Tag Archives: 70s Spots

Daily 70s Spot #552: Magnavox TV W/ Built-In Odyssey Game (1976)

“Quality in every detail.” Here’s a commercial for a Magnavox TV with the Odyssey video game system’s Pong built right in. Just one touch is all it takes and you’re immersed in a world of stunning tennis-like competition. The spot … 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 #547: Hamilton Beach Double Mac (Joe Namath, 1976)

“Just about anything you want to cook you can cook double-quick.” This weekend, why not pull out the ol’ Hamilton Beach Double Mac and cook up something twice as fast as normal. Joe Namath thinks it’s the bee’s knees. The … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #546: Western Union Mailgram (1975)

“Mailgram. Impact of a telegram at a fraction of the cost.” Here’s an old timey spot for Western Union’s fancy schmancy Mailgram messaging service. The commercial aired in May of 1975. Kids today with their texting and internets! In my … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #545: Schick Super II ‘Tortoise & Hare’ (1973)

“Once upon a time…” Fairy tale time. Here’s a commercial for the Schick Super II razor system featuring the famed tortoise and hare. The spot aired in November of 1973. Slow and steady wins the…shave. Schick Super II ‘Tortoise & … Continue reading

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