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70s Spots: Long John Silver’s ‘Pirate’s Dozen’ (1977)

“Bring a big appetite, but don’t bring a lot of money.” Greetings, me hearties! The actor playing the lead pirate in this Long John Silver’s spot looks and sounds like Richard B. Shull (Holmes & Yo-Yo). If it isn’t him, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Arby’s Restaurant (1977)

“The delicious change of taste!” Continuing the restaurant theme I seem to be following this week, here’s one for Arby’s from June of 1977. Enjoy your sammich. Arby’s Restaurant Commercial, 1977 Previously on 70s Spots: Burger Chef (James Cromwell, 1977)

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70s Spots: Burger Chef (James Cromwell, 1977)

“You get more to like at Burger Chef.” Actor, James Cromwell (Babe) appears in this spot for Burger Chef. The commercial, featuring a child intimidated by his hamburger, aired in June of 1977. Burger Chef Commercial with James Cromwell, 1977 … Continue reading

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70s Spots: McDonald’s Banana Shake (1977)

“We’re goin’ bananas!” Greetings! Who remembers McDonald’s banana shakes? I thought you would! Drink up this fun spot from June of 1977 – it’s triple-thick! McDonald’s Banana Shake Commercial, 1977 Previously on 70s Spots: Bonanza Restaurant With Gilligan & Barney … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’77 Ford Pinto (1976)

“America’s best-selling small car last year is an even better idea for ’77.” Happy Friday! Here’s a perky spot for the 1977 Ford Pinto that aired in December of 1976. Go on, ride the Pony! ’77 Ford Pinto Commercial, 1976 … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #515, 516: Ford Futura & Granada (1977)

“A dramatic combination of styling & technology for 1978…and beyond.” Two spots for Ford today. Firstly, a space age commercial for the 1978 Ford Futura featuring the 2001 theme. Second, a spot for Ford Granada with a side-by-side comparison to … Continue reading

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