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Show Summary

Blowing Bubbles
Airdate: Saturday - March 26, 1960

WOR Show
Original Airing

Last Update: 03-31-2017

First Line After Theme Ends
Show Description
Shep's first show in the Saturday 12:15-2 pm time slot. Reads a letter from a teen listener who noticed a sign at the Hayden Planetarium that read "Solar System & Restrooms that way". Story about being asked to identify constellations on Boy Scout camping trips. Shep recently missed three appointments because he was fascinated watching workers remove three giant Pepsi bottles from a billboard in Times Square. Story about spending a quarter on "special prize grab bags" at the local dime store.
Brass Figlagee Award Question
Who used to say, "Youse is a viper"? And what was the name of the comic strip it appeared in?
Commercials (All times approximate)
Sponsor Time Notes
Ballantine Beer
Electronic Workshop
Lufthansa Airlines
Paperbook Gallery
Vegemato Juice
Ying and Yang
Music (All times approximate)
None Listed
Engineer and Staff in Booth
Tony Galano
Summary/Rating Credit
By: Ryan Priest
Date: 03-31-2017
Rating: Not Rated
Instruments Played


Related Plots and Story Lines Used
Links to Further Information:
• Life Magazine photo Shep refers to

March 07,1960
Life Magazine Photo that Shep mentions on March 26, 1960 Show (~18 min)

March 26,1960
Answer to 3-26-1960 show Brass Figlagee Question

Airdate History ' - Original' date is earliest known broadcast)
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