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eBay Watch - computer warriors

There isn't much time left on this one, but there really wasn't much to start with. Some dealer fellow has listed an impressive set of sealed-in-box (apparently) Computer Warriors items. I'm pleased that over 15 people have looked at the auctions already - that's certainly different from a year ago. Let's see if he gets that $50 for the Computer - I certainly wish I could find the box for mine, since I'll forever feel incomplete until I do!

Change has sent me an amazing box full of comic books today, from a large lot that he purchased. He picked out absolutely perfect issues for me, including Star Trek, Alf, GI Joe and Toxic Avenger! While flipping through 'The Further Adventures of Indiana Jones' I discovered one of the many awesome old ads, which had to be shared.



At the Preserve, we like to do the research for you, and this image has prompted a flurry of interest! I admit to not remembering Pryor's Place at all, even with it being from 1984, the greatest year ever. It makes one stop and wonder what programming exec, having hopefully seen his act, thought that Richard Pryor was just perfect for a Saturday morning kids show - awesome!

I have discovered an episode guide, with such tantalizing titles that further discovery is mandatory. In particular, note Sax Education guest starring Robin Williams, and the apparent final episode of Too Old Too Soon, Too Smart Too Late with the-voice-of-Jazz Scatman Crothers! There are even indications that 4 VHS volumes of the episodes were released, and for the low low price of $117 from the Amazon sellers, you can get one of them.

Update: What appears to be the text copy from the back of one of the VHS releases, amazingly containing both 'Sax Education' and 'Too Old...' follows:

Richard Pryor is up to further antics in two additional episodes from the beloved children's series. In "Sax Education," Richard discovers the meaning of responsibility after he loses Chill's saxophone, and in "Too Old Too Soon, Too Smart Too Late," he finds there's more to his Uncle Moes than meets the eye.

So help me, but it sounds like they may have even done a Transformer's theme with Scatman - this is starting to almost be worth $117, and would of course need to be immediately digitized!
Posted by charlie on April 11th 2007
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