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

Ford...in SPAAAACE!!

Ford…in SPAAAACE!!

“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 the Mercedes 280SE. So cutting edge it hurts!

’78 Ford Futura ‘Sci Fi’ Commercial (1977)

’78 Ford Granada ‘Mercedes Comparison’ Commercial, 1977

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

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

A Big Mac for the road. (McDonald's commercial, 1978)

A Big Mac for the road.
(McDonald’s 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 Spots: Daily 70s Spot #513: Eastman Adhesive With Minnesota Viking’s Ed White (1978)

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

Eastman's 910 aka Super Glue, 1978

Eastman’s 910 aka Super Glue, 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 apart.

Eastman Adhesive Commercial (Minnesota Viking’s Ed White, 1978)

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

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

Vicks Sinex working its magic, 1977

Vicks Sinex working its magic, 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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Daily 70s Spot #511: ‘Charlie’s Angels’/’Baretta’ ABC Promo (1977)

Cheryl Ladd's first season on 'Charlie's Angels,' 1976-1977.

Cheryl Ladd’s first season on ‘Charlie’s Angels,’ 1976-1977.

“Wednesday, the Angels elbow their way into professional tennis.”

Wondering what to watch next Wednesday night? This being December 1977, of course, you can catch the next episodes of Charlie’s Angels and Baretta. Looks like a fine evening of ABC viewing is in store.

‘Charlie’s Angels’/’Baretta’ ABC Promo, 1977

Previously on 70s Spots: Daily 70s Spot #510: ‘Challenge Of The Sexes’ CBS Promo (1977)

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Daily 70s Spot #510: ‘Challenge Of The Sexes’ CBS Promo (1977)

This is going to be good! ('Challenge of the Sexes' 1978 season coming soon).

This is going to be good! (‘Challenge of the Sexes’ 1978 season coming soon).

“Next Sunday at 1 PM.”

For the new week, we’ll mix things up with spots from 1977 & 1978. To start us off, here’s a cool CBS promo that aired in late December ’77 for the upcoming premiere of Challenge of the Sexes.

‘Challenge Of The Sexes’ CBS Promo, 1977

Previously on 70s Spots: Daily 70s Spot #508, 509: Chevy Chevelle Laguna & Malibu (1973)

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