Gonna Soak Up The #ThrowbackThursday

…and watch a big block of commercials!

Presented herein is part one of a two-part block of commercials that aired on May 5, 2002 on WNBC 4 (New York’s NBC station) during their live broadcast of the network’s 75th Anniversary Special.

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The broadcast was three hours long, and history dictates that when you broadcast anything for three hours (or just have a three-hour programming block on a normal night) there are going to be a whole lot of commercials aired.

In the interest of not making your eyes glaze over, I divided the block into two separate videos.

Featured in this block:

Dennis Hopper, for white shirts from The Gap!

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Post-series movies!

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Raining on parades, grocery shopping, and Lincoln SUVs!

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The Sprint Guy…when he asked if you could hear him on his VERIZON phone!

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The future of seeing your baby’s face!

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TJ Maxx…where you can buy all the things!

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He’s Chevy Chase…and you’re not!

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Now on DVD and Video!  (Remember when you could still buy video cassettes?  I do!)

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And fancy bottled water!

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We’ve got promos for a then-new episode of ER (which was extremely heartbreaking), promos for other shows airing that week (including a 90-minute episode of Fraiser!), movies, technology from 2002, and more!

Click play, why don’t you?

Tomorrow, the second half of this commercial block!

Have a great Throwback Thursday!

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