Category Archives: 70s TV

Funshine Friday: ‘The Muppet Show’ – Cheryl Ladd Sings (1978)

What does Cheryl Ladd (Charlie’s Angels) sing for us on this Funshine Friday? How about “Sunshine On My Shoulders”? That gonna work out for you? I thought so! The clip below comes from episode 324 of The Muppet Show and … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Dodge Vans & Pickups (1976 & ’78)

“Dodge Tradesman van owners won’t trade their Tradesman for anything.” Greetings, lazy Sunday’ers! Continuing yesterday’s car theme, I now present two commercials from Dodge. First in the dock, we have a slightly humorous spot for Dodge Tradesman vans from January, … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Chevrolet ‘Garage Sale’ & ‘Drive-In’ (1976 & ’78)

“C’mon down to your Chevy dealer’s garage sale now.” Time to roll out some car commercials. Here’s two for Chevrolet. First up, a spot from September, 1976 featuring a garage sale theme. After that, a collection of Chevy pickups enjoy … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Wonderful World Of Disney’ (Intro, 1979)

I normally have a Saturday morning TV show for you on Funshine Friday, but let’s change things up a bit with one from Sunday evening. Here’s an intro clip from The Wonderful World of Disney from 1979. The Parent Trap … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Hillshire Farm & Mazola (1979)

For Sunday’s spots, we have an eating theme laid out on the table. Firstly, a commercial you may remember for Hillshire Farm from September of 1979. After that, a Mazola corn oil spot from the same month. The hearty, natural … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Parker Bros. Waterworks & Story Teller (1973 & ’78)

If all went to plan, these spots would have gone up early this morning. However, YouTube was having issues displaying images on this fine Saturday. That seems to be sorted out now and we can take in two toy-related commercials. … Continue reading

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