Before Jodi Foster hit the big screen she was a frequent visitor to the TV in commercials. Here she is in 1971 advertising Mattel's Small Shots. Small Shots were a version of Hot Wheels. The three-inch skaters were mounted on a 4 wheel base and were boxed
Avery Schreiber stars in this Doritos commercial from the 1970's. The chips were introduced at the time by Frito-Lay in 1964 (now owned by Pepsico). The phrase at the time was that they "taste as good as they crunch". Doritos actually originated n a resta
Actor Eugene Roche was the dishwasher man in the 1970's Colgate-Palmolive Ajax for dishes and as he would say "Squeaky Clean" dishes.This was probably Roche's most famous role even though he was well known on Broadway and many roles in movies. In TV he ap
Many of us are guilty of using run-on sentences in our comments, making it all but impossible for anyone else to figure out what we're really saying. Please make it easier for those of us who are truly interested in what you're trying to say.
Jim Photoglo from Inglewood California had a Billboard Top 25 hit in 1981 off his album with the same name. After his brief stint as a pop star Photoglo wrote songs for Garth Brooks, The Everly Brothers, Dusty Springfield, Faith Hill, The Oak Ridge Boys a
Sony Betamax was a consumer-based video recording device introduced in 1975. The rival VHS was introduced in 1977 by RCA. To compete with the two-hour format of VHS Sony introduced a two-hour format and RCA countered with two, four and six-hour record spe
Joe Namath aka Broadway Joe was still advertiser's darling in 1973. Gunilla Knudson, Miss Sweeden and Miss Universe runner-up in 1961 teamed up with Namath in this ad campaign. Joe Namath quarterbacked the New York Jets to win Super Bowl III on January 12
Woodsy The Owl is a "spokesperson" for the United States Forest Service famous for saying "Give a hoot, don't pollute", lend and hand, care for the land, and "don't be a dirty bird" The first advertisement was created by U.S. Forest Ranger Chuck Williams.
Sign Of The Times was performed by Petula Clark off her My Love album released in March of 1966. The song had much more percussions than in any of her other releases but she just said it was a "straight-ahead love song" with no hidden meanings like many s
Farrah Fawcett Shampoo was introduced by Fabrege Inc. from the late 70's through the mid 80's. This commercial was from 1978. The shampoo was part of an entire line of Farah Fawcett hair care products. The back of the Farah Fawcett Shampoo bottle said:"I
Actress Deana Dietrich was Mother Nature Chiffon Commercials produced by theD'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles advertising agency from the 1970's and into the 1980's. Mother Nature would usuallysay "my delicious butter" and voice actor Mason Adams would tell h
Be A Pepper was the catchy slogan for Dr. Pepper during the 70's. David Naughton featured here starred in An American Werewolf In London and Disney's Midnight Madness as well as the hit andTV showMakin It. He is most famous and well known for this ad camp
Originally aired on March 29, 1962 Marge Bergman (Melba Rae) reels from Monica's decision about the adoption and goes to best-friend Joanne and Arthur for solace.Search for Tomorrow began on CBS on September 3, 1951 and it's final episode was December 26,
The A-Team was an action-adventure series that ran on NBC from 1983 to 1987. It starred George Peppard, Dirk Benedict, Dwight Schultz and Mr. TThey played fictitious members of the US Army Special Forces unit. You can purchase the entire set on BluRay and
In 1964 Coca-Cola tapped the Limelighters for their rendition of Things Go Better With Coca Cola. The Limelighters were a popular folk music group that signed with RCA Victor but never had any chart success. The comic/character actor playing the tall, thi
In its heyday, McDonald's hired jingle writer Barry Manilow to write the theme song.Featured
Ladies, did Old Spice really make you flock to men?
Jonathan Winters became the spokesman for Mobil using his role as Maude Frickert, and elderly woman. He also was an upscale garbage man know for collecting "gahr-bahj" instead of garbage. Rent or buy laughs from Jonathan Winters here!
Ajax was introduced in the early 60's as part of the Colgate-Palmolive cleaning soap line. The White Knight was to compete with Procter and Gamble's Mr. Clean.
