TV Guide Ads for TV Movies: The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins (1984)

D.C. Collins Ad 1984

Was anyone else sitting in front of the TV when this dreck aired? In retrospect, it’s kind of interesting as an example of what the adult world saw as a generation of game-addled, reality-phobic daydreamers (the underrated Cloak and Dagger came out later the same year), with the dreamer redeeming himself in a Cold War caper. Too bad it’s unwatchable.

Here are a couple of painful reminders (watch for Jason Bateman in the first clip):

1 Response to “TV Guide Ads for TV Movies: <em>The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins</em> (1984)”

  1. 1 Patrick Turner June 14, 2014 at 12:42 am

    Erm, wow. I couldn’t make it all the way through either clip. It’s amazing how terrible all of those TV movies were back in the day.

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