Tag Archives: Michael Bell

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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Daily 70s Spot: ‘Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore’ promo (1977)

Our Daily 70s Spot is a 1977 TV promo for the theatrical re-release of Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore. The movie (which the TV series Alice was later based on) first appeared in 1974. After star Ellen Burstyn won the … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show

The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show was produced by Ruby-Spears and originally ran on ABC from 1979 to 1981. The show featured DC Comics elastic hero, Plastic Man, and also offered a variety of segments starring Baby Plas, Fangface and Fangpuss, … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Devlin

Hanna-Barbera’s Devlin, an animated series inspired by Evel Knievel, originally ran on ABC from September to December of 1974. This was a rare dramatic cartoon from HB and the series focused on a traveling circus and a young stunt-riding team. … Continue reading

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