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70s Spots: ’71 Mercury Montego (1970)

“Step up, everybody ’cause here she comes – Mercury Montego for ’71!” Yesterday we took a look at the Mercury Comet for ’71. Today, we have the ’71 Mercury Montego. This spot, which aired in October of 1970, features a … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’71 Mercury Comet (1970)

“Better ideas make better cars.” Here comes the Mercury Comet for 1971. This little blue bomber is ready to whisk you away from an angry bull at a moment’s notice! The spot below aired in October 1970. (On a personal … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Salvo Detergent (1970)

“Mommy lets me drop them in the washing machine.” Here’s a fun, anachronistic spot for Salvo detergent. I’m not sure if the actor here is portraying a nosy neighbor or mother-in-law, but I do know that she’s the bee’s knees. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Cascade ‘Spotless’ (1970)

“Be a spotless homemaker.” In 1970, many of the commercials appearing on the tube still seemed like they were pulled straight out of the 60s. Heck, this one for Cascade detergent may have even been produced in ’69. I’m not … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Santa Anita Race Track (Ruth Buzzi, 1971)

“Get wildly emotional nine times a day!” Here’s a fun rarity for Santa Antia race track in Southern California. The spot features Ruth Buzzi portraying the frumpy Gladys Ormphby character she made famous on Laugh-In. Fellow Laugh-In cast member, Gary … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #492: Continental Insurance ‘Pie Truck’ (1970)

“When you’re with us, we’re with you.” This week, we’ll go year-by-year with the daily commercials. To start us off, here’s a Continental Insurance spot that aired in November of 1970. In it, we find a broken down pie truck … Continue reading

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