407

Here is Part Two of an "Islands" themed episode of Wild Chicago on WTTW Channel 11. Featuring Ben Hollis as host. I believe this was a compilation of segments from earlier shows all with an islands-related theme. Includes:

68th Street Islands (Harrison-Dever Crib and 68th Street Crib) on Lake Michigan.

Garfield's Fantasy Island II bar at 6011 South State Street.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, July 14th 1991.