Mythbuster Show Tape

Description

A series of parody commercials about the Bell 407. The first spot features Bell Helicopter Vice President Carey Bond as a "Mythbuster." The second parody references a 2004 Dodge Ram commercial that highlighted the vehicles Hemi engine; the parody continues by satirizing Bell competitor, Eurocopter. The fourth spot features a family taking a ride in their new 407 helicopter. After a return to the Mythbuster title card, the final parody spot explores the history and future of package of delivery.

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1 video cassette (VHS) (6 min., 7 sec.) : sd., col.

Creation Information

Bell Helicopter Textron 2004~.

Context

This video is part of the collection entitled: Bell Helicopter Records and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 11 times , with 11 in the last month . More information about this video can be viewed below.

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Description

A series of parody commercials about the Bell 407. The first spot features Bell Helicopter Vice President Carey Bond as a "Mythbuster." The second parody references a 2004 Dodge Ram commercial that highlighted the vehicles Hemi engine; the parody continues by satirizing Bell competitor, Eurocopter. The fourth spot features a family taking a ride in their new 407 helicopter. After a return to the Mythbuster title card, the final parody spot explores the history and future of package of delivery.

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1 video cassette (VHS) (6 min., 7 sec.) : sd., col.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: UNTA_AR0836-039-002
  • Accession or Local Control No: Mythbuster_Show_Tape
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc992405

Publication Information

  • Preferred Citation: Bell Helicopter Records (AR0836), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Bell Helicopter Records

A selection of photographs documenting Bell aircraft, components, manufacturing, and personnel.

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Creation Date

  • 2004~

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 6, 2017, 9:52 a.m.

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  • Sept. 22, 2017, 3:36 p.m.

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Bell Helicopter Textron. Mythbuster Show Tape, video, 2004~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc992405/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.