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70s Spots: Dr. Grabow Pipes (Erin Gray, 1979)

“My men are so smart.” Erin Gray, the soon-to-be co-star of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, is the spokesperson in this spot for Dr. Grabow pipes. The commercial aired in December of 1979. Now, put that in your pipe … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Levi’s Action Slacks (1979)

“Perhaps the most comfortable slacks a man can wear.” Here’s a somewhat silly spot for Levi’s Action Slacks featuring the world’s most uncomfortable man. The commercial aired in November of 1979. 70s Fashion: Levi’s Action Slacks Commercial, 1979 Previously on … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Peek Freans Cookies (1979)

“Peek Freans are a very serious cookie.” Peek Freans? I had never heard of such a thing before coming across this commercial. I don’t think we had access to these treats growing up in California in the Seventies. The spot … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Alberto V05 Hairdressing (1979)

“Give your dull, dry hair the ‘Star Treatment’ – with Alberto V05.” OK, all you wannabe movie stars – it’s time to apply some Alberto V05 to your freshly blow-dried hair. The spot below aired in November of 1979. You … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Bumble Bee Tuna (1979)

“It’s so good you can eat it plain.” Happy Monday! Let’s dive into a new week where we’ll feature a daily batch of Seventies commercials from a variety of years. We’ll get started with one for Bumble Bee Tuna. The … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Cobbie Cuddlers Shoes (1979)

“Shoes you can live in.” Who remembers Cobbie Cuddlers shoes? I had completely forgotten until this spot jogged my memory. The commercial aired at the tail end of the Seventies, in November of 1979. Cobbie Cuddlers Shoe Commercial, 1979 Previously … Continue reading

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