Tag Archives: 1975

70s Spots: Post Alpha-Bits Cereal (1975 & ’78)

“An adventure in every bowl!” Pouring out two bowls of Post Alpha-Bits cereal today. The first commercial aired in 1975 and features metal license plate prizes. These are perfect for attaching to your banana seat bikes. The second spot aired … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Bold Detergent & Pledge (Rose Marie, 1975)

“Bold – can make The Bold Ones bright!” Let’s get our houses in order with some cleaning products today. First, a spot for Bold laundry detergent featuring a rambunctious young lady and her mother. Second, we find Rose Marie (The … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Honda Civic & Dodge Colt (1976)

“What the world is coming to.” Here we have two compact car commercials from 1976. In pole position, a spot for the teeny weeny Honda Civic from January of ’76 (likely produced in ’75). Second, one for Dodge Colt with … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Marathon Candy Bar (1974 & ’75)

“Lasts a good long time.” A pair of Marathon candy bar commercials from the Mars company today. First, Patrick Wayne appears as Marathon John in a pirate-themed spot from 1974. Wayne did a series of these commercials for Marathon. Second, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Budweiser ‘Beer Talk’ (1976 & ’77)

“Pour it down the middle!” This being a summertime Friday, you may be seeking some cool refreshment. With that in mind, we have two Budweiser spots on-tap. First, “Beer Talk” and the joy of foamy bubbles from January of 1976 … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Sexy’ ’75 Lincoln-Mercury Line-Up (1974)

“Your Lincoln-Mercury dealer – he’s a pretty sexy guy.” Let’s drive some automobile spots onto the lot. Here’s a pair of Lincoln-Mercury commercials from November of 1974 with the new ’75 models on display. They’re sexy as all get out. … Continue reading

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