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Sunday 70s Spots: Honda Motorcycles & McDonald’s (1975)

“Good things happen on a Honda.” Having a nice, lazy Sunday? 1975 weekend continues now with another pair of commercials from the year. First up, a fun spot for the Honda 360 with a bank robber theme. Following that, a … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Federal Express & La Pizzeria (1979)

“When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight.” Our 1979 weekend continues today with another pair of mind-tickling commercials. Firstly, we have a spot from a long-running series of ads from Federal Express (pre-FedEx days) featuring a “Pass the … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Computer Perfection & Sunkist (1979)

“In the world of electronic games it’s outstanding.” It’s 1979 this weekend! Here’s two commercials to get you in that late 70s mood. First up, a spot for Lakeside’s Computer Perfection electronic game with a family of Coneheads Domeheads. Following … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Ed McMahon For Ford (1976 & ’79)

“A Ford deal may be your best deal.” On this Father’s Day, let’s view a pair of celebrity-hosted spots for Ford. Firstly, Notre Dame coach, Ara Parseghian (and his wife, Katie) extoll the virtues of Ford wagons in February, 1976. … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Formula 409 (1973 & ’74)

“Just spray and wipe.” Today, in Commercialville, we have a pair of spots for Formula 409 spray cleaner. Firstly, a strange spot featuring Home Economic students turning into giant thumbs. After that, one with a toy train set and a … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Joe Frazier & Ray Bolger (1978)

“Everything you always wanted in a beer. And less.” Happy Sunday! Let’s continue with our weekend celebrity commercial theme. Together again, for the very first time, we have the strange pairing of boxer, Joe Frazier and actor, Ray Bolger. First, … Continue reading

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