Tag Archives: 1973

70s Spots: ’73 Ford Pinto ‘Back To Basics’ (1972)

“When you get back to basics, you get back to Ford.” As I haven’t quite got a full month’s worth of winter holiday commercials ready to go, the next few will be “normal” spots. After that, it’ll be all-winter – … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Persona Double II Razor (Buck Rogers, 1973)

“It’s two blades better.” Last time on 70s Spots, we featured a Dr. Grabow pipe ad with Erin Gray. This time around, it seemed only appropriate to feature a commercial with Gray’s Buck Rogers in the 25th Century co-star, Gil … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Kawasaki Motorcycle ‘Good Times’ (1973)

“Kawasaki lets the good times roll.” It’s Monday, and that means we’re ready to let those good times roll! Am I right?! Whether you agree, or you’re feeling like a spoilsport, you’ll likely enjoy this spot for Kawasaki motorcycles. The … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Haggar Slacks Commercial (Mariette Hartley, 1973)

“We make everybody look good.” Greetings! Apologies for the recent lack of posts. Let me get things jump-started with a commercial for Haggar slacks. In this spot, that aired in December of 1973, we find Mariette Hartley and friends enjoying … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Gallo Pink Chablis Wine (1973)

“The Premium Wine from Gallo.” Time for a Gallo wine party with “Premium” Pink Chablis. It’s ironic (and appropriate) that the color is off in this commercial and everything is tinged slightly pink. The spot aired in December of 1973. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #545: Schick Super II ‘Tortoise & Hare’ (1973)

“Once upon a time…” Fairy tale time. Here’s a commercial for the Schick Super II razor system featuring the famed tortoise and hare. The spot aired in November of 1973. Slow and steady wins the…shave. Schick Super II ‘Tortoise & … Continue reading

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