Monthly Archives: March 2013

Holiday Memories: ‘It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown’ (1974)

Happy holidays, Bionic people! Did you watch It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown when it made its debut on CBS in April of 1974? If not, you probably caught it at some point in the following years as it appears … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: JCPenney Portable Color TV (1972)

“We designed the new JCPenney 19″ solid state color portable to minimize trouble.” Time to switch on our Daily 70s Spot. Today, we take a look at JCPenney’s solid state portable televisions. Commercial aired in November of 1972. I remember … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Mrs. Butterworth’s (1975)

“See how long it takes Mrs. Butterworth’s to drip down this stack?” Here’s your delicious Daily 70s spot. A Mrs. Butterworth’s pancake syrup commercial featuring that lovable, grandmotherly talking bottle of a mascot. Spot aired in November of 1975. Daily … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ (animated series, 1972)

Around the World in Eighty Days was an animated series based on the Jules Verne novel. 16 episodes were created by the Australian API company and originally aired in the US on NBC beginning in September of 1972. The cartoon … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Nestea Plunge ‘Road Worker’ (1976)

“Take the Nestea Plunge!” Time to drink up a refreshing Daily 70s Spot. Today, we have a spot for Nestea Instant Iced Tea featuring the “Nestea Plunge” campaign. Commercial aired in the hot summer month of July, 1976. As kids, … Continue reading

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Show Toppers: ‘Delta House’ (1979)

Delta House, based on the movie Animal House, originally ran Saturday evenings on ABC from January to April, 1979. ABC bought the rights to National Lampoon‘s Animal House story, hired the film’s production team and cast several of the original … Continue reading

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