Saturday, September 19, 2020

1991 ProSet Bill and Ted's Most Atypical Movie Cards

Hello! Welcome to a most excellent pack of collectible trading cards, dudes! Wait, there's like no inserts, man? Bogus! Okay, now that we have that out of our system, this is a pack of 1991 ProSet Bill and Ted's Most Atypical Movie Cards. As described on the pack, there are "10 Triumphant Cards" in each foil pack. The wrapper is certainly decidedly 90's. And, you could have won a trip to San Dimas. Excellent!

The cards themselves feature borderless fronts. They show scenes from the movie or have "behind the scenes" depictions. There is a "badge" in the lower left corner to designate any kind of "subset" status and the "ProSet" logo appears in the lower right.


The backs give some insight to the movie. Some feature "Bill and Ted Speak" so those who are lost in the vernacular can get caught up. It's something of an "Urban Dictionary" before that was even a thing. 

As mentioned above, you could enter to win a trip to San Dimas. You could also instantly win the trip and/or win various prizes.

There were 100 cards in the set. These came out just before the era ushered in with parallels, relics, autos, etc, so you'll find none of those in this set, unfortunately.

The cards are the same stock as the ProSet NFL cards of the time, so they a decent thickness and a slick feel to them. The photography is about what one might expect cards made from movie still might feature. I will say, they are better than the Topps 1991 baseball card "action photos" of the day, but that is probably more due to the type of card stock than the actual photos.

In any case, here's a trip down memory lane should you care to venture down it while watching the movie released during COVID-2020...


Rebel Coyote said...

Napolean going to Waterloo gets put in the card. I still remember the lines Billy the Kid said when he came on stage for history report.

"How's it going? I'm Billy The Kid." *crowd mutters then Billy shoots at light* "I'd like you all to put your hands together." *crowd clap their hands* And now, my good friends, Bill S. Preston, Esquire, and Ted "Theodore" Logan! Yee-haw!"

Be excellent to each other and party on dudes!

Bulldog said...

Fun post. It was such a popular movie back in the day I should be surprised it got a card set but honestly dont' remember these cards. Thanks for the post and enlightenment.