LA Law – tape 489

This tape opens with Jonathan Dimbleby interviewing Neil Kinnock about One Member One Vote, and his attempts to modernise the Labour Party.

Then there’s a trailer for The Time The Place, from Moscow.

Then, an episode of LA Law. This one is Full Marital Jacket (5K10) and starts with a traumatic scene with Benny arrested for suspected rape.

Abby’s hair is looking particularly 80s in this episode.

Michelle Greene

Stewart and Anne get married, It’s clearly the happiest day of their lives.

The Happy Couple

Broadcast Date: 17th March 1988

Next episode is Gorilla My Dreams. Arnie defends an alleged child molester, and Roxanne’s boyfriend is giving her illegal stock tips. Date: 24th March 1988

Then, in Hand Roll Express, A newly separated Douglas decides to indulge his craving for sushi, but is arrested by an inexperienced undercover police officer who thinks he’s soliciting her for prostitution. Plus Grace decides to leave the DA’s office, and Victor defends a food critic being sued for slander by a restaurant. Date: 31st March 1988

This is followed by a Party Political Broadcast by the Labour Party, looking at the parlous state of the NHS under the tory government.

this is followed by the start of News at Ten. It leads with an Aids panic at an Exeter hospital. Also, Mrs Thatcher criticised Amnesty International for investigating the shooting of IRA terrorists on Gibraltar – the Death on the Rock shootings.

The recording stops about 20 minutes in to the news.


  • The Listener
  • Jacob’s Cream Crackers
  • Vitalite
  • Pot Au Chocolat
  • Oracle
  • trail: Unfaithfully Yours
  • Terry’s Moonlight
  • Aer Lingus
  • Heineken
  • Softmints
  • Crown
  • maltesers
  • Crosse & Blackwell Cook in the Pot
  • Seat
  • Abbey national – Jonathan Ross
  • Fosters
  • Crown
  • Bonjour Yoghurt
  • A Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Hartman Garden Furniture
  • Bourjois
  • Bird’s Eye Menu Master
  • Crime Prevention
  • trail: torvill & Dean’s Fire and Ice
  • NEC
  • K Shoes
  • Selfridges
  • trail: The City Programme
  • British Gas
  • Abbey National – David Jason
  • NCH – Children in Danger Factfile 1988. An odd advert.

  • Malaysia
  • Thorpe Park

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