Five Superbowl Commercials That Will Really Take You Back

1979:  Coca-Cola and “Mean” Joe Green

An iconic ad, and an early example of commercials becoming a highlight of the Superbowl.

1984:  Wendy’s – Where’s the Beef?

Clara Peller went on to become a minor celebrity after delivering the famous line, “Where’s the beef?”

1992:  Pepsi and Cindy Crawford

Cindy Crawford was one of the hottest women on the planet in the early 90’s, and she left quite an impression on the Superbowl audience with this classic ad for Pepsi.

1993:  McDonald’s “The Showdown”

Michael Jordan and Larry Bird engage in an incredible game of Horse for a McDonald’s Big Mac and fries.

1995:  Budweiser Frogs

An iconic ad from the iconic beer company.  You couldn’t go anywhere for months afterward without hearing someone imitate it.

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Sometimes referred to as The Retro Rambler...I was born in the '70s, grew up in the '80s, and came of age in the '90s. I love to share all the fun stuff from those years via articles and videos, and occasionally make un-needed appearances on various podcasts. I can also catch quarters off my elbow. Email to book me for your next corporate event.

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