Retrovision

WFGR Retrovision–Swanson TV Dinners
As I was making my mac and cheese last night, I started thinking I could have had a frozen dinner. And before dinners were "frozen dinners" they were "TV Dinners" and were made by Swanson. People of a certain age will remember the tin foil trays holding turkey, ma…
WFGR Retrovision: Kaboom Cereal [VIDEO]
Remember this cereal?  How can you possibly have a bad day if you're eating a bowl of smileyfaces anyway?!   This cereal with the creepy clown was a favorite of mine as a kid and I think it was because the colors in the cereal were so crazy it would actually turn the milk an day-…
WFGR Retrovision: WKZO Clubhouse [VIDEO]
For all of you that have been in West Michigan your whole life, you probably remember this gem - the WKZO-TV Channel 3 Clubhouse!  TV like this is long, long gone!  You may even remember someone who appeared on this show - if you did - they would now be close to 40...
WFGR Retrovision: PM Magazine
Remember PM Magazine?  Remember Roaring 20's Pizza?   Remember mustaches in the early 1980's? We'll get ready to jump into a West Michigan Time Machine as we feature a clip of PM Magazine from WZZM 13 from 1982 - and even take a peek at the great retro commercials, Feat…
WFGR Retrovision–The Good Old 70’s
My friend Cristi (who used to work in Grand Rapids at our sister station WGRD) was cleaning out a closet and posted this picture on Facebook. Matt Hendricks is already jealous, I just know. Or he already has this. I wouldn't be surprised by either.
WFGR Retrovision Part 1-The Goldbergs
Foe this WFGR Retrovision, we go back in time...to the 80's! Much like the "I Love the 80's" weekend this weekend on WFGR, Here's a show that goes back. To the 80's.
ABC debut's their new show "The Goldbergs" in 3 weeks.
WFGR Retrovision–Love, American Style
The new show about to be remade from CBS? Love, American Style. Again. I hadn't realized this show has been remade 2 other times, including in the late 90's with Melissa Joan Hart. But CBS is will to try again.
WFGR Retrovision: Bosom Buddies [VIDEO]
TV like this just doesn't exist any more.   This show only last two years, but started a loyal following, and of course, launched a career for Tom Hanks.  There just aren't enough TV shows on these days with men dressing in Drag! Remember what song they used at the theme...
WFGR Retrovision: SNL Dan Aykroyd Screen Test [VIDEO]
Now this is TV history!  Check out this very YOUNG Dan Aykroyd as he auditions for at that time was the "new" Saturday Night Live TV show, which hadn't been on the air yet.  Watch this video and you can see why Dan deservedly got the part, and aren't we glad he …
WFGR Retrovision: Disco Duck [VIDEO]
Wow - Here's a throwback - maybe in a good way? Can you believe this was 1977? Check out the stash on Rick Dees and this really lousy video. This song would go on to sell over 1 Million coipes in just a few short months.  Long live the novelty songs...

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