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70s Spots: Panasonic TVs & Sony Cassette-Corder (1971)

“More exciting ways to watch TV than anyone else in the world.” Early 70s electronics on the viewer today. First, a supersonic Panasonic spot featuring a silver-suited spaceman and a variety of cool TV devices. Get a look at these … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Hungry Jack (Vernee Watson) & Glade (Doris Roberts) (1975)

“Big-tasting biscuits!” Another pair of celebrity sightings are on offer today. First, you’ll find Vernee Watson (Welcome Back, Kotter, Carter Country) in a 1975 Hungry Jack biscuits spot. Second, Doris Roberts (Angie, Everybody Loves Raymond) appears in a funny little … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Robert Blake For STP (1977)

“I take good care of my wheels on account of I’m cheap.” Sometimes I have second thoughts about posting old commercials starring folks that turn out to be not-so-perfect human beings. But, the pop history is worth remembering – so … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Carnation Instant Breakfast & Coffee Mate (Agnes Moorehead, 1970)

“Try it in a cup. You’ll never give it up.” A pair of Carnation commercials from May of 1970 lined up today. First, we find Agnes Moorehead (Bewitched) backstage with her Coffee Mate. Second, good ol’ Dave Madden (The Partridge … 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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70s Spots: GE Radio (Sammy Davis Jr.) & Brut (Hank Aaron) (1973)

“It’s a great entertainer.” A pair of celebrity spots from September of 1973 to brighten your day today. First, it’s Sammy Davis Jr. for General Electric portable radios. Following that, you’ll find baseball great, Hank Aaron for Brut cologne. I … Continue reading

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