For fun, we decided to pool together some of our favourite commercials of all time to provide inspiration for your next video ad. What makes a great TV commercial or video ad? Since the very first television commercial ran — for $9 — more than 75 years ago, television advertising has grown into a $75 billion/year industry.
There are a lot of juicy apples in the bunch, but after sifting through terrible car commercials and anti-drug PSAs, these old school commercials were the top contenders. It’s time for a retro flashback and a trip through the land of nostalgia! Here are the best commercials from the 1980s and 1990s.