The Bedazzled Video Show #2 (film #21 in the Film section of Bedazzled). [Category: Sleaze & Outsider]

Fun collection of youth-oriented ephemera, including several TV commercials featuring the Monkees; an interview with the Sex Pistols on British TV in which they say things that wouldn’t have been allowed on American TV; a thoroughly appalling toy gun commercial which features gunslinging heroes on TV giving kids toy guns through the TV set and cops marveling at how realistic the toy guns are; a dorky Scopitone of Gary Lewis & the Playboys singing “Little Miss Go-Go”; the campy opening sequence from the AIP movie Riot on Sunset Strip, a commercial for the game Slap Trap (I remember that one from when I was a kid); and the Only Ones performing on BBC television. This collection of stuff is great fun for anyone who was a kid or teenager during the 60s or 70s.

Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: ****. Weirdness: ****. Historical Interest: *****. Overall Rating: ****.

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