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70s Spots: Wisk, ‘Ring Around The Collar!’ (1971)

“Squwak! Ring around the collar!” Grooming and cleaning are the order of the day. First, we have a 1971 spot for Wisk featuring the product’s famous “collar” tagline and a feisty parrot. After that, a commercial for Gillette’s The Dry … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Kentucky Fried Chicken ‘Colonel Talks’ (1971)

“We’ve got another whole generation of chicken-eaters coming up…” Continuing our chicken theme, we have two commercials for Kentucky Fried Chicken. Both spots aired on New Year’s Day 1971 (and were therefore produced in 1970). The first spot has the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Plymouth Road Runner & Ford LTD (1971)

“Coming through!” Warner Brother’s Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner appear in this spot for the 1971 Plymouth Road Runner. The commercial aired on New Year’s Day ’71 and was produced in 1970. After that, we have a classical … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Please, Don’t Squeeze The Charmin!’ (1970)

“Please, don’t squeeze the Charmin!” A double-dose of 1970 Charmin bathroom tissue commercials today. Good ol’ Mr. Whipple (Dick Wilson) simply can’t resist squeezing the product. That scoundrel! ‘Don’t Squeeze The Charmin!’ Commercial (1970) Charmin Bathroom Tissue ‘Whipple’ Commercial (1970) … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Roy Rogers & Ponderosa Restaurants (1970 & ’79)

“You won’t find better eatin’ anyplace.” Here’s two Western-style eatery commercials. One from the start of the decade, the other, nearer the end. First it’s Roy Rogers and the restaurant chain bearing his name from November of 1970. After that, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Piels Real Draft Beer & Miller High Life (1970)

“For a taste of the good ol’ days.” Two al key hall spots from the start of the decade today. First, we have a nifty December 1970 Piels Real Draft beer commercial featuring an old timey political speech. After that, … Continue reading

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