I stumbled across this painful commercial while looking for something else: (PS – Kiss my grits! Isn’t that Mel from Alice?)
Yikes! That little masterpiece got me thinking about other sports superstars who made some pretty terrible commercials in the 70’s.
Like, why the [bleep] is Willie Mays in this Tab commercial?
Joe Namath getting “creamed” by a singing Farrah Fawcett was pretty cringe-worthy:
Where did you go Joe DiMaggio? Oh look, you’re signing rebate checks for Mr. Coffee:
So…which one is the worst example of 70’s advertising? Or did I miss some examples that are even more horrifying?