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Burger Chef - "The Mariner" (Commercial, 1977)

Here's a commercial for Burger Chef featuring their new "Mariner" fish dinner.

"You get more to like at Burger Chef."

This aired on local Detroit TV on Sunday, April 3rd 1977 during the 6pm to 7pm hour. (can't tell if the Copyright says 1976 or not)

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I remember going to a Burger Chef right into Indiana (Dyer or Schererville) and they had his really cool map thing where you could play with cars on.
Comment posted by LaPrincess on Sunday, July 25th 2010 at 12:52am.

The copyright probably says 1975. (Probably uploading in high-quality 640 x 480 might be a clue to answering this mystery - just a suggestion.)
Comment posted by W.B. on Sunday, July 25th 2010 at 5:34am.

Where have all the jingles gone?? I've NEVER heard that jingle before but WOW!!! That's CATCHY!!
Comment posted by MichiganFan on Sunday, July 25th 2010 at 9:15am.

According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burger_Chef , many locations became Hardee's and the final Burger Chef closed in 1996.
Comment posted by Szake on Sunday, July 25th 2010 at 9:24am.

I remember the old Burger Chef in Goshen, Indiana. Great burgers...also remember "the works" bar.

Forgot that they sold fish at one time.

I think it's a Dairy Queen now.

Comment posted by Matt on Sunday, July 25th 2010 at 6:28pm.

Burger Chef and Jeff appear toward the end of the commercial.
Comment posted by Dth1971 on Sunday, July 25th 2010 at 10:21pm.

It's either a 1975 or '76 copyright. I really had to strain my eyes to get a good look at it and even then I couldn't completely make it out.
Comment posted by Studio76Art on Friday, July 30th 2010 at 10:06am.

I can't get that girl's voice out of my head. I keep saying to random people, "Why don't you try our new mariner dinner?" while bobbing my head. No joke.
Comment posted by stewie814 on Saturday, August 21st 2010 at 8:31am.

I remeber the commercials with Burger Chef and Jeff.
Comment posted by 4thtroika on Monday, April 2nd 2012 at 10:43pm.

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