Monthly Archives: August 2016

70s Spots: Peek Freans Cookies (1979)

“Peek Freans are a very serious cookie.” Peek Freans? I had never heard of such a thing before coming across this commercial. I don’t think we had access to these treats growing up in California in the Seventies. The spot … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Downy ‘April Fresh’ (1977)

“Softens. Freshens. Helps rinse out static cling.” Here’s another one of those judgemental Downy fabric softener “April Fresh” commercials from 1977. This one aired in June of ’77. Downy ‘April Fresh’ Commercial, 1977 Previously on 70s Spots: Bold Detergent ‘Polyester’ … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Bold Detergent ‘Polyester’ (1977)

“Bold got the polyester clean as the cotton!” It’s likely been a while since you struggled to clean your sporty polyester jacket. Here’s Bold detergent to show you how to achieve desirable washing results. The spot aired in June of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ford Granada ‘In Germany’ (1976)

“The new Ford Granada came to Germany to match the quiet of its ride with a $20,000 Mercedes-Benz.” The brave Ford Granada went to Bavaria to compare itself to Mercedes-Benz. According to this commercial from December, 1976 – it survived. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Nature Valley Granola Bars (Moosie Drier, 1976)

“Snack…goes granola.” Let’s make this week a healthy one – with new, Nature Valley Granola Bars. Or rather, new for 1976. Keep your eyes peeled for ’70s child actor Moosie Drier, probably best-known for The Bob Newhart Show, and later, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’75 General Motors Compact Cars (1974)

“There may never be a better time to move to a GM compact.” On this lazy Sunday, we have another car commercial for you. Here we find General Motors showing off their line of upcoming compact vehicles for 1975; Chevrolet … Continue reading

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