30 Funniest Vintage Commercials You've Never Seen

January 10, 2013

Nearly everyone has fond memories of vintage commercials (“Where’s the beef?”) viewed during childhood, but it seems many of the best gems rarely surface, in our memories or otherwise.  Some vintage commercials are intentionally funny; others are funny decades later because we know better.  Both types make my list of the 30 funniest vintage commercials you’ve never seen, or don’t remember.  Maybe they’ll spark inspiration for your next creative advertising endeavor!

1.  Rubik’s Cube

Rubik’s Cube


2.  Hardee’s



3.  Funny Face Drinks

Funny Face Drinks


4.  Alka Seltzer with Buster Keaton

Alka Seltzer


5.  French’s Mustard



6.  Big Screen TV

Big Screen TV


7.  Fun Rock

Fun Rock


8.  Soft Scrub

Soft Scrub


9.  Alpha Bits with Jackson 5

Alpha Bits


10.  Jovan Musk



11.  Sprite



12.  Maypo



13.  Dentyne



14.  Sugar Crisp

Sugar Crisp


15.  Rascals



16.  Burger King



17.  Minute Maid

Minute Maid


18.  Anti-Litter



19.  Godfather’s Pizza



20.  Xerox



21.  Anti-Alcohol



22.  Hair Analysis

Hair Analysis


23.  Winston with the Flintstones



24.  Impala



25.  Cheer



26.  Sterling Beer

Sterling Beer


27.  Tang with Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam



28.  Meow Mix

Meow Mix


29.  Libby’s Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes


30.  Cheerios

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About Brian Morris

Brian Morris serves in various capacities as a freelance writer, content developer and public relations specialist for growing small businesses. When he’s not writing, he can be found on the racquetball court - usually getting his tail kicked by guys 20 years older.

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