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Coleco - Alien Attack (Commercial, 1981)

Views: 2201

Here's a commercial for the handheld VFD (vacuum fluorescent display) video game Alien Attack - by Coleco.

This aired on local Chicago TV in September of 1981.

McDonald's - "Atari Game Promotion" (Commercial, 1982)

Views: 3141

Here is a commercial for McDonalds featuring their Atari Game promotion.

This commercial aired on local Chicago TV early Saturday, between 12 and 1am, on September 18th, 1982.

WBBM Channel 2 - The Late Show II - "The Name Of The Game" (Bumper Excerpt, 1980)

Views: 19428

Here is a brief bumper excerpt from an airing of an episode of "The Name of the Game" during The Late Show II on WBBM Channel 2. The episode was titled "The Bobby Currier Story," and it starred Robert Stack and Brandon de Wilde.

Thanks to W.B., betamax75, and Phantom for their help in playing "Name That Fuzz!" :-)

This aired on local Chicago TV early Tuesday, January 15th 1980. (Movie started at 3:35am! And yet the guy still cut out commercials! Now that's d...

WKBS Channel 48 - The $50,000 Pyramid (Break #1, 1981)

Views: 2572

Here are a couple items from the Field Communications station WKBS Channel 48 in Philadelphia which shut down in 1983. This aired during a broadcast of the $50,000 Pyramid game show with Dick Clark. Includes:

A movie promo for Farewell to the Planet of the Apes - More Movie - Fewer Commercials!

Local commercial for automotive and electronics training at Pennco Tech of Pennsauken, New Jersey.

This aired on local Philadelphia TV on Thursday, Februa...

Activision - Spider Fighter (Commercial, 1983)

Views: 1266

Here is a commercial for the Activision video game "Spider Fighter" for the Atari 2600. Game designed by Larry Miller.

Voiceover by William Woodson.

Available at:

Osco Drugs
Center Video
Minnesota Fats

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, February 14th 1983.

Way to Go (Part 2a, 1980)

Views: 563

Here is Part 2a of a long-forgotten Field Communications produced program for kids called Way to Go. This episode (which may infact be the first one) is from 1980.

I am pretty sure this was produced at the Field station KBHK-TV Channel 44 in San Francisco.

This program aired on WFLD Channel 32 in Chicago on Sunday mornings at 9:30am in July of 1981 (Thanks, smctopia!) and may have aired at other times too.


The Way to Go g...

Bubblicious Gum - "Video Game" (Commercial, 1982)

Views: 1873

Here's an animated commercial for Bubblicious bubble gum featuring a video game theme.

"The Ultimate Bubble has the Ultimate Flavors."

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, July 31st 1982.

Scrabble Brand SENSOR, Electronic Word Game (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 1533

Here's a trippy commercial for Scrabble Brand Sensor, Electronic Word Game.

From Selchow & Righter - "Another Name for Fun & Games"

Voiceover by ??

"When the word is out, everyone knows it!"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, June 3rd 1979.

I Vant To Bite Your Finger By Hasbro (Commercial, 1981)

Views: 2512

Here's a commercial for the board game "I Vant To Bite Your Finger" by Hasbro, with a Dracula vampire-type character that will make bite marks on your finger in red marker if you lose the game.

"It's a Dracula game!"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, November 10th 1981 during the 2:30pm to 3pm timeframe.