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Saturday 70s Spots: Chevrolet ‘Garage Sale’ & ‘Drive-In’ (1976 & ’78)

“C’mon down to your Chevy dealer’s garage sale now.” Time to roll out some car commercials. Here’s two for Chevrolet. First up, a spot from September, 1976 featuring a garage sale theme. After that, a collection of Chevy pickups enjoy … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Hillshire Farm & Mazola (1979)

For Sunday’s spots, we have an eating theme laid out on the table. Firstly, a commercial you may remember for Hillshire Farm from September of 1979. After that, a Mazola corn oil spot from the same month. The hearty, natural … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Parker Bros. Waterworks & Story Teller (1973 & ’78)

If all went to plan, these spots would have gone up early this morning. However, YouTube was having issues displaying images on this fine Saturday. That seems to be sorted out now and we can take in two toy-related commercials. … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Wizard Air Freshener & Soft & Dri Deodorant (1979)

“The Wizard Owl and Pussycat look nice, last longer and save you money.” Welcome back and happy Mother’s Day! Today, we’ve got another pair of 1970s TV spots. Both aired in 1979 and are kinda sorta related in that they … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Vanish & Calgon (1974)

“The birth of clean softness.” Commercial break! Today, returning from a long snooze on the couch, we’ve got a pair of vintage 1970s TV spots. Both aired in January of 1974 and were almost certainly produced in 1973. First up, … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Little Ronald McDonald Doll (1977)

Happy Funshine Friday, Bionic pals! Here’s an early morning commercial for McDonald’s you may have caught in 1976 or ’77 featuring the Little Ronald McDonald doll. Only $1.00! That’s a cheap gift. Somehow though, the whole clown thing seems slightly … Continue reading

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