Tag Archives: Cartoons

Funshine Friday: Josie And The Pussycats, ‘Roadrunner’ (1970)

You know what we could all use more of right now? That’s right, you guessed it – Josie and the Pussycats! The tune “Roadrunner” appeared on the Josie and the Pussycats soundtrack album in late 1970 and features Kathleen Dougherty, … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday (Holiday Repeat): ‘Partridge Family 2200 A.D.,’ ‘Gypsy Girl’ (1974)

Let’s enjoy a day-after-Thanksgiving repeat for Funshine Friday. (I’m too full to get up off the couch). Hanna-Barbera’s Partridge Family 2200 A.D. originally ran in the fall of 1974. 16 episodes were produced, airing on CBS. This animated, futuristic take … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Plymouth Road Runner & Ford LTD (1971)

“Coming through!” Warner Brother’s Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner appear in this spot for the 1971 Plymouth Road Runner. The commercial aired on New Year’s Day ’71 and was produced in 1970. After that, we have a classical … Continue reading

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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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