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70s Spots: Homelite Chainsaw ‘Toy’ & Nicholson Tools Cartoon (1971)

“The no-sweat chainsaw.” Fun with tools today as we take in two spots from December of 1971. A commercial for Homelite chainsaws featuring a granny cutting logs and a child’s toy chainsaw offer. That’s followed by an animated pirate spot … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Flair Pens & Cricket Lighter (Animated, 1972)

“12 Super Human Colors.” A pair of animated commercials from October of 1972 now. First, Flair pens shows off their felt tips. After that, Cricket lighter introduces their animated mascot. Flair Pens Animated Commercial (1972) Cricket Lighter Animated Commercial (1972) … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Bisquick & Welch’s Grape Juice (1974)

“You bake em’ – this quick!” Here’s something for you to eat and drink on this Sunday. First course, a spot for Bisquick featuring biscuits and waffles and a catchy jingle. Second course, an animated commercial for Welch’s Frozen Grape … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Mr. Tax & H&R Block (1978)

“What they know can save you dough.” It’s that time of year – so let’s fire up a pair of commercials from the spring of 1978 related to doing your taxes. First, a spot for Mr.Tax featuring some animated segments. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Animated Sunoco & Mobil Gasoline (1971)

“Let us quest for the World’s Highest Octane Gasoline!” If you like your gasoline commercials animated, you’ll love today’s pair. First, we find Don Quixote and Sancho Panza searching out a Sunoco station. Next, a singing “Rocker Arm Assembly” sells … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Hanna-Barbera’s ‘Dinky Dog’ (1978)

Today, we’ve got the intro to a Hanna-Barbera cartoon that I must admit I’m barely familiar with. Dinky Dog originally aired as segments on The All-New Popeye Hour in 1978. The show featured a giant sheep dog (voiced by Frank … Continue reading

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