It’s Friday, the last day of July, and well, it’s Friday. That’s important enough.
So how about a little flashback to ease you into the end of the work week?
In the mid-1980s Duracell had this cute trend of making advertisements featuring “toys” as the central figure of their campaign to prove they are the longer-lasting battery. I can recall ads involving a vampire that operates on Duracell:
Somebody buy him for me, he’s so cute!
And of course, I remember the Putterman family in the1990s that operated on Duracell:
But how could I forget it when the image burned into my subconscious memory is Grandma and her dancing?
Today’s Flashback Friday goes back to 1986 and to this cute commercial:
We’ve got two racers:
Just Plain Hip versus Hip to Be Square.
They both operate on Duracell Coppertop batteries, but one of them has a little secret…
One has a battery from two years ago, before Duracell made advances to their batteries to help them last longer.
Eat my dust, Not Competition.
Who will win?
Just watch the commercial and find out!
So they want you to think!
So, moral of the article: Duracell lasts longer.
Oh, and don’t underestimate the power of Grandma Putterman’s Duracell batteries.
She’s an animal.
Happy Friday! 🙂
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