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  • ISUZU AMIGO: SLINKY {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF MARCH 1998} : 1998/03/xx

    In this commercial for Isuzu, several young adults are shown enjoying the off-road capabilities of the Isuzu Amigo. Meanwhile, the lyrics of a sing-along jingle explain that the Amigo is bound to give you joy and "is fun for a girl and a boy." Slogan (su...

  • FISHER-PRICE RESCUE HEROES: MACHO MAN {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF MARCH 1998} : 1998/03/xx

    In this commercial for Fisher-Price, several kids are shown having fun playing with Fisher-Price Rescue Heroes, a new series of action figures depicting positive role models such as firemen and emergency medics. "The Rescue Heroes," says the announcer. "...

  • HEALTH PARTNERS: KRISTIN {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF SEPTEMBER 1998} : 1998/09/xx

    In this commercial for Health Partners, a married couple discuss their young daughter's struggle to survive after being born with a heart problem. The daughter then talks about her life now and the things she is able to do just like most normal, healthy c...

  • GABLINGER'S BEER: PICNIC (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1967

    In this commercial for Gablinger's Beer, two men explain why a fistfight broke out at the all-you-can-eat picnic. The picnic organizers made the mistake of serving a low carbohydrate beer, and ran out before their customers were full. ...

  • LAY'S POTATO CHIPS: DIVER (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1975

    Starts At #079. In this 30-second commercial for Lay's Potato Chips, Tim Conway, locked into a deep-sea diving outfit, expresses the frustration of someone allowed to eat only one Lay's Potato Chip. (T81:1138 and T81:1287 are duplicate copies of this com...

  • EXXON: BASEBALL-DEAN (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1975

    In this 60-second commercial presented by Exxon "In commemoration of the American Bicentennial," a young farm boy practices pitching into a fruit basket nailed to a tree as he listens to a radio broadcast of Dizzy Dean's thirtieth win. A voiceover recalls...

  • BRITISH AIRWAYS: MUSICAL CHAIRS {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF OCTOBER 1998} : 1998/09/xx

    In this commercial for British Airways, school children playing musical chairs are stereotyped to what they will most likely grow up to be as they play the game. Slogan (supered): "The world's favourite airline: British Airways." ...

  • PLANTERS NUTS: NUTTY BEAVER {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF JUNE 1998} : 1998/06/xx

    In this commercial for Planters Nuts, three guys are on a hiking trip and they notice a beaver watching them eat Planters peanuts. The guys try to figure out whether the animal is really a beaver and wonder whether they should feed it some peanuts. One o...

  • NIKE TENNIS: SUDDEN DEATH {ADWEEK: BEST SPOTS OF JUNE 1998} : 1998/06/xx

    In this commercial for Nike Tennis products, the chair umpire announces the match is going into "sudden death." As one player begins his serve, he loses his breath and falls to the court, and his stunned opponent displays the same reaction. One by one, t...

  • MOBIL ONE OIL: COLD WEATHER (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1978

    In this commercial for Mobil One motor oil, a banana, cut rose, and Mobil One respond to an environment of 35 degrees below zero. (T81:1158 is a duplicate of this commercial.) ...

  • LAY'S POTATO CHIPS: DIVER (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1975

    In this 30-second commercial for Lay's potato chips, Tim Conway, locked into a deep-sea diving outfit, expresses the frustration of someone allowed to eat only one Lay's potato chip. (T81:1038 and T81:1287 are duplicate copies of this commercial.) ...

  • EXXON: BASEBALL-DEAN (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1975

    In this 60-second commercial for Exxon in observation of the American Bicentennial, a young farm boy practices pitching Into a fruit basket nailed to a tree as he listens to a radio broadcast of Dizzy Dean's thirtieth win. A voiceover recalls the boyhood ...

  • DIET RITE COLA: FRENCH (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1977

    In this thirty-second commercial for Diet Rite Cola, shots of forbidden diet foods and people shaking their heads are juxtaposed with shots of Diet Rite Cola and friendly nods. The musical accompaniment is a chorus that alternates singing either "no" or "...

  • SAMSONITE LUGGAGE: SAMSONITE VS. THE 3RD GRADE (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1977

    In this 30-second commercial for Samsonite, a variety of luggage is used for intense play by a class of active third-graders from Florida. ...

  • GENERAL TELEPHONE: BURNING EGG (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1968

    In this commercial for General Telephone, an egg is seen frying past the point of consumption because the woman cooking it is talking on the telephone in the next room. The voice-over suggests that the upkeep of a kitchen extension "costs less than an egg...

  • MOBIL ONE OIL: COLD WEATHER (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1978

    In this commercial for Mobil One motor oil, a banana, cut rose, and Mobil One respond to an environment of 35 degrees below zero. (T81:1143 is a duplicate of this commercial.) ...

  • VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE: 1949 AUTO SHOW (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1969

    In this commercial for Volkswagen, representatives for different car manufacturers describe now-defunct car models at the 1949 Auto Show. Each display appears to be well-attended and elaborately contrived, except for the Volkswagen Beetle. There, a man q...

  • LAY'S POTATO CHIPS: DIVER (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1975

    In this 30-second commercial for Lay's potato chips, Tim Conway, locked into a deep-sea diving outfit, expresses the frustration of someone allowed to eat only one Lay's potato chip. (T81:1038 and T81:1138 are duplicate copies of this commercial.) ...

  • EXXON: BASEBALL-DEAN {DIZZY DEAN} (TV COMMERCIAL) : 1975

    In this 60-second commercial presented by Exxon "in commemoration of the American Bicentennial," a young farm boy practices pitching into a fruit basket nailed to a tree as he listens to a radio broadcast of Dizzy Dean's thirtieth win. A voiceover recalls...

  • VOLVO: NOW THAT'S A HARDTOP {SCALI, MCCABE, SLOVES -- THE FIRST TWENTY YEARS, PART I (1967-1987)} : 1971

    This commercial shows that Volvo cars are so well engineered that the roof is strong enough to hold the weight of an entire car. Sitting at the wheel of a Volvo, Ralph Meeker says although Volvo doesn't make hardtops, its tops are supported by steel pill...