WBZ Flashback: Video Game Arcade Controversy

“At a quarter a pop, they’re not cheap!” On this date in 1982, Boston was considering new regulations on video game arcades that some felt were gobbling up too much money from kids. What was your favorite classic game?

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We are celebrating 70 years of WBZ-TV with daily flashback videos.

  1. Susan Hill says:

    This commercial is great, but it would be nice if you could identify all the people in the original. I recognize most, but can’t remember the names. Love seeing Barry Burbank in the same segment both old & new.

  2. Hi Susan. Here is a complete shot-by-shot breakdown of everyone in the original production and the remake: http://boston.cbslocal.com/2018/03/26/wbz-one-4-all-promo-remake/

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