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70s Spots: ‘Have A Coke And A Smile’ (Bob Hope, 1979)

“A Coke and a smile – makes me feel good.” Two Coca-Cola commercials today from July of 1979. Both feature the famous “Have A Coke And A Smile” jingle. The first gets a boost of star power from Bob Hope. … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Bernie Kopell & Bob Hope (1976)

“Sold more handheld calculators…than anybody else in America.” Handheld calculators! The Love Boat! Bob Hope! We’ve got a mighty mix for today’s vintage spots. First in the queue, The Love Boat‘s Bernie “Doc” Kopell for National Semiconductor calculators. The spot … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Muppet Show’ – Bob Hope Sings (1978)

A very pleasant Funshine Friday to everyone. Let’s join The Muppet Show already in progress. Here’s Bob Hope singing “Don’t Fence Me In.” The clip in question was filmed in late 1977 and first aired on episode 221 of The … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Bob Hope For Texaco Havoline Oil (1978)

“Protect your car like a trooper.” Time to pop the hood on our Daily 70s Spot. Here’s another Texaco commercial featuring actor/comedian Bob Hope. In this spot, Hope espouses the virtues of Havoline motor oil. Spot aired in March of … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Bob Hope for Texaco ‘Stockholders’ (1978)

“Hey, I gotta tell ya…” In our Daily 70s Spot we have Bob Hope presenting a cross-section of stockholders for Texaco Oil. Did you know that among investors, “almost half are retired”? Apparently, if we judge by this TV spot, … Continue reading

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