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70s Spots: ‘Temperatures Rising’ ABC Promo (1972)

“James Whitmore finds his temperature rising…” Temperatures Rising ran on ABC from September 1972 to August 1974. The promo below aired not long after the sitcom’s debut in November of ’72. The show was later retooled for 1973 (The New … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Barbara Walters For Protein 21 Hairspray (1972)

“Protein 21 holds with body.” Here’s Barbara Walters promoting Protein 21 hairspray while leading into a commercial break on NBC’s The Today Show. The spot aired in May of 1972. Barbara Walters For Protein 21 Hairspray, 1972 Previously on 70s … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #539: ‘Family’ ABC Promo (1976)

“Drunks need booze and I’m all out…” A very wonderful Friday to you, Bionic Crew! Here’s a promo for ABC’s drama series, Family. Somehow, throughout all of these years on the site, I’ve neglected to mention that I had a … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #511: ‘Charlie’s Angels’/’Baretta’ ABC Promo (1977)

“Wednesday, the Angels elbow their way into professional tennis.” Wondering what to watch next Wednesday night? This being December 1977, of course, you can catch the next episodes of Charlie’s Angels and Baretta. Looks like a fine evening of ABC … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #499, 500: ‘Lucan’ & ‘The Boys From Brazil’ (1977, ’78)

“Monday – Lucan finds a lead to his lost parents…but it may be a trap.” 500 70s Spots? That’s more than a few. OK, for Sunday, we’ve got a TV series and a movie spot for you. First up, one … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #456: ‘The Rowan & Martin Report’ ABC Promo (1975)

“Don’t miss the fun Wednesday night at 8.” It’s 1975 this week, and we ventured deep into the barely-remembered TV files for this one. It’s a November 1975 ABC promo for The Rowan & Martin Report. This short-lived series featured … Continue reading

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