Ghostwriter is a television series co-produced by the Children’s Television Workshop (now known as Sesame Workshop) and the BBC, originally aired on PBS in the United States from October 1992 to February 1995. The series revolves around a close knit circle of friends from Brooklyn who solve neighborhood crimes and mysteries as a team of young detectives with the help of an invisible ghost. The ghost can communicate with the kids only by manipulating whatever text and letters he can find and using them to form words and sentences. The series was shot in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Click here to see the intro »
Little People is the name of a toy brand for preschoolers, originally produced by Fisher-Price in the 1960s as the Play Family. The current product line consists of playsets, mini-sets and accessories, books, CDs, and DVDs focusing on various configurations of five characters named Eddie, Sarah Lynn, Maggie, Michael and Sonya Lee. Click here to read more, see a photo of the family barn, and watch an old commercial »
Members Only is a brand of clothing that became popular in the 1980s with the Members Only jacket. The brand was created in 1975 and introduced to American markets in 1979 by Europe Craft Imports (later acquired in 1987 by the Marcade Group, which was renamed Aris Industries in 1993).
Members Only was renowned for their brand of jackets, which were first introduced in 1981 and manufactured in a wide variety of colors. Their advertising tagline, “when you put it on, something happens”, also gained fame, especially in the early 1990s when several condom manufacturers and topical laxatives stole the tagline. Click here to see a WTF message from Members Only »
Major Matt Mason was an action figure created by Mattel, an astronaut who lived and worked on the moon. When introduced in 1966, the figures were initially based on design information found in Life Magazine, Air Force Magazine, Jane’s, and other aviation- and space-interest periodicals. Later, the line would attempt to transition into the realm of science fiction. Click here to watch a commercial from 1968 »
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man is an American animated sitcom that aired from 1994–1997, created by Everett Peck and developed by Peck, Ian Parker and Jaymes Sonesen. The sitcom is based on characters created by Peck in his Dark Horse comic. The series consists of 70 episodes that aired on Saturday nights from 1994 to 1997 on the USA Network. Click here to watch an episode »