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70s Spots: Plymouth Road Runner & Ford LTD (1971)

“Coming through!” Warner Brother’s Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner appear in this spot for the 1971 Plymouth Road Runner. The commercial aired on New Year’s Day ’71 and was produced in 1970. After that, we have a classical … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: George Harrison And The ‘Big Button’ (1976)

(Click to enlarge) “George Harrison: ‘There’s no doubt in my mind that Mo Ostin pushes the biggest button in the business.’” Harrison’s Dark Horse Records signs a distribution deal with Warner Brothers…and a Big Button. Daily 70s Ad #311: George … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: ‘Bugs Bunny Meets The Super-Heroes’ & ‘The Gong Show’ (1978)

“Bugs Bunny and all his pals, live onstage in a brand new show!” Our theme for today’s 1970s commercials is “Goofball.” First up, we have a rare spot for the live-action stage show, Bugs Bunny Meets The Super-Heroes. Wow, that … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch

Happy Funshine Friday! Here’s a cartoon that was a childhood favorite of mine. Hanna-Barbera’s Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch originally ran Saturday mornings on NBC from September, 1974 to August, 1975. 13 lucky episodes were produced. The show centered on … Continue reading

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Post #500 – 70s stories in the news: Dirty Harry, Cathy Lee Crosby’s Wonder Woman & more

***Ho ho ho! This is post #500 here at Bionic Disco so I’m doing a bit of extra celebrating today. I think I’ll have a second sip of Boone’s Farm Strawberry Wine this morning. Thanks so much to everyone for … Continue reading

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Shazam!’: Michael Gray Interviewed, promo video

I reported the other day on the impending release of the Shazam! complete series DVD collection from Warner Brothers. Well, the disc is out now and series star Michael Gray (Billy Batson) has been doing some promotion this past week. … Continue reading

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