Monthly Archives: November 2017

Who Remembers?: Farrah Fawcett Hair Care Products (1979)

Who remembers that actor-model-superstar Farrah Fawcett (Charlie’s Angels) had her own line of hair care products in the late 1970s? I had certainly forgotten, but this photo pulled from the end credits of a 1979 game show brought the memories … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Alberto Balsam & For Brunettes Only (1975)

“The biggest news in beautiful hair.” It’s time to beautify your long and luxurious Seventies hair with two commercials from February of 1975. First up, a spot for Alberto Balsam shampoo and conditioner. Second, a commercial featuring the For Brunettes … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’74 Chevy Caprice & Mercury Montego (1973)

“A car that almost drives itself.” A pair of “new for ’74” car commercials today. In the first garage we find the Chevy Caprice Classic. This thing just about drives itself! The spot aired in November of 1973. In the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: One-A-Day Vitamins (Jane Curtin) & Haggar Slacks (Willie & Lester) (1976)

“If you know what’s good for you.” We’re back in action after the holiday with two famous Seventies comedians. First, we find Saturday Night Live‘s Jane Curtin in a serious 1976 spot for One-A-Day Vitamins. Second, Willie Tyler and Lester … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday (Holiday Repeat): ‘Partridge Family 2200 A.D.,’ ‘Gypsy Girl’ (1974)

Let’s enjoy a day-after-Thanksgiving repeat for Funshine Friday. (I’m too full to get up off the couch). Hanna-Barbera’s Partridge Family 2200 A.D. originally ran in the fall of 1974. 16 episodes were produced, airing on CBS. This animated, futuristic take … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Thanksgiving): ‘Partridge Family/My Three Sons Thanksgiving Reunion’ Promo (1977)

“Fred MacMurray and Shirley Jones host a family reunion!” Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I hope you have a nice, relaxing time with friends and family today. Here’s a brief and obscure ABC promo from November 1977 for Thanksgiving Reunion With The … Continue reading

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