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Cast members from the television series 'The Facts of Life' stand around a piano, circa 1987. (L-R front) Kim Fields, MacKenzie Astin and Cloris Leachman. (L-R rear) Lisa Welchel, Nancy McKeon and Mindy Cohn.

Here’s a fun way to kick off a Q105 ’80s Party Weekend! Someone took the time and dug out some VHS tapes from 30 years ago to make this compilation of Tampa TV commercials from the 80s. From Mugs ‘N Jugs to “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up,” enjoy these ads from WTOG (Channel 28) back in the mid ’80s.

September 1988 WTOG (Tampa-St. Petersburg) Commercial Breaks

Taken from various weekday daytime programming on independent station (now CW O&O) WTOG in Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL, featuring a mix of mostly truck driving schools, attorneys, and career colleges, typical of daytime ad breaks at the time. WTOG had dropped its Fox affiliation the previous month, sending it to WFTS channel 28-who then lost it to WTVT in 1995, joining ABC.

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