Adverstalgia

This Aquafresh ad (must be Raymond Briggs animation?) is back on air (with a couple of pack-shot changes and an alteration to the end frame). Looking around it seems it’s been back on for a few months. This is one of the first ads I remember so it must date back to the early 80s at least.

This is one of a few retro spots that are finding their way back on to our screens. Is this part of a wider trend?

Advertising is so ingrained in popular culture that I suppose it’s not a surprise that companies are trying to exploit nostalgia not just through their brands, but through the old creative work too.

So I wonder what other iconic spots we can expect to see in the future?

Advertisements

One Response to “Adverstalgia”

  1. Rob Mortimer Says:

    “Its alll you have to do….”

    *shudder*

    I put my arm firmly in the air for the Cresta Bear 😀

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: