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70s Spots: Bayer & Anacin Pain Relievers (Richard Dysart, 1974)

“To reduce the fever and relieve the aches.” We go straight to your head today with two soothing medicinal spots. First, Richard Dysart (of L.A. Law fame) stars in a February 1974 Bayer aspirin commercial. After that, a spot for … Continue reading

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70s Spots: SunSensor Sunglasses & Timex Watches (1978)

“Lenses that change.” Seventies fashion time with two spots from 1978. First up, a commercial for SunSensor sunglasses with a humorous touch. The spot aired in February of ’78. Second, a commercial for Timex digital watches with spokesperson Jim McKay … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Aim Toothpaste & Mentholatum Ointment (1976 & ’77)

“Take Aim against cavities.” Let’s get ourselves cleaned up with commercials for Aim toothpaste and Mentholatum Ointment. The Aim spot aired in July of 1977 and the Mentholatum spot aired in January of 1976. We were a strictly a Crest … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Panasonic TVs (1971 & ’72)

“Just slightly ahead of our time.” Our commercials today are from the early 70s and feature Panasonic television sets. First, we have a spot from November 1971 with a pair of fancy dancers. After that, a spot from December 1972 … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Burger King And I’ (1978 & ’79)

“Who’s got that flame-broiled burger and it’s never fried?!” All right, ‘Disco shimmy shakers – here’s two spots for Burger King featuring the “Burger King And I” jingle-song-thingy. First, a commercial from September 1978 with a group of Girl Scouts. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’73 Mercury Montego & Comet (1972)

“Built better to ride better.” A pair of Mercury spots for your Memorial Day. Both aired in October of 1972, showing off the new ’73 models. First, one shot in California for the Montego MX Brougham. Second, one shot at … Continue reading

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