Thread: What's your most favorite VHS recording that you taped off TV on VHS?

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    • 7 years 2 months ago
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    The Christmas Toy (unedited)
    Muppet Family Christmas (unedited)
    The Return Of Sherlock Holmes TV movie
    B.R.A.T. Patrol
    Earth Star Voyager
    The Absent Minded Professor I & II tv movies
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      I have three that I really love to this day...
      1. "Teen Summit" it was an informative teen show that aired on BET up until a few years ago. I taped this particular episode because it was a full hour of Immature a 90's boy band I was obsessed with.
      2. "Moonwalker" it came on VH1 years back. I'm glad I still have it because I can't find it on dvd.
      3. "N'Sync:Live at Madison Square Garden/ "N'Sync's Winter Special that aired on ABC. Yes, I loved them. No shame in my game!
      "I'll put trademarks around your fuc#*ing eyes!" - Sonny Carson from "The Education of Sonny Carson"
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        my vhs tapes go back to 1983. now iam glad i stopped cutting uot the commercials. i think thats the best part of those old tapes.
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          all the WCW pay pre viwes and mr bogus
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            -Billy Madison
            -Mortal Kombat
            -G4 Icons: Final Fantasy
            -Any of the little clips I used to make of myself playing my PSX when it was hooked up to my VCR.
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              For the last twenty years or so, I've been collecting on VHS the musical performances from the Tony Awards broadcasts, which is probably the only way to capture a pro-shot performance of musicals' original cast(for home viewing). I hear that each broadway show is pro-shot, but is archived in the NY public library of the performing arts in Lincoln Center, but none has ever been released on video I also tape performances from the Macy's Day Parade, but these are outdoor perfromances without the original sets.

              About five years ago, someone finally got the idea to release the rare Tony performances on DVD (as "Broadway's Lost Treasures").
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                I recorded an ESPN Classic re-air of the 1984 Flutie Miracle Game about 4-5 years ago, and amazingly, the tape holds up, no matter how much I look at it.
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                  • 7 years 1 month ago
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                  condorman! FTW!!
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                    Pokemon, my mom taped it for me when I was at school
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                      I have a few a WWF wrestling match between Kane & The undertaker from September 1999 some episodes of Friends friaser & Sienfeild & many others on NBC October 1996 & a Ed Edd & Eddy block marthon from May 26 2001 all of those are my pride & joy & remember them all & its so much fun to see all the commercials that i remember & other crap that you dont see anymore really brings back memories miss my childhood.
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                        • 4 years 6 months ago
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                        -My recordings of the 12 days of 007 marathon on TBS December 1997.

                        -Slime Time Live with Rugrats and Hey Arnold from April 2001.

                        -My recording of G.I. Joe Valor Vs. Venom on Cartoon Network November 2004.
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                          • 4 years 6 months ago
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                          The Hugga Bunch movie

                          A Muppet Family Christmas. really happy about that one, as it's the complete and unedited crap version that they futzed up the dvd with.

                          The Christmas Toy. same reasons as the Muppet Family Christmas

                          The Smurfs And The Magic Flute

                          The Return Of Sherlock Holmes

                          and the complete series of WKRP from when TNN (now Spike) re-ran them about 10 years ago
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                            • 4 years 6 months ago
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                            Man, I used to tape alot of good shit. I have a few tapes with various random shows on them. Some of my favorite ones I recorded were the Andy Dick show (hilarious show), the Original family guy airings on Fox network. A whole bunch of Simpsons episodes. I don't even know what else I have recorded, they're so old now. I'll have to dig 'em up again someday.
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                              Dragon Ball Z. There was about six hours worth of footage on the tape that my brothers recorded. As for me, it was an old Spongebob Squarepants episode that aired in 2002.
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                                • 4 years 5 months ago
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                                Bugs vs. Daffy: Battle of the Music Video Stars
                                Various episodes of a local show called Are-Oh-Vee. I even have the last episode.
                                  • 4 years 3 months ago
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                                  My favorite VHS tape as kid was one that had Willy Wonka's Chocolate factory and Terror Vission.
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                                    • 4 years 1 month ago
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                                    We brought eleven homemade VHS tapes at a flea market last week as follows

                                    Tape 1: Various segments from Nick Jr's Playalong but contains partial episodes of Little Bill, Oswald, and Dora the Explorer
                                    Tape 2: Various Nick Jr promos, segments, and bumpers between 1989 and 2007
                                    Tape 3: Various Cable TV clips including ID's, promos, program segments, and Nick Jr shows
                                    Tape 4: Six episodes of The Backyardigans (taped off Nick Jr in 2006) and the final hour of Nick Jr's Playalong (taped off Nick Jr in October 2003)
                                    Tape 5: Nick Jr's Playalong (taped between Fall 2003 and August 2004)
                                    Tape 6: Two episodes of Eureeka's Castle (taped off Nick Jr in 1991), two episodes of Allegra's Window (taped off Nick Jr in 1995), and five episodes of Oswald (taped off Nick Jr in 2001)
                                    Tape 7: Four episodes of Gullah Gullah Island (taped off Nick Jr in 1995), some local forecast and Prime Time Tonight segments (taped off The Weather Channel in June 1990), and seven episodes of Allegra's Window (taped off Nick Jr in 1996)
                                    Tape 8: A full two hours of Nick Jr's Playalong (taped off Nick Jr in January 2004), the final segment of Jeopardy! and the first segment of the 5PM news (taped off KATV in Little Rock from 1994), partial episodes of The Simpsons (taped off KLRT in 1995) and Bananas in Pajamas (taped off KASN in February 1996), and eight episodes of Blue's Clues (taped off Nick Jr in 1997)
                                    Tape 9: Three episodes of Barney and Friends (taped off KETS in 1993), a partial episode of Eureeka's Castle (taped off Nick Jr in 1992), a partial weather segment from the 6PM news (taped off KARK in 1995), 4 seconds of a KLRT signoff (taped off KLRT in 1995), 22 seconds of a episode of Rimba's Island (taped off KLRT in October 1995), 2 seconds of a Washington Journal broadcast (taped off C-Span in October 1995), a KASN ID and the first minute of Bananas in Pajamas (taped off KASN in November 1995), and nine episodes of Little Bear (taped off Nick Jr in 1996)
                                    Tape 10: Various scenes from Nick Jr shows and segments (taped between 1988 and 2005)
                                    Tape 11: Some partial Nick Jr Playalong segments and partial episodes of PBS Kids and Nick Jr shows (taped between February 2004 and April 2008)
                                      • 4 years 1 month ago
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                                      Much Music's video spotlights on the Who. These included clips of group members for the show The New Music which haven't really circulated much among Who fans.

                                      Assorted Russ Meyer movies City TV used to air late night to promote their now defunct Drive In Classics specialty channel.
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                                        • 4 years 1 month ago
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                                        Weird Al special from the Disney Channel, circa 1997. It was a bunch of live performances intercut with mockumentary footage. I can't find any information on it and according to the internet it never happened. But I have the proof!
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                                          theshaggy dog 1994 tv movie ... made without adds recorded on 2002 on channel 7 .
                                          its also got richie rich barbie as repunzil
                                          and santa who (shaggy dog 1994 tv movie , santa who and richie rich ill ask my freind to copy for me)
                                          theshaggy dog 1994 tv movie is not relesed on dvd so it special to me
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