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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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Daily 70s Spot #521: Kellogg’s Raisin Bran & Sugar Smacks (1979)

“It’s gonna be a great day!” Here’s a good one for Kellogg’s featuring two breakfast cereals for the price of one; Raisin Bran and Sugar Smacks. The spot aired in December of 1979. This family looks ready to take on … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #411: Carnation Instant Breakfast (1974)

“Here’s one answer to high food prices.” Hello, Bionic friends. Let’s move on to a 1974 theme this week. Here’s one for a product I remember lurking in my family’s 1970s kitchen cabinet – Carnation Instant Breakfast. The spot aired … Continue reading

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