The week of December 30th, 1979: For a podcast that covers genre TV from 1970-1990, this is the exact midpoint: the first week of 1980. A week of classic space heroes, mistaken identities, and people in tights wearing bull heads…and maybe a tip-of-the-iceberg sighting of Hollywood’s propensity for recycling. (71:16)
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That time when both Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon had action figure lines at the same time in the 1980 JCPenney Christmas catalog. (Wishbookweb.com) (who among us isn’t a Space Case?)
- This episode’s trading card sheet (PDF, 1mb)
- January 1980 in theLogBook’s History Timeline
- Buck Rogers: Space Vampire in the LogBook
- Buck Rogers In The 25th Century DVDs in theLogBook.com Store
- Ken Larson’s Universal Hartland site
- The Incredible Hulk: Broken Image in the LogBook
- The Incredible Hulk DVDs in theLogBook.com Store
- Flash Gordon: Ming’s Last Battle in the LogBook
- Flash Gordon DVDs in theLogBook.com Store
- Doctor Who: The Horns Of Nimon Part 3 in the LogBook
- Doctor Who (Tom Baker era) DVDs in theLogBook.com Store
- What was the #1 song this week?
- Music by Jahzzar
- If you like Retrogram, you’ll also enjoy Earl’s books about Doctor Who – VWORP!1 and VWORP!2 – and his first volume of a guide to Star Trek, WARP!1 – they’re in theLogBook.com Store!
Music (in order):
“Great Dark Spot” by Jahzzar (betterwithmusic.com) CC BY-SA from the album Galaxy
“Luxe” by Jahzzar from the album Servants
“Power Of Ten” by Dee Zee from the album Random Sanity
“Pearl” by Phillip Gross from the album Katerstimmung
“Traffic” by Jahzzar from the album Sunlight