Saturday, May 30, 2015

Apparently, the Revolution was Televised

This unnerving slice of '70s life in the USSR is either a particularly hapless commercial for portable TVs or a harrowing glimpse into one family's unhealthy interpersonal dynamic.  You be the judge.


  1. Was that Bert Lahr? And why was he looking for the television in the cabinet over the stove? Did it wind up there periodically?

  2. Still trying to figure out what the creepy old granddad was doing with his hand while "watching the boxing" with that young man... Jx

  3. Gee, I would have assumed Leonid Brezhnev et famille would have had a nicer tv.

  4. Did they get the backgrounds switched? Much more amusing to see Leonid watching Don Quixote and Tatiana watching the boxing match.

  5. Crimeny - Who knew the Ruskies could get the Friday Night Fights in their cars?
    And does any one else remember the Friday Night Fights besides me...or am I the oldest of the old?

    1. Oh, I wouldn't worry about being the oldest around here, not as long as Peenee keeps dropping in...