Tag Archives: 1978

70s Spots: Revlon Shampoo & Maybelline Nail Polish (1978)

“The more you do to your hair – the more you need Flex.” Let’s pull ourselves together with a good grooming theme today. Here’s a commercial for Revlon’s Flex shampoo from August 1978. After that, a February ’78 spot for … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Schaper Super Jock & Ideal Toys Race Cars (1978)

“You can pretend to be a pro!” A pair of quality toy commercials incoming today. First, enjoy a spot for Schaper’s Super Jock Football, Baseball, and Basketball. After that, check out Ideal’s Total Control Racing sets. Both commercials aired in … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Cheap Trick, ‘Surrender’ (Live ’78)

Music for Monday is here! Time to jettison ourselves over to Cherry Stereo and open our ears to the finest seventies tunes. Well, all right! It’s Cheap Trick performing “Surrender” live on The Midnight Special in 1978. A rocking teenage … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Paul Masson Wine (Orson Welles) & Morton Steak House (1978)

“We will sell no wine before its time.” Fine dining on the menu today with a wine and steak combo. First a classic Paul Masson white wine commercial starring a seemingly non-inebriated Orson Welles. The spot aired in November of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Sizzler & Sambo’s (1978)

“A price that won’t pinch your wallet.” Continuing with an eating theme and rolling into 1978 – here’s a spot for Sizzler featuring a crab claws and sirloin deal. Narration by Michael Bell. The commercial aired in February of ’78. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Sara Lee Cakes & La Choy Chinese Food (1978)

“Gonna Sara Lee love my family.” For your meal today we have Sara Lee cakes and brownies and La Choy Chinese food. Both spots aired in February of 1978. And, yes. I raised my eyebrows at the lyrics of the … Continue reading

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