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Long Chevrolet - "Extra Camaros!" (Commercial, 1980)

Views: 3233

Here's another one of the original, infamous Long Chevrolet commercials with Timmy the Newsboy shouting "Extra, Extra!" ad infinitum.

"All new cars Acutrac checked!"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, February 9th 1980.

Long Chevrolet - "Camaros" (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 3306

Here's another Long Chevrolet commercial with Timmy all grown up. Actually, they must have reused commercials or something because he seems older in this one from 1979 than he does in one that aired in 1981.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, September 9th 1979.

Lincoln Carpeting (Commercial #3, 1984)

Views: 861

To complete the trifecta, here is one more Lincoln Carpeting commercial, circa 1984. Not the full version of the jingle, but enough.

Off comes the tie, and out come the sales records. Uh-oh, he's going for the hard sell now. :-)

Lincoln Carpeting (Commercial #1, 1984)

Views: 1534

Here is a Lincoln Carpeting commercial, circa 1984. Not the full version of the jingle, but enough. :-)

Apparently, Lincoln is the thinking man's carpet company. Makes that Empire guy look like a uneducated philistine. ;-)

Lincoln Carpeting (Commercial #2, 1984)

Views: 1415

Here is another Lincoln Carpeting commercial, circa 1984. Not the full version of the jingle, but enough. Now the Lincoln guy gets his wife in on the act. :-)

Long Chevrolet - "Extra, Extra!" (Commercial, 1978)

Views: 2862

Finally found! One of the original, infamous Long Chevrolet commercials with Timmy the Newsboy shouting "Extra, Extra!" ad infinitum.

There were other variations of this ad - one we know of has Timmy finally getting his just desserts and getting hit with a pie in the kisser!

A transition ad from a month after this one has him being promoted from newsboy to salesman. He was probably getting...

WJPC AM 95 - "Down Goes Joyner" (Commercial, 1978)

Views: 1150

Here's a quick commercial for WJPC AM 95 featuring Muhammad Ali, Tom Joyner, and LaDonna Tittle.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, October 31st 1978 during the 3:30pm to 5pm timeframe.

Lincoln Carpeting - "Child Labor" (Commercial, 1983)

Views: 2251

Here's another comically questionable (or is that questionably comic?) commercial from Lincoln Carpeting.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, January 22nd 1983.

Long Subaru - "Extra, Extra!" with Little Timmy The Newsboy (Commercial, 1988)

Views: 1992

This is not an original Long Chevrolet Newsboy "Extra, Extra!" commercial, but this newer version for Long Subaru from 1988 does include some of the footage from one of the original commercials.

Featuring "Little Timmy" the annoying Newsboy.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, November 27th 1988.