Monthly Archives: February 2016

Daily 70s Spot #438: Scrubbing Bubbles! (1973)

“We do the work – so you don’t have to!” This week, we dial into 1973 and see what turns up. Our first arrival is a well-known classic – Dow’s Scrubbing Bubbles. The lead Bubble is voiced by the great … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #436, 437: Budweiser Beer (1978)

“Here comes The King. Here comes the big number one!” We’ll round off 1978 Week with a pair of spots for Budweiser. First up, Ed McMahon narrating a “100 years of tradition” commercial featuring the Budweiser Clydesdales. After that, you’ll … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #434, 435: James Coburn For Schlitz Light (1978)

“It’s not whether you win or lose – it’s the beer you choose.” I really like these next two Schlitz Light spots. They feature James Coburn, being James Coburn. The man brings his own special drinking glass in a fancy … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #433: ‘Fantasy Island’/’Love Boat’/’Apple Pie’/’Carter Country’ Promo (1978)

“Watch tonight on ABC!” Happy Friday! If you’re wondering what to watch tomorrow night – not to worry. We’ve got you covered. Why not turn your eyes to ABC for a little Carter Country and the premiere of Apple Pie? … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #432: United Airlines (1978)

“Fly the friendly skies.” Today, we find a somewhat confuzzled “Irish” priest taking a trip on United Airlines. The spot aired in September of 1978. United Airlines Commercial, 1978 Previously on 70s Spots: Daily 70s Spot #431: GE Widescreen TV … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #431: GE Widescreen TV Set (1978)

“You’ll want GE Performance TV.” Here’s a cool bit of Seventies future tech. A September 1978 commercial for the General Electric Widescreen 1000 TV set. Yep, it’s one o’ them giant TVs fer rich folk! GE Widescreen TV Commercial, 1978 … Continue reading

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