Yet another retro-memory for me. Just as television channels try to get/keep viewers with stunts such as “marathons” of reality shows, television shows, & movies, back in the day they used to concoct “specials” – programs that were created to get viewers to tune in on nights that had historically-low ratings in order to bolster their advertising sales power. Many times it worked, as in the case I am sharing today.
Thankfully, a YouTuber converted and uploaded my most favorite television special of all time (next to the “Star Wars Holiday Special”). A favorite because it exposed me to one of the greatest rock bands to ever tread the earth, and now I can share it with you.
I give you “The Paul Lynde Halloween Special” from 1976: