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70s Spots: Downy ‘April Fresh’ (1977)

“Softens. Freshens. Helps rinse out static cling.” Here’s another one of those judgemental Downy fabric softener “April Fresh” commercials from 1977. This one aired in June of ’77. Downy ‘April Fresh’ Commercial, 1977 Previously on 70s Spots: Bold Detergent ‘Polyester’ … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Bold Detergent ‘Polyester’ (1977)

“Bold got the polyester clean as the cotton!” It’s likely been a while since you struggled to clean your sporty polyester jacket. Here’s Bold detergent to show you how to achieve desirable washing results. The spot aired in June of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Alka-Seltzer, ‘Alka-2 Chewable Tablets’ (1977)

“Try Alka-2. It’s the one you chew.” Here’s two spots for a new product from Alka-Seltzer: Alka-2. No need for any of that “plop plop fizz fizz” business – just pop ’em in your mouth and chew. The commercials aired … Continue reading

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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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