Tag Archives: Radio Shack

70s Spots (Holidays): Radio Shack Walkie-Talkies (Xmas, 1977)

“A great space age gift for kids!” The commercials are back online! (Big thanks to reader, Clarke, for suggesting VideoPad editor which is getting the job done). Here’s another Radio Shack Christmas spot starring Paul Burke. This one aired in … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Holidays): Radio Shack ‘Science Fair’ (Xmas, 1978)

“150 different gifts they can enjoy long after Christmas is over.” Our 25 days of holiday-themed 70s commercials continues with a December 1978 spot for Radio Shack. Longtime Tandy spokesperson Paul Burke shows off the Science Fair Electronic Project Kit … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Radio Shack Tape Recorder & TRS-80 Computer (1978)

“A real bargain for people on the go!” Two spots for Radio Shack to get your weekend underway. First, we find pianist Peter Nero extolling the virtues of a somewhat pricey cassette tape recorder. The big draw here is the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Radio Shack Catalog & CBs (1977)

“Only at Radio Shack. A Tandy company!” Traveling back to 1977 today for two Radio Shack spots. First, a spot from October ’77 opens the Realistic catalog where we find hi-fi systems, tape recorders, hobby kits, and more. Second, a … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Radio Shack Electronic Games (Xmas, 1979)

“Low cost, fast-action games.” Here’s a good Christmas spot for Radio Shack featuring their line-up of knock-off electronic video games. The commercial aired in November of 1979. Bleep bleep, blorp blorp! Radio Shack Electronic Games Commercial, Xmas, 1979 Previously on … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Radio Shack ‘Bicycle Radios’ (1976)

“The perfect gift for pedal-pushers.” Here’s actor, Paul Burke in one of his many Radio Shack spots. This one, from December of 1976, shows off a collection of fancy bicycle radios. Radio Shack ‘Bicycle Radios’ Commercial, 1976 Previously on 70s … Continue reading

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