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70s Spots: Sears ‘Candy’ & ‘Spectacular’ (1977)

“I like the candy!” Two Sears commercials can be found below. First up, some customer testimonials including a child’s enthusiasm for the candy department. The spot aired in November of 1977. Second, a spot from June ’77 featuring an “Appliance … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Please, Don’t Squeeze The Charmin!’ (1970)

“Please, don’t squeeze the Charmin!” A double-dose of 1970 Charmin bathroom tissue commercials today. Good ol’ Mr. Whipple (Dick Wilson) simply can’t resist squeezing the product. That scoundrel! ‘Don’t Squeeze The Charmin!’ Commercial (1970) Charmin Bathroom Tissue ‘Whipple’ Commercial (1970) … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Honda Civic & Dodge Colt (1976)

“What the world is coming to.” Here we have two compact car commercials from 1976. In pole position, a spot for the teeny weeny Honda Civic from January of ’76 (likely produced in ’75). Second, one for Dodge Colt with … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Natural Light Beer (Norm Crosby) & Miller High Life ‘Karate’ (1978)

“You can call me ‘Ray!’” A frosty batch of beer commercials on-tap for today. First, we find comedians Norm Crosby and Bill Saluga in one of a series of spots for Natural Light. You’ll know Saluga better as “Ray J. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Purina Puppy Chow & Cat Chow (1977)

“Chow, chow, chow!” Purina pet food time with two spots from 1977. First, we have an animated Puppy Chow commercial featuring the voice of Sterling Holloway (Winnie the Pooh). Second, dancing cats and a famous jingle in a spot for … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Marathon Candy Bar (1974 & ’75)

“Lasts a good long time.” A pair of Marathon candy bar commercials from the Mars company today. First, Patrick Wayne appears as Marathon John in a pirate-themed spot from 1974. Wayne did a series of these commercials for Marathon. Second, … Continue reading

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