Remember Brand Loyalty? (Old Post, Modified) I often see, during one commercial break, commercials for rival companies.I remember the days when tv and radio shows were not sponsored by rival companies.  Shows did have alternating sponsors, but these were for unrelated products.  We didn't hear or see for example, a commercial for Kellogg's Raisin Bran and a commercial for Post … Continue reading Remember Brand Loyalty? (Old Post, Modified)

I Know It Was Just A TV Show, But…..! (Old Post)

I was fifteen years old when the Bewitched episode, "I Don't Want To Be A Toad, I Want To Be A Butterfly," aired for the first time.Remember that episode?   Tabitha goes to nursery school, and during a forest game, Mrs. Burch, the teacher, tells a girl named Amy that she will be the toad.Amy … Continue reading I Know It Was Just A TV Show, But…..! (Old Post)

Riveting Then, Almost Forgotten Now It's amazing how many old serials I found absolutely riveting as a child that I've almost forgotten now. For instance, the theme song to "Fireball XL5 is etched in my mind, but I cannot remember a single episode. I can't even remember a single scene. I'm so thrilled, so delighted to have found the … Continue reading Riveting Then, Almost Forgotten Now