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Daily 70s Spot #538: Shower Massage By Water Pik (1976)

“America’s favorite.” Well, folks, my busy schedule got the better of me and I missed a post or two. Let me try and get 1976 Week back on track. Here’s a commercial for The Shower Massage by Water Pik. The … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Hanna-Barbera’s ‘Jana Of The Jungle’ (1978)

Hanna-Barbera’s Tarzan-influenced, Jana of the Jungle, made its debut in September of 1978. The animated series originally aired on NBC (as part of The Godzilla Power Hour), running for 13 episodes. B.J. Ward, stars as Jana, who searches the South … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Kraft Parkay Margarine & Spaghetti Meals (1974)

“The flavor says, ‘Butter.’” Hello, TV pals. Welcome back. Sunday’s commercial theme is Kraft Foods. Firstly, a fun spot in the long-running series of Parkay margarine “Butter!” commercials. The actress in the spot is pretty wonderful. If anyone can tell … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Heinz French Fries (1978)

“Get the fries with the extra step.” Well, that’s gonna do it for our Daily 70s Spots for now. Today I’m laying spot #365 on you. Don’t fret though. There will still be plenty of vintage 1970s commercials here at … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: Richard Pryor in ‘Greased Lightning’ (1977)

Greased Lightning hit theaters in July of 1977. The movie, based on a true story, was directed by Michael Schultz (Car Wash, Cooley High) and stars Richard Pryor as the first black stock car racing champ, Wendell Scott. The Greased … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: Robby Benson in ‘One on One’

One on One stars 70s heartthrob Robby Benson as small town basketball champ, Henry Steele, who wins a college scholarship and must learn to survive in the big city of Los Angeles. At the university, Steele falls in love with … Continue reading

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