Tag Archives: 1971

70s Spots: Ford Pinto Runabout & Country Squire Wagon (1971)

“Pinto – the little carefree car from Ford.” Two spots from Ford for this Sunday. First up, a sweet little pony prances about for the Ford Pinto 3-Door Runabout. After that, a commercial featuring some stop-motion animation for the Country … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Right Guard (Tom Selleck, 1971)

“Fire yours and hire ours.” Happy Friday the 13th! Never fear, to help keep you dry today, I have two spots for Right Guard deodorant. Under the right arm, we have a commercial from August 1971 starring a young Tom … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Brady Bunch’ & ‘Partridge Family’ Promos (1971)

“Remember us? We’re the Brady family.” To start off the new week, I’ve got a couple of humdingers for you. ABC fall promos for The Brady Bunch and The Partridge Family. Both spots aired in November of 1971. Please enjoy, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: McDonald’s ‘The Big Meal’ (1971)

“You deserve a break today.” Here’s a colorful, slightly funny McDonald’s commercial featuring something called “The Big Meal.” A precursor to the Happy Meal in some ways, though not directed at the little ‘uns. The spot aired in November of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Skittle Tennis Game (Don Adams, 1971)

“Where fun is the name of the game.” Welcome to 2017! Now, let’s get rolling, back into the vintage fun. There’s no time to waste! My favorite commercials tend to be the ones for toys and candy. The things I … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Pizza Hut ‘Solitaire’ (1971)

“We serve more pizza than anyone else in the world.” Pizza Hut serves up a game of solitaire and a cozy den-like atmosphere in this classic spot that aired in December of 1971. Take a delicious bite out of it … Continue reading

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