Gone but not forgotten: Knoxville area restaurants and retailers we miss.

mad4vols

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how did I fergit the Roller Derby
and what was the name of his "newspaper"
I can remember using quotes from Cas or his paper in a poly sci project in 1970 on Al Gore's failed failed re-election campaign
I went to the roller derby at the civic coliseum back around 73, we went as a night activity while I was at all sports camp at UT. Was so disappointed, thought we were going to get to participate.
 

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Anybody remember some local tv show that had a clown and kids could sit it the audience. Late 60s I think, maybe Bozo? I attended once for a birthday and was on the program, it was televised live
It was Bozo, my wife got to attend a live show….might be the reason I married her
 
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Anybody remember some local tv show that had a clown and kids could sit it the audience. Late 60s I think, maybe Bozo? I attended once for a birthday and was on the program, it was televised live
The Popeye Show was in the WATE studio. Romper Room might have been at WTVK-26.
 

Ernest T. Vol

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Anybody remember The Bob Brandy Show. Also a kids show, but I think it was broadcast from Chattanooga.
I was on that show with 3 friends in 1970. He had a few different formats, one with a whole class of kids and another with a small group that would sit at a picnic table. It was on channel 9 in Chattanooga ever afternoon back then. He gave us a big soft drink (dont remember what kind) and a moon pie. My drink was warm and I couldn't handle it. We took turns sitting on Rebel the horse trying to throw a ball into a barrel for prizes. Nobody could hit it. The show had cartoons that ran between the kids segments. I just remember watching ourselves and the cartoons on a little monitor off to the side of the set and trying like hell to drink that hot "coke" because I was on TV.
 
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I was on that show with 3 friends in 1970. He had a few different formats, one with a whole class of kids and another with a small group that would sit at a picnic table. It was on channel 9 in Chattanooga ever afternoon back then. He gave us a big soft drink (dont remember what kind) and a moon pie. My drink was warm and I couldn't handle it. We took turns sitting on Rebel the horse and trying to throw a ball into a barrel for prizes. Nobody could hit it. The show had cartoons that ran between the kids segments. I just remember watching ourselves and the cartoons a little monitor off to the side of the set and trying like hell to drink that hot "coke" because I was on TV.
LOL! I remember that game and Rebel. There were other games, too. I remember my brothers and me laughing at the time because the "prize" for winning a game was usually a loaf of bread or some such thing from the show's sponsor.
 

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LOL! I remember that game and Rebel. There were other games, too. I remember my brothers and me laughing at the time because the "prize" for winning a game was usually a loaf of bread or some such thing from the show's sponsor.
LOL...that's right. I remember a loaf of bread we either had on the picnic table or that we would have won throwing the ball on Rebel.
 

mad4vols

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I was on that show with 3 friends in 1970. He had a few different formats, one with a whole class of kids and another with a small group that would sit at a picnic table. It was on channel 9 in Chattanooga ever afternoon back then. He gave us a big soft drink (dont remember what kind) and a moon pie. My drink was warm and I couldn't handle it. We took turns sitting on Rebel the horse trying to throw a ball into a barrel for prizes. Nobody could hit it. The show had cartoons that ran between the kids segments. I just remember watching ourselves and the cartoons on a little monitor off to the side of the set and trying like hell to drink that hot "coke" because I was on TV.
You have a great memory
 
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