Zeitgeist Café Episode 8

Episode 8 of my podcast is live. This time Erik and I go on about prime time TV in the 70s and 80s. Turned out to be a 2 parter. Part 2 will be the next show.

Show Notes

Gilligan’s Island

Rescue From Gilligan’s Island

Happy Days

The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang along with the opening sequence.

Hollywood Squares

Laverne and Shirley

Three’s Company

The Gong Show along with the Unknown Comic.

Family Feud and the iconic episode where Richard loses it.

Definition. It’s theme was a ripoff of Soul Bossa Nova.

Doctor Who, it’s theme from the 70s, and Daleks (also includes the theme again, in case you missed it) :).


Space: 1999

Battlestar Galactica. And apparently the dog thing I mentioned was called a Daggit, and was acted by a chimp in a costume. I never knew that!

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century with Twiki and Dr. Thopolis.

The Six Million Dollar Man. Here’s our hero fighting off Maskatron.

The Incredible Hulk

Magic Shadows with Elwy Yost, and the awesome opening sequence.

What Will They Think Of Next and its even more awesome opening sequence.

Rich Little doing his shtick.

Andre Phillipe Gagnon doing his thing.

Real People and That’s Incredible!

Emergency! and its board game.


Starsky and Hutch

The Dukes of Hazzard

The A-Team