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70s Spots: Plymouth Volaré & Arrow (1978)

“Meet the Plymouth Arrows for ’78.” Two spots for Plymouth today. First up, William Christopher (M*A*S*H) and Richard Kline (Three’s Company) appear in a spot for Volaré. If you can identify the third actor, who looks familiar, but I just … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Fiat Strada ‘Italy’ (1979)

“Another Italian work of art.” Now, here’s a vehicle you don’t see every day – the Fiat Strada. Catch this spot from February 1979 and enjoy the scenery and flavor of Italy (circa late ’78 – when this was likely … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’77 Ford Pinto (1976)

“America’s best-selling small car last year is an even better idea for ’77.” Happy Friday! Here’s a perky spot for the 1977 Ford Pinto that aired in December of 1976. Go on, ride the Pony! ’77 Ford Pinto Commercial, 1976 … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #550, 551: Texaco ‘Rough Roads’ & ‘Oil Wells’ (1975)

“Texaco understands what rough roads can do to tires and shock absorbers…” To finish off this week of commercials, we have two for Texaco. First up, a focus on rough road conditions and other vehicle wear and tear. After that, … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #548, 549: Chevy Chevelle & Vega Wagon (1974)

“Chevrolet makes sense for America.” Here we have two commercials for Chevy touting great gas mileage and affordable pricing. First, one for the ’75 Chevelle. Second, one for the Vega Wagon. Both spots aired on the last day of 1974. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #540, 541: Ford Mustang II Cobra & Maverick (1976)

“The sweet handling Mustang II Cobras!” Today, we have two Ford commercials in the retro showroom. First, a cool burner for the Mustang II Cobra. After that, a fun comparison featuring the Ford Maverick and the Plymouth Volaré. Both spots … Continue reading

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