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70s Spots: Toys ‘R’ Us & Long John Silver’s (1978)

“When you think of toys – think of Toys ‘R’ Us!” We’re celebrating the 40th anniversary of 1978 this year – so, let’s get off to a hearty start with a pair of vintage commercials. First, a good find for … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Pizza Hut ‘SuperStyle’ (1977 & ’78)

“Let yourself go to Pizza Hut!” A pair of Pizza Hut commercials delivered hot ‘n’ 40 year-old fresh for you now. The first spot aired in January of 1977 and has a “Good Things” jingle. The second, brings in the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Kentucky Fried Chicken ‘Colonel Talks’ (1971)

“We’ve got another whole generation of chicken-eaters coming up…” Continuing our chicken theme, we have two commercials for Kentucky Fried Chicken. Both spots aired on New Year’s Day 1971 (and were therefore produced in 1970). The first spot has the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: McDonald’s ‘Summer Song’ & ‘Seahawks’ (1979)

“Nobody can do it like McDonald’s can.” Another summer-related spot today. This one from McDonald’s features a swimming theme and aired in July of 1979. After that, another McDonald’s spot, from November of ’79, showing off Seattle Seahawks drinking glasses. … 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: Kentucky Fried Chicken ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’ (1977)

“I like my chicken finger lickin’ good!” Here’s two spots for Kentucky Fried Chicken from 1977. A “Family Picnic Pack” (with table cloth included) from June of 1977. Then a “Finger Lickin’” testimonial spot from November ’77. Kentucky Fried Chicken … Continue reading

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