Prehistoric Television
Season 1, Episode 17
Air date January 21, 2013
Written by Ben Minnotte
Directed by Ben Minnotte
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Ending Theme Unknown
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"Prehistoric Television" is an episode of the Oddity Archive. This is the first episode of the series to discuss a subject dating before the usual subject range of the 1960's-1990's.


Ben discusses the early innovators of television, the technology behind these innovations, and plays footage that shows how television was used as Nazi Propaganda during World War II. Ben also talks about a few television recording methods used during the 50's through 70's.

Running GagsEdit

  • Opening Theme: "Pavanned" by Ben Minnotte
  • Closing Theme: None
  • Company Name: Wie Weasel Productions
  • Very End Clip: Small clip from "Television Under the Swastika"
  • The Show That: "Will bring out your inner ludite. Guaranteed, or your money back."
  • Cardboard Box: A deer in the middle of a road.
  • Join us next time: "When we discuss if the TV is actually watching you... sweet dreams."

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