Category Archives: Television

Quote of the Day: The Day After

Dr. Sam Hachiya: [intensely] What did you see? You come from Kansas City. What did you see?

Dr. Russell Oakes: [in shock] I was on the freeway, about 30 miles away. I’m not sure… it was high in the air, directly above downtown. Like the sun… exploding.

The TV movie The Day After aired on ABC on this day, 35 years ago (November 20, 1983). More than 100 million tuned in to watch. It was one of the first “watercooler moments” of us school children the next morning.

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Quote of the Day: The Mouse and the Motorcycle

“Neither the mouse nor the boy was the least bit surprised that each could understand the other. Two creatures who shared a love for motorcycles naturally spoke the same language.”

The Mouse and the Motorcycle aired for the 1st time on ABC Weekend Specials on this day, 32 years ago (November 8, 1986).

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Quote of the Day: The Transformers

Optimus Prime: Autobots, transform and roll out!

The Transformers cartoon series debuted in syndication on this day, 34 years ago (September 17, 1984)

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Quote of the Day: Inspector Gadget

This message will self-destruct. Don’t worry, Chief, Inspector Gadget is always on duty.

The Inspector Gadget cartoon series debuted in syndication on this day 35 years ago (September 12, 1983) Go, Gadget, go!

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Quote of the Day: Voltron: Defender of the Universe

Ready to form Voltron! Activate interlocks! Dyna-therms connected. Infra-cells up; mega-thrusters are go!

Go Voltron Force!

Form feet and legs; form arms and body; and I’ll form the head!

Voltron: Defender of the Universe cartoon series debuted in syndication on this day, 34 years ago (September 10, 1984)

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Quote of the Day: Pee-wee’s Playhouse

Pee-wee: You all remember what to do whenever anybody says the secret word right?

All: Scream!

Pee-wee: That’s right. For the rest of the day, whenever anybody says the secret word, scream real loud. Ready? Let’s try it.

Happy 66th Birthday to Pee Wee Herman, Paul Reubens!!!

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