Famous lines from TV commercials

There’s a famous movie line thread–how about one for TV commercials? You know, the ones that stick with you for years? Here’s probably the most famous:

“Where’s the beef?”

Then there’s: “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing.”

“It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature.”

“Look, Mom, no cavities!”

“Don’t squeeze the Charmin”

“I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.”

Yo Quiero Taco Bell

Calgon bath products “Calgon, take me away!”

Calgon water softener “Ancient Chinese Secret”

Oldies but goodies:

“Dog? What dog? I don’t see a dog…do you see a dog?”

“You’ll wonder where the yellow went when you brush your teeth with Pepsodent.”

“Mother, I’d rather do it myself!”

“Bryl Creme, a little dab’ll do ya…”

“Takes a licking and keeps on ticking.”

Anacin – for adult headaches.

How’s your love life? (Ultra-Brite toothpaste)

Aren’t you glad you used Dial?

Ban won’t wear off as the day wears on.

Hai-Karate. Be careful how you use it.

Manly, yes! But we like it too! (Irish Spring soap)

Ho Ho Ho! Green Giant!

Minute Rice…the long grain rice that’s ready in…five minutes!

Rice-a-Roni, the San Francisco Treat!

I liked it so much, I bought the company. (Norelco razors)

Write on, brothers, write on, with a 19c Write Bros pen!

crash Oh, yeaaaahhhhhhhhhhhh! (Kool-Aid)

Bum, bum, bum-bum-bum, bum, bum;
Bum, bum, bum-bum-bum bum… (GWG jeans, to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance”, showing GWG-clad backsides plopping down on benches)

Meow, meow, meow, meow,
Meow, meow, meow, meow,
Meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow… (Meow Mix)

(scene: Cowboy rustling up some grub over a campfire)
Announcer: "Hickok Beans ain’t your itty bitty city beans. Hickok Beans are big, bold, stick-to-your ribs beans. And they’ll make you say, ‘Yahoo!’"
Cowboy (calmly): “Yahoo.”

Sorry, Charlie! (Star-Kist tuna)

  • Hey! This stuff’s made in New York City!
  • NEW YORK CITY?!?!? (Pace Picante Sauce, IIRC)

Does she or doesn’t she? (Miss Clairol)

Extra value is what you get when you buy Coronet!

How do you handle a hungry man? The Man-Handlers!

Dristan Mist, you blew it.

C’mon, little Bug-'Em,
You can get it done,
Crash, bang, smash 'em up,
Smash-Up Derby is fun!

Comet, it makes your teeth turn green… (Oops, sorry, that wasn’t a commercial :smiley: )

Don’t you wish everybody did?

another oldie-but-goodie - all together now:

Chock Full O’ Nuts is that heavenly coffee :heaven:
Better coffee a millionaire’s money can’t buy! :coffeeread:

Ohhhhh…I wish I were an Oscar Meyer wiener…
That is what I’d really like to Be-ee-ee
Cause if I were an Oscar Meyer wiener…
Everyone would be in love with meeee!

an old local one -
Mrs. Baird’s Bread - stays fresh longer!

I feel like chicken tonight…

A really, really old one: When my sister and I were tiny, we would shout, “There goes Mommy, Jet-Propelled!” when she would dive into the lake. I think it was from an ad for Cheerios.

“I really love you, man.” “You’re not getting my (beer).”

Any ad with a Bull Terrier in it - Spuds McKenzie, Target’s "Bullseye," and more.

God bless us all,


Oh, yikes…I have more oldies…

“If I have only one life to live, let me live it as a blonde…”

(Ding Dong) “Avon calling!”

“Every woman alive wants Chanel #5

“Twenty-mule team Borax”

“Plop Plop Fizz Fizz
Oh what a relief it is.” (alka seltzer)

“See the USA… in your Chevrolet”

“You can trust your car
to the man who wears the star…” (Texaco)

“Call Roto Rooter, that’s my name,
And away goes trouble down the drain.”

Reddy Kilowatt had a theme song about electricity, too, but I can’t remember it…

If I start dreaming these commercials now it’s the OP’s fault…

Raise your hand if you’re Sure! (Sure deodorant)

Cleans like a white tornado!

"My baloney has a first name
It’s O-S-C-A-R
And it also has a second name
It’s M-A-Y-E-R
Oh I love to eat it everyday
And if you ask me why I’ll saaaaaay…
'cause Oscar Mayer has a way
with B-O-L-O-G-N-A…

How’s that?"

I don’t wanna grow up, I’m a Toys R Us kid…

Oh, Oh, Oh, who’s that kid with the Oreo cookie…

You get a special feel in an Oldsmobile…

Here’s to good friends, tonight is kind of special. (Lowenbrau beer)

When you say Bud, you’ve said it all.

I can’t seem to forget you, your Windsong stays on my mind. (Windsong perfume)

Double, double, cheese, cheese, burger, burger, please! (McDonald’s)

And probably their most famous:

“Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun.”

And their rival’s:

“Hold the pickle, hold the lettuce, special orders don’t upset us. Have it your way.” (Burger King)

Taco Bell - “Think Outside the Bun”

Mastercard “priceless” campaign - outstanding!!

Ricardo Montiblan (I just know I spelled that wrong :o ): With reeeech Corrrrinthian leaaaather.

See the USA in your Chevrolet!

Kix is for kids

The older version ads: If it’s Smuckers it’s got to be good!
Then the changed version: With a name like Smuckers, it has to be good!


He likes it. Hey Mikey!

politically incorrect ones:

Winston tastes good
like a (tap tap) cigarette should.

Lucky Strike means fine tobacco.

Just a silly millimeter longer (Benson & Hedges)

Haha. That was one of the things that brought Miss Bonnie and me together. We both smoked B&H.

“Mamma mia! 'Atsa spicey meata-ball!”


“Time to make the do-nuts!” (Dunkin)
“Prices so low, they’re insane!” (Crazy Eddie - local maybe to NY/NJ

  • Hey! This stuff’s made in New York City!
  • NEW YORK CITY?!?!? (Pace Picante Sauce, IIRC)

The early version of that one said “New Jersey” and had a final line of “get a rope!” :smiley: We still use that line around our house.

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