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Pac-Man Cereal (Commercial #1, 1983)

Views: 818

Here's an animated commercial for Pac-Man cereal. (or do you say PacMan?)

This aired on local Chicago television on Friday, December 23rd 1983.

WSNS Channel 44 - Summit Series Game 8 (Technical Difficulties?, 1972)

Views: 2750

Here's something strange - during the broadcast on WSNS TV-44 of Game 8 of the 1972 Summit Series, they kept changing back to a World Championship Hockey slide - is this Channel 44's way of trying to do an ID or was this a glitch?

This happens all throughout the game it seems, at varying times.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, September 28th 1972. (Game aired here from 9pm to Midnight)

Zaxxon - "It'll Blow You Away" (Commercial, 1983)

Views: 2046

Here's a commercial for Zaxxon for the Colecovision and coming soon on the Atari 2600 VCS and Intellivision.

Zaxxon. Zaxx-off.

This aired on local Chicago TV either Saturday, January 15th or Sunday, January 16th 1983.

Pac-Man Cereal (Commercial #2, 1983)

Views: 1323

Here's a second animated commercial for Pac-Man cereal, this one with a baseball theme.

This commercial aired on local Chicago television on Friday, December 23rd 1983.

Independent Network News - "It's a Pacmen-Eat-Pacmen World" (1982)

Views: 1734

Here's an INN (Independent Network News) story on the burgeoning Pac-Man phenomenon in the nation's video arcades, along with a new book called "Mastering Pac-Man" by Ken Uston.

Introduced by Pat Harper, with reporting by Frank Casey. Takes place at the "Fascination Arcade" in Manhattan.

Also features the ending of INN - sponsored by Sanka and Kellogg's Product 19 cereal. INN was produced out of WPIX Channel 11 in New York and shown locally here on WGN Channel ...

Atari - Asteroids - "Alien Family Issues" (Commercial, 1981)

Views: 1779

Here's a commercial for Asteroids by Atari featuring an alien family.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, December 1st 1981.

Atari - Super Breakout (Commercial, 1982)

Views: 2295

Here's a commercial for Super Breakout on the Atari 2600 VCS.

"Have you played Atari today?"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, February 28th 1982 during the 9pm to 10pm timeframe.

WGN Channel 9 - Chicago Bulls vs. Washington Bullets (Part 4, 1979)

Views: 1029

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Here's Part 4 of the Chicago Bulls vs. Washington Bullets game on WGN Channel 9, announced by Jack Fleming and Johnny "Red" Kerr. Includes:

Game play resumes during the 1st quarter. An additional 12 points are racked up by the Bullets, and an additional 8 points by the Bulls, to make the score 32-22 before the tape runs out.

(NOTE: The Bullets beat the Bulls, 124-11...

Pac-Man Cereal (Commercial #3, 1984)

Views: 754

Here is yet another commercial for Pac-Man cereal - after the previous two, looks like they tried to re-envision it the following year with a more new-wave, Devo-like sound. Also, there is a different animation style. Notice the headband on one of the ghosts!

This commercial aired on local Chicago TV in 1984.