Saturday, 8 December 2012

TISWAS - MY FAVE TV #20


FAVE TV #20 - TISWAS

Haven't done a favourite 100 TV moments post for a while
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But it's Saturday - and this morning for my toddlers I recreated the bountiful TV entertainment that my sister and I would have to create for ourselves.

In a world without Milkshake or CBBC, on a Saturday morning, we would have to wait for television to start.



We'd put the cushions in two arcs, making a drum kit each, and wait for LWT to start.

LWT startup November 1982


And then start drumming furiously along with the music.
(I've got a whole other post on ITV startup sequences here)

But the buildup would continue through that Sesame Street band of bleakness (Why the obsession with New York SANITATION trucks? We didn't know it was New York...)

...to get to this:-

Tiswas Titles & Clips









#21 clip might appear here -->

<<--- #19 The Cinema Ads
#18 Mystery Science Theater 3000
#17 Space Ghost, Coast To Coast
#16 The Adverts
#15 Ron Swanson on Parks and Recreation
#14 LE TOUR DE FRANCE
#13 Engelbert Humperdinck on the BBC VT Xmas tape 1979
#12 My favourite clip about writing TV sitcoms
#11 Pipkins
#10 The Best Action Scene Ever, Ever, Ever


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