Category Archives: 70s TV

Satuday 70s Spots: Rolaids ‘Relief’ (1976 & ’79)

“For heartburn? R.O.L.A.I.D.S.” Welcome to acid indigestion “Relief” weekend! I’ve got a hearty batch of antacid spots lined up and they should cure all that ails you. Let’s dive in with a trio of Rolaids spots featuring the famous “How … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Skatebirds’ (1977)

Hanna-Barbera’s live-action series, The Skatebirds only ran in its full, 60-minute glory for four months, from September, 1977 to January, 1978. Much like The Banana Splits, The Skatebirds featured four costumed characters with voices dubbed by animation actors. Between the … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Timex & Speidel Digital Watches (1977 & ’78)

“Tough enough to be a Timex.” This Sunday, I’ve got a pair of watch commercials for you. Digital watches, because they were the hottest and hippest 70s’ tech for your wrist! First up, famed sports journalist, Jim McKay for Timex … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Remington & Norelco Shavers (1978)

“Shaves as close as a blade or your money back.” The weekend is here and that means ancient commercials are being transmitted throughout the ‘Disco. Today I have a pair of electric shaver spots buzzing. First up, one for Remington. … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spot: Budweiser Beer With Lou Rawls (1978)

“When do you say ‘Budweiser’?” Here’s your Sunday 70s Spot. And yes, it’s another Budweiser beer commercial. This one features singer, Lou Rawls who starred in more than a few Bud ads. Spot aired in October of 1978. Budweiser Beer … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spot: Old Milwaukee Beer ‘Football’ (1976)

“Tastes as great as its name.” Our Saturday 70s Spot hauls out a can of old beer. Old Milwaukee beer to be precise. Enjoy this football-themed commercial with a joke involving Hall-of-Fame’r, Red Grange. Spot aired in January of 1976. … Continue reading

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