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Sunday 70s Spots: The New Chevrolets (1979)

“This is it, America – the new Chevrolet!” Let’s take a lazy Sunday afternoon drive with Chevy. Here we have two commercials that aired at the start of January, 1979 and were produced a bit earlier in ’78. First up, … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Muppet Show’ – Bob Hope Sings (1978)

A very pleasant Funshine Friday to everyone. Let’s join The Muppet Show already in progress. Here’s Bob Hope singing “Don’t Fence Me In.” The clip in question was filmed in late 1977 and first aired on episode 221 of The … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Sears Skateboarding Sportshoe (1978)

“Get the feel of a winner.” How could you lose with a sportshoe that cool?! Sears Skateboarding Sportshoe originally appeared in the August, 1978 issue of Boy’s Life magazine. (Source: Boy’s Life) Previously on Rad Ads: The ’78 Ford Bronco … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Ken Stabler & Edmund Hillary (1979)

“They call it ‘Pennzoil PZL.’ I call it a winner.” A grand Saturday to everyone. Let’s roll right into the vintage commercials. Today, we’ve got a pair from January, 1979 (produced in 1978). Firstly, Ken Stabler (who, unfortunately, passed away … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Galloping Ghost’ (1978)

Hanna-Barbera’s The Galloping Ghost first aired in 1978 as part of the Yogi’s Space Race series. The segments featured Nugget Nose, a feisty spirit prospector with a sharp sense of smell. The character was voiced by Frank Welker. After Yogi’s … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: The ’78 Ford Bronco (1978)

“The first 4-wheeler that puts it all together.” I’m going for the “Free Wheeling package option.” Definitely. The ’78 Ford Bronco originally appeared in the July, 1978 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular Science) Previously on Rad Ads: Coca-Cola … Continue reading

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