It Was a Thing on TV Twin Pack (Episodes #97 & 98): SNL ‘80 (Directors Cut) and Hometown Commercials

This week on It Was a Thing on TV, we’d like to know who the F did it.

First, every bad show has a bad season, it seems. We will cover such bad seasons in future episodes. For now, we are dedicating an entire show to one such season, Saturday Night Live’s 6th season. Almost nothing from the show’s 5th season carried over, and it showed.

Then, who doesn’t love a good hometown commercial? They’re goofy, they’re low-budget, they’re corny, and often they’re viral. We look at over a dozen such ads. Greg also rants and raves about The Sega Channel and Mike talks about his run-in with presumably the star of one of these ads.

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