Monthly Archives: January 2013

Show Toppers: Adam-12

Show Toppers is now in session. Today, we take a look at a cop classic featuring a pair of L.A.’s finest, patrolling the streets in Adam-12. Created by Dragnet‘s Jack Webb (along with R.A. Cinader,) Adam-12 originally ran for seven … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Pabst Blue Ribbon ‘Stunt Boats’ commercial (1977)

Water! Flames! Beer! Here’s your Daily 70s Spot and it’s time for action! Strap in tight for this manly Pabst Blue Ribbon commercial featuring a crew of hard-working stunt boat pilots. Commercial captured from the tube in 1977. Oh, and … Continue reading

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Mood Music: H.R. Pufnstuf – Jack Wild sings ‘Mechanical Boy’

I double-dog dare you to watch the H.R. Pufnstuf clip below and refrain from singing along. You’ll find it very difficult not to join in as Jimmy (Jack Wild) belts out this brief and wonderful tune. H.R. Pufnstuf‘s fourth episode, … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Haggar Polyester Clothing ‘Fortune Teller’ commercial (1978)

Your Daily 70s Spot for Wednesday features Haggar and their “Dacron Polyester” clothing line. A drab young fellow visits a fortune teller who magically shows him the delights of a new Haggar polyester wardrobe. Commercial captured in November of 1978. … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: The Swarm

The Swarm buzzed angrily into theaters in July of 1978. Arriving near the end of the “Disaster Flick” era, Irwin Allen’s The Swarm fared poorly with both critics and movie-goers. Not even a summertime launch, a decent budget and a … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Maxim Coffee ‘You’ll swear it perked’ commercial (1976)

For our Daily 70s Spot we have a Maxim Coffee commercial captured in July, 1976. This spot is part of the “You’ll swear it perked” campaign. Watch it bubble below. Daily 70s Spot #18: Maxim Coffee ‘You’ll Swear It Perked’ … Continue reading

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