Monday, June 19, 2006

'Try it, you'll like it'

Update for popular 1970s commercial

Comedian Kathy Griffin is appearing in a remake of a popular, humorous 1971 spot for Alka-Seltzer known as "Try it, you'll like it." The re-created commercial is running on television as well as on the brand's website. Stuart Elliott reports for the New York Times.


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7 comments:

Abrar said...

Hey DCS

Thanks for appreciating our effot at the AOPP!! I am sure you find it interesting as a media person!!

If we carry out more events around media, i will make sure to update you through the blog!!

Regards

Deb S. said...

Abrar: It's my pleasure. I look forward to the updates.

Ian Lidster said...

I want to see someone rerun the old Volkswagen ad with the two dudes in the Beatle who spot the old easy chair by the side of the road. Even in memory that one cracks me up.
Cheers, Ian

Deb S. said...

Ian: Let's hope you get your wish!

Rose said...

Hey DCS I thought "try it, you'll Like it", was from the cereal commercial, "Hey Mikey, he likes it."

defiant goddess said...

The only commercial I remember from the 70s is "Don't take the car! You'll kill yourseeeeeeelf!"

Deb S. said...

Rose: You're right. The original commercial is now being shown to a second generation.

Renee: I don't remember THIS commercial. Tell us more!