Tag Archives: Toys

70s Spots: Mattel Electronics Basketball & Baseball (1978 & ’79)

“Inside – a tiny, thinking computer plays like a team of pros.” Back in March, I posted a spot for Mattel Electronics Football handheld. Here now, are two more spots in the Mattel Electronics line-up; Basketball and Baseball. The Basketball … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Schaper Super Jock & Ideal Toys Race Cars (1978)

“You can pretend to be a pro!” A pair of quality toy commercials incoming today. First, enjoy a spot for Schaper’s Super Jock Football, Baseball, and Basketball. After that, check out Ideal’s Total Control Racing sets. Both commercials aired in … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Mattel Electronics Football & Tyco Model Trains (1979)

“Hey, who’s in there?” Bionic friends! I’ve uncovered a real nugget of nostalgic gold today. A commercial for Mattel Electronics Pocket Football. This was one of my favorite games through 1977 and into 1978. That little white handheld went everywhere … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Tonka Toys (1974)

“The average Tonka family owns seven Tonka toys.” Here’s a find! Tonka toys were a favorite of my much smaller self. They looked great and were built tough. I really adored those toys – especially my ’73 Winnebago. The spot … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Miller High Life & Aurora Model Racers (1970)

“The Champagne Of Beers!” Two cool spots for you from September of 1970. First up, trumpet player & bandleader Al Hirt, for Miller High Life beer. After that, Aurora model cars have some headlights installed for the Day and Night … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Skittle Tennis Game (Don Adams, 1971)

“Where fun is the name of the game.” Welcome to 2017! Now, let’s get rolling, back into the vintage fun. There’s no time to waste! My favorite commercials tend to be the ones for toys and candy. The things I … Continue reading

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