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70s Spots: Mattel Race Cars (1971) & Skittle Tac-Toe (1972)

“What would you trade for a new ’71 Superfast?!” Let’s get in the game with two toy commercials from the early part of the decade. First up, a spot from 1971 for Mattel’s Matchbox Superfast race cars. Following that, a … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Pink Panther Flakes Cereal (1971 & ’72)

“Tickle me pink!” A pair of perfectly precious Post Pink Panther Flakes cereal spots today. I’m fairly certain these animated commercials were produced by DePatie-Freleng studios. The copyright marks are 1971 and 1972 (or both possibly circa ’72). Pour yourselves … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Kellogg’s Special K Cereal & Feen-A-Mint Gum (1970)

“America’s favorite high-protein cereal.” Two chewable commercials now. First up, a spot for Kellogg’s Special K cereal. This one aired on New Year’s Day, 1971 (produced in 1970 natch’.) After that, a spot from May 1970 for Feen-a-mint laxative gum … Continue reading

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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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