Category Archives: 70s TV

Daily 70s Spot #519: JCPenney Jeans With The Hager Brothers (1979)

“The big difference between us and them is the pocket…and the price.” Alrighty, then! It’s a fresh new week so let’s go with a 1979 thing for the next seven days. To get the commercials underway, here’s The Hager Brothers … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #517, 518: GM’s Mr. Goodwrench (1978)

“Mr. Goodwrench understands your GM car…” The end of another week has come around again, so let’s wrap up our ’77-’78 thing with two spots for GM’s Mr. Goodwrench. First, we find a driver complaining of a “ka thump” sound … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #515, 516: Ford Futura & Granada (1977)

“A dramatic combination of styling & technology for 1978…and beyond.” Two spots for Ford today. Firstly, a space age commercial for the 1978 Ford Futura featuring the 2001 theme. Second, a spot for Ford Granada with a side-by-side comparison to … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #514: McDonald’s Big Mac ‘Road Work’ Commercial (1978)

“We do it all for you.” An extremely pleasant Friday to one and all! Here’s a McDonald’s commercial from September of 1978 featuring a distracted road crew and a Big Mac. Big Mac ‘Road Work’ Commercial, 1978 Previously on 70s … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #513: Eastman Adhesive With Minnesota Viking’s Ed White (1978)

“One drop is stronger than you are.” Here’s a spot for Eastman 910 later better-known as Super Glue. The spot aired in September 1978 and features Ed White of the Minnesota Vikings. Go ahead, see if you can pull it … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #512: Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray (1977)

“Incredible!” This will certainly clear things up. A commercial for Vicks Sinex long-acting nasal spray from December of 1977. Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray Commercial, 1977 Previously on 70s Spots: Daily 70s Spot #511: ‘Charlie’s Angels’/’Baretta’ ABC Promo (1977)

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