Monthly Archives: June 2013

Daily 70s Spot: Magnavox ‘Total Automatic Color’ TVs (Early 1970s)

Let’s switch on the Daily 70s Spot. This is one of my favorites in our growing collection. There’s no dialogue, just 70s-era Magnavox TAC (Total Automatic Color) television sets and a stylish model showing them off. Spot aired in the … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Buick Opel 1900s (1970)

“Buick’s foreign economy car.” Time to visit the showroom for our Daily 70s Spot. Here we have a Buick commercial for the “new” line-up of Opel 1900 vehicles. Spot aired in November of 1970. Daily 70s Spot #169: Buick Opel … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Kids from: C.A.P.E.R.’ (1976)

The Kids From: C.A.P.E.R. originally ran Saturday mornings on NBC from September through November, 1976 and again from April through November, 1977. In all, 13 episodes were produced. The comedy-adventure show focused on a team of teen crime fighters and … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: New York Life (1972)

“Say, what do you know about New York Life?” It’s time to put our Daily 70s Spot in writing. Here we have a New York Life insurance policy commercial with a humorous theme. Well, about as humorous as you can … Continue reading

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Show Toppers: ‘Lou Grant’ (1977)

Lou Grant, a spin-off of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, originally ran on CBS from September, 1977 to September, 1982. The show stars Ed Asner, reprising his Lou Grant role from Mary Tyler Moore, but this time moving from a … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Firestone Tires ‘Dangerous Ice’ (1970)

“You go through ice, mud or snow or we pay the tow.” Time to scrape the frost off of our Daily 70s Spot. Today we have a commercial for Firestone Tires featuring “Asymmetrical Town & Country Studded Winter Tires” for … Continue reading

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