Monthly Archives: September 2017

70s Spots: Coke (‘Mean’ Joe Greene) & Pepsi ‘Disney Parks’ (1979)

“Hey, kid! Catch!” Here’s an iconic ad I’m happy to finally have on the ol’ YouTube channel. “Mean” Joe Greene for Coca-Cola. The spot aired in October of 1979, became an advertising classic and one of the best-known spots of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Bold Detergent & Pledge (Rose Marie, 1975)

“Bold – can make The Bold Ones bright!” Let’s get our houses in order with some cleaning products today. First, a spot for Bold laundry detergent featuring a rambunctious young lady and her mother. Second, we find Rose Marie (The … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Alpo Dog Food (Lorne Greene) & Meow Mix (1976)

“He’s 15. That’s 105 for you and me.” A pair of commercials for the Seventies pets in your life. Firstly, father figure, Lorne Greene (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica) in a spot featuring one of his many appearances for Alpo dog food. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Wonder Bread & Sunbeam Bread (1970)

“Helps build strong bodies 12 ways.” Here’s a pair of commercials from 1970 you may want to toast and nibble. First, we have one from September ’70 for Wonder Bread. Looks like they’re going on about “The Wonder Years” 18 … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Chill A Cella!’ & Colony Burgundy Wine (1979)

“Chill a Cella!” Here’s a living, breathing Seventies mascot I’m pleased to bring back to your memory cortex. His name is – Aldo Cella! Behold. The commercial for Cella wine (part of a series of “Aldo” spots) aired in October … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Fritos Corn Chips & C&H Sugar (1976)

“I’ll munch to that.” Two 1976 commercials today from ad campaigns you may remember. First, a spot for Fritos Brand Corn Chips with a “munchy” theme. Second, a spot for C&H Pure Cane Sugar with a sing-a-long jingle. Let’s hear … Continue reading

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