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I Love TV Commercials – Part 4 *Wrigley’s Doublemint Gum*

Doublemint Gum has been around for a long time, since 1914 made by the Wrigley Company. Doublemint Gum commercials are famous for using real life twins…

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I Love TV Commercials – Part 3 *Grins & Smiles & Giggles & Laughs Cereal*

Wow, does anyone else remember this cereal from 1975? I have been searching for anything on this cereal forever and finally found some info on it! I remember the big smiles on the cereal and the yummy taste that reminded me of Cap’n Crunch, which I loved as well. I still have one of the little toy prizes that came with this cereal, it is a walking robot figure.

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I Love TV Commercials – Part 2 *Tootsie Roll Pops*

Tootsie Roll Pops are known for the catch phrase “How many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop?”. The phrase was first introduced in an animated commercial which debuted on U.S. television in 1970.

The dialogue to the 60-second version is as follows:

Questioning Boy (Buddy Foster): Mr. Cow…

Mr. Cow (Frank Nelson): Yeeeeesss!!?

Boy: How many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop?!

Mr. Cow: I don’t know, I always end up biting. Ask Mr. Fox, for he’s much cleverer than I.

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I Love TV Commercials – Part 1

Do you all remember as a child waking up on Saturday Morning to watch your favorite cartoons (which I will be blogging about some of those in the future) and seeing all those great commercials on those new toys you just had to have and the yummy cereals with that surprise toy inside the box (didn’t it seem you always had to dig to the bottom of the box to find it?!), plus many other cool ads we had back in the day….well here is the start of what will be continued in additional blogs as there were many commercials that were sometimes as much entertaining as the shows we watched!

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