70s Spots: Colt 45 ‘Jaws’ (Billy Van, 1976)

Don't say 'beer,' say 'shark'! (Colt 45 commercial, 1976)

Don’t say ‘beer,’ say ‘shark’!
(Colt 45 commercial, 1976)

“A completely unique experience.”

During Jaws‘ popularity explosion, Colt 45 produced this spot for their long-running series of commercials featuring comedian, Billy Van. The spot was produced in 1975 and this one aired in January of ’76. Don’t drink the water!?!

Colt 45 ‘Jaws’ Commercial, Billy Van, 1976

Previously on 70s Spots: Santa Anita Race Track (Ruth Buzzi, 1971)

More Colt 45 Featuring Billy Van at Bionic Disco: Daily 70s Spot #494: Colt 45 ‘Hockey’ (Billy Van, 1972)

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