Some commercials are embedded in my brain from child hood. This one was great.
Go see Cal. There are plenty more like this, too, some less grainy, but this is a good summary.
Quoted from Pickle:
My god....I remember seeing his commercials when I was real young in the late 70’s / early 80’s. That’s the stereotype of a car salesman right there.
He absolutely ruled the airwaves in SoCal in the 80s, along with his dog Spot. Get this, from Wikipedia. Unbelievable, more than 300 million in 1988!
According to a profile published in the Sacramento Bee in 1990, Worthington grossed $316.8 million in 1988, making him at the time the largest single owner of a car dealership chain. His advertising agency, named Spot Advertising, had Worthington as its only client and spent $15 million on commercials, the most of any auto dealer at the time
There are so many great ones. But truly this might be my all time favorite. I still love to say “I must be in the front rooow!” whenever I get the chance, even though nowadays most people don’t get the joke.
This was from a local place, guy becomes so wealthy he lost his bid to purchase the Houston Rockets to another local multi millionaire Tilman Fertitta
Anyone remember the McDonald's menu song? Big Mac, Blt, Quarter pounder with cheese...
This topic ranks right up there with the No rainbow puke club and Worst hack/repair you ever saw ... FANTASTIC !! and brings back great memories !!
I've actually seen that tootsie pop commercial recently a few times. As in this year.
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