Sunday, October 12, 2008

TV Guide Halloween show ads

I'm a full-on vintage TV Guide junkie. It's probably one of my dumber geek-obsessions. I just love looking through the old one. So, here's some Halloween themed ad scans. I'll do my best to include the location, station and years.

KPTM 42 Omaha, 1988

KMEG (I think Grand Island, NE) 1988

Bugs Bunny, Raggedy Ann and Real People Halloween Specials, Los Angeles 1980

Fright Week, "The Thinkg with 2 Heads", Los Angeles 1980

"How the Grinch Stole Halloween", Los Angeles 1980

"The Halloween that Almost Wasn't", Los Angeles 1980

"In Search of..." with a pimped out Nimoy, Los Angeles 1980

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", Los Angeles 1980

The Omen and The Omen II, Los Angeles 1980

Salem's Lot Los Angeles 1980

"It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown", KTSP Channel 10, Phoenix 1983

"Halloween II", KNXV Channel 15, Phoenix 1986

"Night of the Living Dead", KTVK Channel 3, Phoenix 1986

"Tales from the Darkside Special", KNXV Channel 15, Phoenix 1986

Halloween Thrillers, KMGH Channel 7, Denver 1981

Ripley's Believe it or Not, Denver 1981

Scary-ass local news ads on a multi-part cancer series,
KMGH Channel 7, Denver 1981
Skeletor VS Can-Sor, on a very special Masters of the Universe.


Shawn Robare said...

Thanks for sharing these, pure awesome!

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dguzman said...

Pure bloggy gold! I used to love catching the movie trailer for Night of the Living Dead. The way I remember it, the voice-over guy would say "NIGHT" then there'd be a girlie scream, then "OF THE LIVING DEAD." I always hear it that way whenever I think of the movie.

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The Omen Chronicles said...

Awesome post! The OMEN ad is fantastic. Will tweet this and share on Facebook. Got any more OMEN ads?



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