Tag Archives: 1977

70s Spots: JCPenney Plain Pockets Jeans & Lee Jeans (1977)

“The big difference between us and them is the pockets…and the price.” We’re visiting the Jean Genie of 1977 today. First, take in a spot for JCPenney showing off their Plain Pockets line. After that, a commercial for Lee Jeans … Continue reading

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March 22, 1977: A Tuesday to Remember (40th Anniversary Repeat)

(*Note: I’m re-running this post from 2012 today as it’s now a 40th anniversary look-back.) In honor of my wife’s birthday, March 22nd, let’s grab a year out of the 1970s and see what occurred on this fine day. 1977 … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Kentucky Fried Chicken ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’ (1977)

“I like my chicken finger lickin’ good!” Here’s two spots for Kentucky Fried Chicken from 1977. A “Family Picnic Pack” (with table cloth included) from June of 1977. Then a “Finger Lickin’” testimonial spot from November ’77. Kentucky Fried Chicken … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ray-O-Vac (Burgess Meredith) & Bactine (1977)

“Get something started with Ray-O-Vac!” Here’s a dandy, celebrity-filled spot for Ray-O-Vac batteries. The commercial aired in December of 1977 and features Nipsey Russell, Ruth Buzzi, and Burgess Meredith. Star powah! After that, a classic spot for Bactine with a … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Kraft Margarine & Hunt’s Tomato Paste (1977)

“That’s a lot of good eatin’!” Our theme today is eating in a ’77 style. To go along with that cobbled together idea we have a Kraft Miracle Margarine commercial from September of 1977. Directly after that, you can enjoy … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ford Pickup ‘Whistler’s Mother’ & Ford Granada ‘Wedding’ (1977)

“Far out!” 1977 Ford vehicles are rolling out with a dash of humor in today’s pair of commercials. First, we find “Whistler’s Mother” in command of the latest Ford pickup. Second, the Ford Granada’s resemblance to Mercedes and Cadillac causes … Continue reading

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