New MysteryTapesArchive vid!

While editing the latest Mystery Tapes video, I was sure to set aside all the bumpers and commercials I came across so that I could add them to the semi-fresh MysteryTapesArchive channel that I started.

Click here for a compilation of Fox Kids ’97 bumpers and commercials, without having to listen to me blab about them! There’s plenty of stuff in here that didn’t make the cut of the video, too.

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Pinata time

Cool to have another retro channel! also I noticed that Garfield and friends Vol 1 dvd in the beginning of your most recent video. good pick! I always loved classic Garfield, and orson farm (although the first bunch of orson segments are pretty muh, I think they get better as they go on) anyway, long story short. good video, and gotta love the Garfield.

Pinata time

That’s fair. maybe because I grew up with them, but they do get WAY better around vol.3. wade the duck fan forever haha!

Teenage Mutant VHS

Had some thoughts about your friendly old lady neighbor and how this is your first Mystery Tapes since you moved


Thanks Ian! I’ve been trying to create my own mystery tapes to release into the world and this really helps sift through everything!


Howdy ian! This is the same G that sent in the tape. It was super wild to see you cover one of them, I did not expect it so I flipped when I saw the thumbnail, haha! Loved the video of course, and glad you enjoyed watching the tape! And I think it’s awesome that the content is now preserved online for so many more people to enjoy. I do wonder (in general) how many commercials, bumpers, etc. are otherwise lost without these old VHS recordings. One of the reasons I love your Mystery Tapes show. PS: I have absolutely… Read more »


Hi Ian! Would you mind letting me know what device you use for digitising your VHS tapes and which software please?
Thank you 🙂

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