Mr. Whipple, played by character actor *** Wilson starred as the supermarket manager in over 500 commercials for Charmin toilet paper from 1964 to 1985. The first commercials were ironically recorded in Flushing New York. He only had to work two weeks a y
Another anime/cartoon from Japan that ran from 1967 to 1968 about racing. The main characters were Speed, Chim-Chim, Pops, Mom, Spritle, and Trixie . Speed drove the Mach 5.
n 1983, before John Goodman was Dan Conner on Roseanne he signed with the William Morris Agency to produce a McDonald's commercial. I guess it is better to have your first acting job at McDonald's than your first job there!Featured
In 1978 General Hospital was close to cancellation ABC hired Gloria Monty as the new executive producer a to attract a younger audience. A drunken Luke Spencer raped Laura Spencer who then falls in love with him. Critics complained of the forced seductionFeatured
A claymation commercial made for the California Raisin Advisory Board in 1986 to the 1968 hit by Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapvine. The commercials became wildly successful and spun off many TV specials like Meet The Raisins in 1986. They eventu
Then Chasity Bono had a short musical career in 1988 with the band Ceremony. The released only one album titled Hang Out Your Poetry.
In 1976 Miss Peggy Guy made her appearance on the Gong Show. She successfully walked out on stage with a metal folding chair in tow. She lifted her leg on the chair sideways in an attempt to be sultry and began to sing to Come On Get Happy when her top deFeatured
The 1972 Levi commercial Good Morning World or Laughing Levi's commercial jingles is one of those songs that will get stuck in your head for sure! The jingle is based on The Fendermen's 1960 hit Mule Skinner Blues which can be heard here: https://www.youtFeatured
Lily Tomilin was Laugh In's beloved operator Ernistine who would call out One Ringy Dingy, Two Ringy Dingy and “Is this the party to whom I am speaking”. As the operator she treated the customers with little sympathy and was condescending to whom she wasFeatured
The Avengers was a British espionage series that first aired on ABC American Broadcasting Network but produced by the Associated British Corporation ABC, also known as Thames Television after the two merged in 1968. The Avengers was the first British teleFeatured
For those old enough to remember, Night Gallery was created and hosted by the great god of imagination Rod Serling, as a follow-up to The Twilight Zone. The opening was set in a shadowy museum, where Serling unveiled a dark and disturbing collection of caFeatured
Archie Bunker's Place was a reasonably successful continuation of All In The Family. Jean Stapleton, who played Archie's wife (Edith), appeared in six episodes before deciding to leave the show. The show's writers dealt with her departure by making ArchieFeatured
This clip made me laugh. Watch for when Crazy Guggenheim and Joe discuss the movie The Hustler. I love it when Crazy says he remembers the guy who played Minnesota Fats used to be on the Art Carney show. lol Funny stuff. The Jackie Gleason show is a seriFeatured
A classic and funny bit of comedy from Johnny Carson: He eulogizes a thesaurus editor in a most appropriate way. A editor from Roget's Thesaurus gives a eulogy for another editor using synonyms in a comedic way. It is funny, hilarious, humorous , enjoyablFeatured
Teenagers Alex and Annie answer real-life kid problems submitted via viewer mail through song and dance. Originally posted on YouRememberThat.com by Chrissiek on July 29, 2009
Before his acting days in the Miller Light commercials or playing Moses Hightower in the Police Academy movies Bubba Smith discussed with NBC how he and the Baltimore Colts planned on stopping Joe Namath and the New York Jets in the 1969 Super Bowl.BubbaFeatured
The Nash Rambler was produced by the Nash Motors, a division of Nash-Kelvinator who then merged with the Hudson Car Company in 1954. The Nash Ramber was then produced by American Motors Company in 1955. The Rambler was America's first modern compact car.Featured
In the last season of Seinfeld, "The Blood" episode aired October 16, 1997. George Costanza played by Jason Alexander decides to add food to his sex life when his girlfriend lights a vanilla candle making him instantly hungry. It later creates problems asFeatured
Warning: PG to R Rating Originally uploaded to YouRememberThat.com by member donmac101 on April 8, 2009. Porky's is a comedy sex movie written and directed by Bob Clark about the escapades of teens in a high school in Florida. Porky's was produced by Cana
Linda Richman's (Mike Myers) hero was Barbra Streisand. She constantly "dedicated" the show to her, often claiming her to be the greatest actress in all of history. In what could be considered to be the sketch's most memorable moment, Myers was joined byFeatured
Unisex Salon was the name of this skit in Season 7 Episode 2 of the Carol Burnett Show. Tim Conway attempts to get a home life interview with Chiquita who was played by Charo. The fun begins when he has trouble with her mother played by Carol Burnett. Th
When Penn State's John Cappelletti won the Heisman Trophy in 1973 as the country's most outstanding collegiate football player, he dedicated the award to his dying little brother Joey. Not a dry eye in the house...
