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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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Funshine Friday: ‘The Skatebirds’ (1977)

Hanna-Barbera’s live-action series, The Skatebirds only ran in its full, 60-minute glory for four months, from September, 1977 to January, 1978. Much like The Banana Splits, The Skatebirds featured four costumed characters with voices dubbed by animation actors. Between the … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Timex & Speidel Digital Watches (1977 & ’78)

“Tough enough to be a Timex.” This Sunday, I’ve got a pair of watch commercials for you. Digital watches, because they were the hottest and hippest 70s’ tech for your wrist! First up, famed sports journalist, Jim McKay for Timex … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Remington & Norelco Shavers (1978)

“Shaves as close as a blade or your money back.” The weekend is here and that means ancient commercials are being transmitted throughout the ‘Disco. Today I have a pair of electric shaver spots buzzing. First up, one for Remington. … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Pufnstuf’ (Film): ‘Living Island’ Song (1970)

Are we having a fancy Funshine Friday yet? If not, here’s a tune from the 1970 motion picture, Pufnstuf to get you started in the right direction. The song is entitled “Living Island” (written by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel) … Continue reading

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