Tag Archives: Don Adams

70s Spots: Mattel Race Cars (1971) & Skittle Tac-Toe (1972)

“What would you trade for a new ’71 Superfast?!” Let’s get in the game with two toy commercials from the early part of the decade. First up, a spot from 1971 for Mattel’s Matchbox Superfast race cars. Following that, a … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Hertz Rent-A-Car (Don Adams, 1971)

“Ever wondered why everybody doesn’t offer 32 different kinds of cars?” Two spots today for Hertz Rent-a-Car. First up, we find Don Adams (Get Smart) as a Hertz valet. John Erwin provides the voice heard over the loudspeaker. The commercial … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Skittle Tennis Game (Don Adams, 1971)

“Where fun is the name of the game.” Welcome to 2017! Now, let’s get rolling, back into the vintage fun. There’s no time to waste! My favorite commercials tend to be the ones for toys and candy. The things I … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Skittle Baseball With Don Adams (1972)

“From Aurora – where ‘fun’ is the name of the game.” Let’s knock over our Daily 70s Spot. Here we have a fun commercial for Aurora Skittle Baseball starring Don Adams (Get Smart) and Vincent Van Patten (Apple’s Way). Spot … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Don Adams & Penny Marshall for Hertz Rent-a-Car (1971)

Here’s a nifty spot with an unexpected pairing of celebrities. Don Adams (Get Smart) and Penny Marshall (Laverne & Shirley) for Hertz Rent-a-Car. Adams was already well-known to TV viewers but Marshall was still in the process of becoming popular. … Continue reading

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