Monthly Archives: October 2015

Holiday Repeat: ‘The Paul Lynde Halloween Special’ (1976)

As is now traditional: Happy Halloween, Bionic pals! It’s time for a tasty holiday repeat. Enjoy heartily! On October 29, 1976 a comedic monster known as The Paul Lynde Halloween Special ate up television screens across America. Here now, in … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Plymouth Scamp & Gold Duster (1974)

“One of eight great small car buys.” Hello! It’s been a busy week, but I didn’t want to miss posting some classic 70s commercials for you this weekend. Today, we head back to July of 1974 for two Chrysler Plymouth … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Quaker Oatmeal Cookie Mix (1976)

“All you do is add water and bake.” Mr. Oatmeal? Quaker Oatmeal Cookie Mix originally appeared in the October 1976 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad Ads: Burger King ‘Double Beef’ (1976)

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Sunday 70s Spots: Jane Curtin & Gillette (1974)

“Turn your face into a kisser!” In our vintage commercials today, we find a pre-Saturday Night Live Jane Curtin in a humorous spot for Gillette Foamy shave cream. After that, another Gillette spot featuring customer testimonials. Both commercials aired in … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Piels Real Draft Beer (1972)

“The kind of beer you first loved.” Today, we’ve got a pair of nostalgic commercials for Piels Real Draft beer. What the heck is Peils? It’s a German beer originally out of Brooklyn, New York. The two spots below aired … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Burger King ‘Double Beef’ (1976)

“Go Double Beef at Burger King. It’s the only way.” Haven’t had a burger in 30 years, but I still think this is a great 70s ad. Love the oval shape, swirly lettering, bright blue color and the kid looking … Continue reading

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