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Tremain, Garrick, fl 1970s-2000s:Well medically speaking it's 'Post-Olympic-Transmission Psychosis...' Otago Daily Times, 4 October 1988.

Reference Number: H-614-002

A doctor diagnoses the condition of a man, being held up by his wife, who is slumped in a prone position, goggle-eyed and holding a beer can. The doctor goes on to recommend "Kept warm and fed he should begin to function again in a week or so!". With increasingly spectacular, round-the-clock TV coverage, the Olympics had become compulsive viewing.

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1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Garrick Tremain, Fun & Games - New Zealand Cartoon Perspectives on the Olympics 1952-2000. :Cartoon exhibition., Korea) Olympic Games (24th ; 1988 ; Seoul, Television broadcasting of sports, Physicians, Sports spectators and Olympics.

Part of:
Tremain, Garrick, fl 1970s-2000s:12 photocopies of cartoons on Olympic themes published in the Otago Daily Times and the Sunday Star Times, 1988-2000., Reference Number H-614-001/012 (6 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)A4 photocopy.. Single art work

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