What are your favorite commercials from childhood?

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    From the early 50s to 1970 I sure watched a lot of TV. And it was all in black and white.
     
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    Mean Joe is awesome.

    Pop pop fizz fizz
     
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    a lot of craptacular ones on TV though, like AlkaSeltzer's "plop plop, fizz fizz, oh what a relief it is"... which of course inspired me to make a number of crude variations, and thus perverting my childhood. I hate you "Speedy"
     
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    As soon as I saw your post with the Green Machine ad, before I even clicked on it, I remembered the tagline "Eight, nine, ten years old, old enough for a Green Machine!"

    We were a Big Wheel family, my brother and I, but I remember we got a Green Machine right on the verge of maybe being a little too old to play with such toys.

    We had a long, curving downhill driveway in suburban Connecticut. We'd race down the driveway with the other neighborhood kids, then power slide to a stop right at the end just a few feet from the street. We must have given drivers heart attacks because our driveway emptied onto the road just over the crest of a hill, on a curve. They'd crest the hill and see us racing down the driveway, but they had no idea that we'd skid to a stop, and there was no way they'd be able to stop in time if we did hit the street.

    Before we were done with those toys we figured out that if we stuck a kid at the bottom of the driveway as a lookout we could careen into the street, then down the big hill, then a left turn onto Acorn Road which continued going down. It was a good quarter mile descent between our driveway and the two roads. We did this all the time. You had to lift your feet off the pedals since there was no way you could pedal fast enough with the direct drive front wheel. I have no idea how no one ever got killed or maimed.
     
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    When I was a child and comercials popped up in TV I just walked away

    Still do it
     
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    I don't remember too many old ones.. we didn't have the tv on much, a few hours in the evening or on a saturday.. never any morning tv..

    I do remember Louie the Fly...:)

     
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    I had a hand me down Big Wheel back in the day and could only lust after my cousins Green Machine.
     
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    This one really takes me back:

     
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    and I helped....lol
     
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