In April 1991, TV icon Michael Landon was diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer. A month later, on May 9, 1991, Landon was in high spirits when he made a guest appearance on The Tonight Show. He died seven weeks later at the age of 54. I apologize f
In 1967 the rage in cigarettes was to make them longer. Chesterfield was one of the biggest brands at the time and they countered with the "Silly Millimeter Longer" as the brand and catch phrase. Chesterfield is named for Chesterfield County Virginia wher
Eight inches of snow had fallen the morning of President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural in 1961. By inauguration time the skies had cleared but the temperatures were only in the twenties (Fahrenheit). The first speaker was Cardinal Richard Cushing of Boston.
Introduced as a drink in 1966 by Mott's or Lord Mott's Canning as known then. It was a combination of clam broth and tomatoes. They even secured a trademark for the Clamato brand.Today the drink is used as a mix for alcoholic drinks or cocktails mainly inFeatured
Meco's theme from Close Encounters was track 5 of side two of the album Close Encounters Of Every Kind in 1978. Meco's real name is Domenico Monardo. He became famous for disco-izing movie soundtracks starting with Star Wars in 1977.Featured
Joe The Bartender was one of many characters by Jackie Gleason. He used it to real life friends from Brooklyn. The skits usually opened with Joe The Bartender talking to his unseen customer Mr. Dennehy. This video has a visit from Crazy Guggenheim playedFeatured
Hee Haw was introduced in 1969 and ran until the late 1980's. Grandpa Jones was Louis Marshall Jones who was an old time country and gospel singer as well as a banjo player. Grandpa Jones was inducted into the County Music Hall Of Fame in 1978. He passedFeatured
The Super Bowl Shuffle is a rap song performed by the Chicago Bears. The song was released a month before Super Bowl XX and actually made it as high as #41 on the Billboard hot 100 and sold over a half a million copies. This made the Chicago Bears is the
Suzy Homemaker toys were introduced in 1966 by Topper Toys. The name quickly became common phrase in America and is still used today. The Suzy Homemaker doll became the second most popular doll sold in the United States behind the Barbie Doll. The Easy BaFeatured
Many remember this song from the musical War Of The Worlds written by Jeff Wayne. The original melody was actually written for the Lego company in 1969. Justin Hayward was selected because Jeff Wayne wanted the voice that sang Knights In White Satin.Featured
The Mercury Cougar introduced in 1967 was Mercury's pony or muscle car built off the Ford Mustang. For many years Mercury was identified as "at the sign of the cat" as seen in this commercial.Featured
Fruit Loops were introduced in 1962 and originally there werethere werered,orange, andyellowloops, the color of Toucan Sam's nose. There is no fruit in Froot Loops and the cereal is just one flavor, not a combination of the individual fruit flavors as manFeatured
In 1992 ABC TV began celebrating their 40th year of broadcasting history with advertisements like this one patting themselves on the back.Featured
Photography was always a challenge, until cellphones. Here Kodak appeals to the Go-Go generation in this 1966. The Instamatic featured pop in cartridge film and flash cubes, man!Featured
ABC's campaign "You'll Love It" ran in 1985 and was based on the song I Love LA by Randy Newman.Featured
Bewitched was the longest running supernatural themed sitcom that ran from 1964 to 1972.Featured
Play set carry all's were very popular toys produced by Marx during the 50's, 60's and 70's. They were sold as sets without "accessories sold separately". The play sets provided hours of fun through a child's imagination.Featured
Virginia Slims were introduced in 1968 marketed to young women with the slogan You've Come A Long Way Baby. The cigarette much narrower and longer "tailored for the woman's hand" according to the commercial.
Popular actress at the time Pamela Austin stars in thiscommercialfor the Dodge Boys 1966 fastback Dodge Charger.Featured
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