Reggie Jackson's World of Sports (partially found children's sports TV series; 1981-1982)

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A commercial from Reggie Jackson's World of Sports that displays what time the show is airing in.

Status: Partially Found

Reggie Jackson's World of Sports was a children's sports series that aired on Nickelodeon between 1981 and 1985. The show consisted of 18 episodes and was hosted by Reggie Jackson, as the show was the first celebrity-endorsed television show that aired on Nickelodeon.

Premise

Reggie Jackson's World of Sports is about sporting activities and health. The episodes revolve around a specific sport, as the episode shows a specific tournament or competition related to the episode. Each episode mixed in discussions of fitness and health with the sports content.

Production/Availability

Reggie Jackson's World of Sports ran for a short one 18-episode season between 1981-1982, with reruns running till 1985. The show was hosted by Reggie Jackson, as the show was the first celebrity-endorsed television series that aired on Nickelodeon.[1]

Out of all the episodes that were produced, only a 16-second commercial has been preserved on the internet. The show, however, Reggie Jackson's World of Sports used footage from real sporting events that have been fully documented online. The show never appeared on home media, and may never see the light of day.

Commercial

A 15 second commerical for Reggie Jackson's World of Sports.

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