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70s Spots: Panasonic & Quasar TV Sets (1977)

“Quasar makes television special again.” Two television set commercials now from 1977. First, we have the Panasonic Quintrix II set featuring actor Ron Masak. The spot aired in September ’77. Second, a spot featuring Joyce Bulifant for the Quasar Dynabrite … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Panasonic TVs (1971 & ’72)

“Just slightly ahead of our time.” Our commercials today are from the early 70s and feature Panasonic television sets. First, we have a spot from November 1971 with a pair of fancy dancers. After that, a spot from December 1972 … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Mattel Electronics Basketball & Baseball (1978 & ’79)

“Inside – a tiny, thinking computer plays like a team of pros.” Back in March, I posted a spot for Mattel Electronics Football handheld. Here now, are two more spots in the Mattel Electronics line-up; Basketball and Baseball. The Basketball … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Sony ‘Secret Agent’ Electronics (1977)

“It’s a Sony.” A pair of commercials for Sony today. First up, we have a fun spot from October 1977 featuring a Roger Moore, 007-type and Sony micro-recorders and video cameras. Second, a November ’77 spot for Sony TVs featuring … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Magnavox & Zenith TVs (Lloyd Bridges, 1971)

“Magnavox gives you more.” Happy St. Patrick’s Day and happy Funshine Friday! Don’t adjust your set – that is indeed Lloyd Bridges extolling the virtues of Magnavox television. After Mr. Bridges, you’ll find a colorful spot for Zenith sets. Both … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Sears Video Game System & Thrifty Drug Store (1979)

“Play up to 371 video games!” We’ve worked our way to the end of the decade this week – here’s two spots from November of 1979. Firstly, a commercial for the Sears Video Game System. This one looks like an … Continue reading

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