'You know you're in trouble when you come home from church and find the News 8 helicopter hovering over your house...'

So begins this video about News 8's new chopper and the News 8 team on the ground covering important GR events back in the day.

They touted being 'first on the scene' because of their new toy.

If that wasn't enough, some iconic TV names worked at WOOD-TV 8 in the 80s, including Suzanne Geha and Warren Reynolds, as this 1983 promo shows...while still over hyping the chopper...