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James Garner In ‘The Rockford Files’ (1974)

Sad news this morning that actor James Garner died Saturday at the age of 86. Therefore, we interrupt our usual programming for a quick look back at the intro for The Rockford Files. The Rockford Files starred James Garner as … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Toy Commercial Collection (1970s)

Hello ‘DiscoPals. Seeing as how YouTube hasn’t allowed me to edit any new videos (I like to fix the audio/video and add my logo) for the past 15 hours, I can’t post any new spots. Never fear! I’ve found an … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: A ‘Jabberjaw’ Moment (1976)

It’s a tale of two Jabbers in this one-minute clip from Hana-Barbera’s Jabberjaw cartoon. Nyuk nyuck nyuck! Jabberjaw‘s 16 episodes originally aired from September through December of 1976. Jabberjaw, joyfully imitating Curly of The Three Stooges, was voiced by Frank … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Quaker Oats & Pillsbury Swirl Cake (1979)

“You’re feasting your eyes on the 6-meal cake.” Sticking with our food theme today, we have two spots that aired in September of 1979. Firstly, a commercial for hot and healthy Quaker Oats cereal. Following that, we put aside the … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Welch’s Grape Jelly & Chipos Potato Chips (1973)

“They settled for a little extra flavor.” Weekend’s here. Ancient commercial time begins. Today and tomorrow, we’ll go with a delicious snack food theme. Here are two spots that aired in November of 1973. The first features Welch’s Grape Jelly … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Sesame Street’ – Grover Serves A Sandwich (1972)

It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for Funshine! Here’s the inimitable Grover and Mr. Johnson (aka Fat Blue) in a sandwich-related situation. This Sesame Street clip first aired on January 25, 1972 and aired numerous times in additional episodes … Continue reading

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