It Was a Thing on TV Tripleheader: Episodes 126 & 127 + Minisode 4: Oh Madeline/Trivia Trap/Don Johnson’s Heartbeat Music Video

This Week on It Was a Thing on TV we have plenty of traps for you. 

First, Oh Madeline had plenty of quality guests, the versatile and multi-talented Madeline Kahn, and had its moments.  It also had three unique theme songs and was revamped in its sole season.  It was Carsey-Werner’s first TV series, before they hit it big a year later with The Cosby Show

Then, when is a right answer not a right answer?  When it’s a trap!  That was the original premise of Trivia Trap.  Once that format was viewed as flawed, most of the game changed.  It didn’t help; the show was gone in 6 months. 

Finally, the 1980’s was the age of MTV and Miami Vice. So naturally the star of Miami Vice, Don Johnson would try his hand at music with an album called Heartbeat. The song from the album of the same name would be featured on MTV and it’s one of the weirdest music videos we’ve ever seen. Follow along to the video at this link as we do a live watch of it. – 

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