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Sunday 70s Spots: Alka-Seltzer & Tums (1976 & ’79)

Acid indigestion “Relief” weekend continues (and sadly, ends) today. This time around we have Rolaids competitors; Alka-Seltzer (1976) and Tums (1979). It sure as heck looks like Morgan Freeman in the back of the bowling team in the Alka-Seltzer spot. … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Rolaids ‘Relief’ (1976 & ’79)

“For heartburn? R.O.L.A.I.D.S.” Welcome to acid indigestion “Relief” weekend! I’ve got a hearty batch of antacid spots lined up and they should cure all that ails you. Let’s dive in with a trio of Rolaids spots featuring the famous “How … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Passport Scotch (1979)

(Click ad to enlarge) “Because you enjoy going first class.” I love scotch. Scotchy scotch scotch. Daily 70s Ad #76: Passport Scotch originally appeared in the June 04, 1979 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New York) Previously on Daily … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spot: Hertz Rent-A-Car With O.J. Simpson (1979)

“Make Hertz your #1 call.” For our Sunday 70s Spot we have longtime Hertz Rent-A-Car spokesperson O.J. Simpson and a focus on Ford trucks. Watch out for those big rigs, Juice. Spot aired in February of 1979. Hertz Rent-A-Car Commercial … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Midas Mufflers ‘Midasize!’ (1976 & ’79)

“Noisy muffler? Don’t compromise – Midasize.” Today, I’ve got two humorous Midas commercials for you. First up, we have a bakery serving delicious cream puffs. Secondly, a spot from the long-running “Midasize” campaign. Step on the gas and let it … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Schlitz Beer ‘Bulls & Gusto’ (1977 & ’79)

“Don’t Say Beer, Say Bull!” A very good, relaxing Sunday to you. Today we’ve got a Schlitz beer double-header. Both spots are somewhat humorous. Firstly, we have a boxer who’s full of gusto. Secondly, a thirsty cowboy crawls into town … Continue reading

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