What is your first television memory? by QuestionGuy September 14, 2022, 3:08 am What is your first television memory? What do you think? 1 Point Upvote Downvote AskAskMememoryQuestion and Answertelevision See more Previous article TIL: That in the 1700’s, getting called a ‘Beard-Splitter’ meant that you had sex with a lot of women. 42 Comments Leave a Reply Howdy Doody Log in to Reply pink panther Log in to Reply SpongeBob episode where he says “greetings comrades” idk I always chuckle when I think back to it even to this day. 20 years later. Log in to Reply I think watching Empire Strukes Back. Back before 1983 when a movie like that playing on TV was a big deal Log in to Reply William and Kate’s wedding. Specifically the balcony scene. Log in to Reply When we got a push button controller. Like you push down the channel you want and the one that is down now pops up Log in to Reply 9/11 Log in to Reply Social Redd Foxx and son on Sanford & Son. Log in to Reply I was home alone at 5 during the ‘89 earthquake in the Bay, watching Inspector Gadget. I wasn’t into baseball yet or I would’ve been watching Battle of the Bay Log in to Reply I used to fall asleep with the TV on when I was a toddler because I was scared of the dark. I remember waking up to the national anthem in the middle of the night and then the screen with that ringing sound and the colored blocks. It terrified me and I forced myself to go back to sleep instead of look at the scary Tv lol Log in to Reply Thomas the Tank Engine — when Gordon fell in the ditch. It’s stuck with me for years. Log in to Reply 1997 or 1998 I’m like 4 years old and it’s the episode of Mighty Morphin Power rangers episode with a dude that looked like Danny Tamberelli . Log in to Reply January 21, 2018 when the premiere of #TheResident, the show that changed television forever occurred. No other show ever mattered before #TheResident came to redefine the medical drama. Log in to Reply Watched the New York Yankees get swept by the Cincinnati Reds.. Log in to Reply Pulp Fiction and Lady Diana’s death. Log in to Reply Challenger explosion Log in to Reply The arc on Sesame street when they went to Puerto Rico Log in to Reply The Big Blue Marble Log in to Reply Star Trek The Next Generation, Best of Both World’s part 1, right at the end where Riker gives the order to fire on the Borg cube that has Picard. It was on a black and white TV my grandpa won from a car dealership test drive. Log in to Reply Rosebowl Parade in color. Only it was streaks. We didn’t have tv until I was 15. We watched the Rosebowl in store windows. Log in to Reply Mighty mouse Log in to Reply News coverage of John Lennon’s murder. Log in to Reply Bambi Log in to Reply ALF Log in to Reply All in the Family Log in to Reply Rompers Room, Bozo’s Circus. Log in to Reply Some Saturday or Sunday morning kid’s show in San Antonio, TX. There was a moderator dressed as a clown, a set of gym-style seats (no backs) filled with a live audience and he would show popeye and a few other cartoons. The audience was…boy scouts or something like that. Log in to Reply Ramblin’ Rod. Log in to Reply We had a tiny black and white in the sun room that we had an old Atari hooked up to. One day, after getting tired of Pitfall, I figured out how to attach rabbit ears to it and I was tuning it to try and get some channels to come in. When I got a visible picture of The Cosby Show, my older sister exclaimed, “We’ve got bush!” like Booger in Revenge of the Nerds. I think we were both too young to understand the reference. I think she just said it like, “Eureka!” Log in to Reply The Grand Prize Game on the Bozo the Clown show on WGN Log in to Reply Thrillers initial release on MTV. I remember my parents discussing if it was too scary for me, and I got shooed out of the living room half way through. Log in to Reply Berlin Wall coming down. Log in to Reply Welcome Freshmen Log in to Reply Maybe my mom watching Phil Donahue. Log in to Reply Seeing Mike tyson bite evander holyfields ear, I was probably 2 or 3 Log in to Reply I was 3 years old. The news was on and the story of jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald was being reported. They showed the footage of Jack Ruby Stepping through the crowd and shooting Oswald. I heard my mother anxiously say, ” Don’t let the boy see that.” Another one was racist southern police hosing black protesters with a fire hose, then the scean of a little afarican american girl about my age in a white dress, like she might wear to church, there was a cop with a police dog straining at the leash trying to attack her. It was horrifying. Log in to Reply I vaguely remember my parents watching the news, but my two clearest first memories were the 2004 Olympics and a part of the first Star Trek movie. Log in to Reply Shockingly, it’s probably Three’s Company at 1 or 2am during the 80s Log in to Reply My grandma peeled my hands off of my eyes during a strip club scene in a movie (dunno what movie) and said “ain’t nothin’ wrong with a little bit of titty, son…” As a grown man, I can confirm that there is indeed nothing wrong with a little bit of titty. Log in to Reply Early 90s. The Banana Splits Adventure Hour. Log in to Reply 1992, 4 years old, laying on the living room rug propped up by my elbows, watching Thunder Cats on a TV in a wicker entertainment center. Sunshine flowing in from the windows at the front door to the right. No school, no worries, only Thunder cats. I miss it. Log in to Reply R.E.M.’s “losing my religion” music video. I was playing with LEGO in the family room while my mom folded laundry. Before that I’d only seen a few cartoon movies in theaters. It was done by Tarsem Singh, who would end up becoming my favorite director decades later. 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