Tag Archives: 1973

Saturday 70s Spots: Formula 409 (1973 & ’74)

“Just spray and wipe.” Today, in Commercialville, we have a pair of spots for Formula 409 spray cleaner. Firstly, a strange spot featuring Home Economic students turning into giant thumbs. After that, one with a toy train set and a … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Parker Bros. Waterworks & Story Teller (1973 & ’78)

If all went to plan, these spots would have gone up early this morning. However, YouTube was having issues displaying images on this fine Saturday. That seems to be sorted out now and we can take in two toy-related commercials. … Continue reading

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Brady Bunch Moments: ‘Television-itis!’ (1973)

We now join The Brady Bunch, already in motion. Cindy Brady (Susan Olsen) appears on the children’s quiz show, Question the Kids, and experiences a sever case of “Television-itis.” The quiz show host is portrayed by Edward Knight, real-life father … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Rankin/Bass – ‘Festival Of Family Classics’ (1973)

A glorious Funshine Friday to you, my Bionic pals! Here’s the intro to syndicated series, Festival of Family Classics produced by Rankin/Bass. Festival of Family Classics made its debut in September of 1972 and ran through November of 1973. The … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Tom Sawyer’ Movie, ‘Gratifaction’ Song (1973)

A most pleasant Funshine Friday to all! Here’s a clip from a movie you might have watched on a lazy Sunday morning in 1973. It’s Johnny Whitaker and friends singing “Gratifaction” from the movie Tom Sawyer. ‘Tom Sawyer’ Movie: ‘Gratifaction’ … Continue reading

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Brady Bunch Moments: Bobby The Enforcer (1973)

Welcome back, to another segment of Brady Bunch Moments. Remember that one time, when Bobby became a hall monitor at school and all of that unbridled power went straight to his little head? How could one forget such a thing? … Continue reading

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