Tag Archives: Fast Food

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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70s Spots: Wendy’s (Animated) & Hungry Bull Restaurants (1976)

“Where quality is our recipe.” A pair of chewable commercials today from 1976. First, an animated spot for a Wendy’s restaurant Grand Opening in Ohio. This’un aired in September of ’76. Second, a commercial for the Hungry Bull restaurant from … Continue reading

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70s Spots: McDonald’s Quarter Pounder & Big Mac Jingles (1975 & ’76)

“Two all-beef patties…” Two classic commercials for McDonald’s now. One from November 1975 featuring a crew of jostling football and Quarter Pounder fans. After that, fast-forward two months for a January 1976 spot for the Big Mac with an appearance … Continue reading

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70s Spots: H. Salt Fish & Chips & Ponderosa Restaurants (1976)

“You sure know your fish!” How goes your weekend? Is it time for lunch or dinner? If so, might I suggest a visit to either H. Salt Fish & Chips or the Ponderosa? Watch these two spots from January of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: McDonald’s ‘The Big Meal’ (1971)

“You deserve a break today.” Here’s a colorful, slightly funny McDonald’s commercial featuring something called “The Big Meal.” A precursor to the Happy Meal in some ways, though not directed at the little ‘uns. The spot aired in November of … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Arthur Treacher’s ‘Santa’ (1979)

“Take time out for the good things in life.” Here’s a fun Santa spot for Arthur Treacher’s Fish & Chips restaurant. I don’t remember any of these shops in Southern California, but the name is familiar. There are still a … Continue reading

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