Tag Archives: Breakfast Cereal

70s Spots: Pink Panther Flakes Cereal (1971 & ’72)

“Tickle me pink!” A pair of perfectly precious Post Pink Panther Flakes cereal spots today. I’m fairly certain these animated commercials were produced by DePatie-Freleng studios. The copyright marks are 1971 and 1972 (or both possibly circa ’72). Pour yourselves … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Kellogg’s Special K Cereal & Feen-A-Mint Gum (1970)

“America’s favorite high-protein cereal.” Two chewable commercials now. First up, a spot for Kellogg’s Special K cereal. This one aired on New Year’s Day, 1971 (produced in 1970 natch’.) After that, a spot from May 1970 for Feen-a-mint laxative gum … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Cocoa & Fruity Pebbles Cereal (Flintstones, 1974)

“Yabba dabba chocolaty doo!” A Post cereal Flintstones double-header on the table today. These spots for Cocoa and Fruity Pebbles feature Fred, Barney, and Wilma working and gobbling up the goods in a Post cereal factory. Both commercials aired in … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Total & Spoon Size Shredded Wheat Cereal (1974)

“Only Total gives you both.” Breakfast cereal time with two spots that aired in February of 1974. First, Total hauls out the trailer truck. Second, Spoon Size Shredded Wheat rolls out the whole grain. Total Cereal Commercial (1974) Spoon Size … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Skippy ‘Breakfast’ & Cream Of Rice Cereal (1974)

“The end of the same old breakfast.” We have a pair of edible commercials from February 1974 today – and I’m not sure which one I like better. We’ll consider it a double A-side. First, Skippy peanut butter wallops our … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Swiss Miss & Post Raisin Bran (1978)

“Give a little yodel.” Here’s a cozy, quick meal for you. First, mix up a piping hot mug of Swiss Miss Instant Cocoa. The spot aired in January of 1978 and features the Swiss Miss mascot (voiced, I believe, by … Continue reading

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