Tag Archives: 1975

Sunday 70s Spots: Honda Motorcycles & McDonald’s (1975)

“Good things happen on a Honda.” Having a nice, lazy Sunday? 1975 weekend continues now with another pair of commercials from the year. First up, a fun spot for the Honda 360 with a bank robber theme. Following that, a … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Pat Morita & Jamie Farr For Dodge (1975)

“Hey, Charger!” Commercial time for a holiday weekend! It’s 1975 (just because) and we’ll start things off with two spots for Dodge Charger. First up, we find Pat Morita (not yet co-starring in Happy Days) making an appearance. After that, … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Star-Kist Tuna, ‘Sorry, Charlie’ (1975)

“But, Charlie…Star-Kist don’t want tunas with good taste. Star-Kist wants tunas that taste good!” Here’s a little blast from childhood’s past for Funshine Friday. An animated Charlie the Tuna Sun-Kist commercial. Charlie the Tuna is voiced by Herschel Bernardi and … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Jimmy Walker’s J.J. Talking Toy (1975)

“Kids think J.J. is Dyn-O-mite!” Notice the ad avoids calling the item a “doll.” Still, it’s a pretty dyn-o-mite toy. Jimmy Walker’s J.J. Talking Toy originally appeared in the May, 1975 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Jonathan Winters For Hefty (1975)

“Hefty gives you the right size-bag for every use.” Hef Hef Hef Hef Hefty! Jonathan Winters For Hefty originally appeared in the May, 1975 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad Ads: Chevrolet ‘Camper’s Pickup’ (1970)

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Funshine Friday: ‘Tom & Jerry/Grape Ape Show’ (1975)

Hanna-Barbera’s Tom & Jerry/Grape Ape Show originally ran Saturday mornings on ABC from September, 1975 to September, 1976. Grape Ape was a hot new property and a large batch of Tom & Jerry cartoons were also produced for the series. … Continue reading

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