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"The Lost Art of TV Guide Advertising" Talkback

Discussion in 'Platypus Comix' started by Peter Paltridge, Feb 10, 2007.

  1. John Pannozzi

    John Pannozzi Still Gritty after all these years

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    I think I saw that Miss Piggy special on Nickelodeon way back when, but I may have it confused with the Miss Piggy's Hollywood special.

    In any case, I really want Disney to release a DVD box set or two collecting as many Muppet-related specials as they have the rights to (music rights could still pose a problem, though). But not until after they release seasons 4 and 5 of the Muppet Show, of course (unless, again, they still need to clear music rights, in which I'll take whichever Disney can secure the rights earliest).
     
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    Do you have the Christmas 1992 issue with the Tiny Toons cover? I'd like to see that issue next if you have it.
     
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    One of these days, I want to watch Tales of the Gold Monkey. The TaleSpin fan in me is dying to see how it compares. The fact that it's only a season long makes it look like a decent breeze, and Shout! even put it out on DVD.

    I love that Cheers ad. It's not the first time I've seen it, but I love the way Sam and Diane look there. I can't tell if that's Norm that Carla's beer is dripping on, though.
     
  4. Peter Paltridge

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    I do have that issue, and I'll consider it.
     
  5. RandomMe

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    That will probably be the next installment of "The Lost Art of TV Guide Advertising" in a few months.
     
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    Can you scan the other issues that said animation was cool for adults?
     
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    Were those from the time of TTA's peak?
     
  8. Kitschensyngk

    Kitschensyngk Worse than one of those little blue crunchy things

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    I saw Square Pegs on TV Land some years ago. Normally I dislike shows about teenage girls who long to become one of the popular kids, but I ended up liking it. It felt like an early-80s Freaks and Geeks with a more outrageous cast, plus it had an impressive guest star roster for a one-season wonder. (Devo, Martin Mull, Father Guido Sarducci, Wally from Leave It to Beaver...)
     
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    That Pink Panther series where he could talk? That DID actually make it to screen- one of the 90s MGM Animation's few projects, and it ran in syndication for about two seasons. Matt Frewer (who played Bob in Shaky Ground) voiced the Panther here. And the new banner- I know that's Cartman on the left, but who's the girl on the right?
     
  12. Peter Paltridge

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    Arya Stark -- in the Game of Thrones season finale, she finished off three people on her hitlist by killing two offscreen, baking them into a pie and feeding them to the third one. She could have just slit his throat, but she had to go the EXTRA MILE that time....
     
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    Planty Hix Nix Pix, Flick Needs Fix

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    What episode is that Simpsons ad even promoting? The copyright date says 1993, but from a simple Wikipedia search, there were no episodes that premiered in 1993 where Bart getting into trouble was a plot point, let alone, the biggest trouble ever
     
  15. Peter Paltridge

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    It's a little exaggeration on Fox's part, but this is the episode where Bart is forbidden to see the Itchy and Scratchy movie.
     
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    How come? Was the episode delayed for broadcasting of some sort?
     
  17. Peter Paltridge

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    I'm not sure what you mean. If you'd seen the episode you would know why.
     

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