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70s Spots: R2-D2 ‘Save Energy’ & ‘Have A Pepsi Day!’ (1979)

“It doesn’t take much energy to save energy.” Star Wars superstar R2-D2 makes an appearance today in a March 1979 Public Service Announcement for saving energy. After that, we have an October ’79 spot featuring a kid’s baseball game and … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Coke (‘Mean’ Joe Greene) & Pepsi ‘Disney Parks’ (1979)

“Hey, kid! Catch!” Here’s an iconic ad I’m happy to finally have on the ol’ YouTube channel. “Mean” Joe Greene for Coca-Cola. The spot aired in October of 1979, became an advertising classic and one of the best-known spots of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Have A Pepsi Day’ (1978)

“Have a Pepsi day!” We’re opening two bottles of pop on this fine afternoon. Both of the Pepsi commercials on display here aired in September of 1978. The first features a family birthday party, the second, a catamaran sailing outing. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Pepsi Light & Schlitz ‘Clambake’ (1976)

“Lemony taste in. Half the calories out.” Raise your hand if you remember Pepsi Light! Well, I sure do. Here’s a spot for the soft drink from January 1976 (produced in 1975). While researching this a bit I was unable … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Pepsi ‘The Boss’ & Pabst Blue Ribbon ‘Elephant’ (1977)

“If you pour a lot of Pepsi – bring home The Boss.” Two liquid refreshment spots on the counter today. One for Pepsi Cola showing off the 64 ounce bottle known as “The Boss.” Funny, in these days of overindulgence, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Pepsi & Gatorade (1970)

“You’ve got a lot to live – and Pepsi’s got a lot to give!” Two drinkable commercials today from December of 1970. The first course contains a bottle of Pepsi. The second course features an early splash of Gatorade. Peek … Continue reading

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