Monthly Archives: February 2017

70s Spots: Shout & Heet (1975)

“Shout it out!” It’s Sunday. A good time to see to the laundry and tend to your lower back pain. Here to help you with that is a spot from July of 1975 introducing the public to Shout stain remover. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Foster Grant Sunglasses (Johnny Bench) & Gabriel Shocks (Roger Miller, 1974)

“The looks, the lens – we’ve got it all.” Here’s two good celebrity spots from 1974 for your Saturday. First, we find Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame’r Johnny Bench for Foster Grant sunglasses. The commercial aired in October of ’74. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Jackie Gleason For GE TVs (1973)

“The Great Entertainer.” Two spots today featuring Jackie Gleason for General Electric television sets. First, Gleason appears as Joe the Bartender while introducing the first color portable TV to hit the USA. The spot aired in September of 1973. After … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Max For Men Hair Styler & Mennen Skin Bracer (Joe Frazier, 1972)

“For the natural look.” Men’s grooming is our theme for today. First up, we’ve got a spot for Gillette’s Max for Men Hair Drier & Styler. After that, a fun spot for Mennen Skin Bracer After Shave starring boxing champ … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Hertz Rent-A-Car (Don Adams, 1971)

“Ever wondered why everybody doesn’t offer 32 different kinds of cars?” Two spots today for Hertz Rent-a-Car. First up, we find Don Adams (Get Smart) as a Hertz valet. John Erwin provides the voice heard over the loudspeaker. The commercial … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Band-Aid & Clean ‘N Treat Pads (1970)

“It’s the best protection you’ve got.” Today, we’re cleaning up cuts and scrapes at the top of the decade. First, the folks at Band-Aid take us all the way back to the year 1526 in this extremely retro spot. The … Continue reading

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