4 thoughts on “Hollywood’s New Vandalism, 1987

  • April 30, 2020 at 12:05 pm

    Next to 1981’s “Going to the Movies”, this is my favorite S & E special! They really trashed Ted Turner and all the other people involved in colorization with a lot of passion. I agree with every word they said, especially when they called it “vandalism”! Thank goodness it proved to be hugely unpopular, and I think S & E should be partly credited for that!

    • April 30, 2020 at 2:54 pm

      Shortly after this broadcast, people suddenly lost interest in colorization and now Ted Turner has founded Turner Classic Movies, which preserves movies the way they’re intended to be seen.

  • February 19, 2021 at 9:39 pm

    IMDB and thetvdb both say this episode aired 10/4/1986. I can’t independently confirm that.

  • February 19, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    Thetvdb episode guide has gaps for the dates 8/29/1987, 9/5/1987 and 9/12/1987. I would guess that the “Vandalism” episode aired as a rerun on one of those dates followed in the week after by a rerun of the “Guilty Pleasures” episode previewed on this recording. The original air date of the “Guilty” episode is supposed to be 5/16/1987.

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