The week of March 6th, 1988: Hollywood’s writers are about to hit the picket lines, leaving America’s couch potatoes with a much longer rerun season than usual. Just a page from the past, or a glimpse of our future? Ponder that as we revisit Alf, Captain Power, Probe, and The Highwayman, back in the spring of ’88 when these were going to be some of the last new shows we got for a while. (48:52)
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- Captain Power: The Sky Shall Swallow Them in the LogBook
- ALF: Hit Me With Your Best Shot in the LogBook
- Probe: Computer Logic in the LogBook
- The Highwayman: The Hitchhiker in the LogBook
- What was the #1 song this week?
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Music (in order):
“Great Dark Spot” by Jahzzar (betterwithmusic.com) CC BY-SA from the album Galaxy
“Marrakesch” by Phillip Gross from the album Morocco
“Pearl” by Phillip Gross from the album Katerstimmung
“Memory Guitars” by Phillip Gross from the album Katzenmusik
“Casablanca” by Phillip Gross from the album Morocco
“Fès” by Phillip Gross from the album Morocco