It Was a Thing on TV Tripleheader: Episodes 203 & 204 + Minisode 13 – American Gladiators Knockoffs/MLB v. celebs softball from ‘67/Turn-On

This week It Was a Thing on TV brings to you plenty of competition along with a short look at one of the biggest bombs in TV history.  First, recently,…

It Was a Thing on TV: Live Show 8 – The Whew! preview marathon on BUZZR from 9/2021

Last month BUZZR aired the subject of Episode 31 “Whew!” for the first time ever in reruns on US broadcast television. Mike is here for the entire 3 hours, while Chico…

It Was a Thing on TV Twin Pack: Episodes 201 & 202 – The Video Game Show Part 3/Hometown Commercials Volume 2

This week on It Was a Thing on TV we are presenting sequels to two of our most popular editions.  First, one of our most popular series of shows is…

It Was a Thing on TV: Episode 200 – The Weird Al Show

This is it!  The big 2-0-0!  We look back at a great, short-lived show from the late 90s with a great cast of characters and array of guests, which got…

Into the Spidey Movieverse: Episode 6 – Spider-Man Homecoming (2017)

Into the Spidey Moviveverse returns as Greg and Chico look at the first solo adventure of Peter Parker in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with 2017’s Spider-Man Homecoming.  Some of the matters…

It Was a Thing on TV Twin Pack: Episodes 198 & 199 – Network TV Fall Campaigns (Director‘s Cut)/Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa

This week there’s something in the air that tells you good times are coming your way on the newest editions of It Was a Thing on TV at PTBN.  First, The…

It Was a Thing on TV Twin Pack: Episodes 196 & 197 – Saved by the Bell: The College Years/Jeopardy! Ties

This week on It Was a Thing on TV we present one of our most anticipated episodes of the podcast along with an entry exploring the oddities of tie games…

It Was a Thing on TV: Tripleheader- Episodes 193-195: All Star Rock ‘N‘ Wrestling Saturday Spectacular/Aqua Teen Hunger Force‘s debut on Space Ghost/Major Charles Ingram

We’ve got a triad of topics coming at you on today’s edition of It Was a Thing on TV here at Place to Be Nation.  First, one of our favorite…

It Was a Thing on TV Tripleheader: Episode 191, Minisode 12 & Episode 192 – 1981 Collegiate Cheerleading Championship/Jason Alexander McDLT Commercial/Domestic Life

Today on It Was a Thing on TV we serve these topics like the McDLT. Keep the hot side hot and the cool side cool.  First, last year, we gave…

It Was a Thing on TV Tripleheader: Episodes 189 & 190 + Minisode 11 – aka Pablo/Herb/Gene Snyder

First, Norman Lear tried bringing a Latino-centric family comedy to network television in 1984 with limited success.  Paul Rodriguez would go on to bigger and better things, as well as one…