Results for: 'Public Service Announcements (PSAs)'
U.S. Postal Service - Victor Borge (PSA, 1983)
Here is a Public Service Annoucement from the United States Postal Service featuring comedic pianist Victor Borge. In this spot he reminds you to inform the post office early that you are moving, as well as using your correct ZIP code.
"Don't Make Your Mail Come Looking For You" (sounds ominous)
This aired on local Chicago TV in 1983.
Direct Deposit - "Retirement" (PSA, 1982)
Here's a Public Service Announcement from the Ad Council and the U.S. Treasury suggesting you get Direct Deposit.
"You'll never have to wait for your money."
This aired on local Chicago TV in June of 1982.
Food & Drug Administration - "Old Mother Hubbard" (PSA, 1982)
Here's an animated public service announcement from the Food & Drug Administration imploring you to throw out your old and expired medications as well as not to use medications which were not prescribed to you.
(In the first couple seconds the picture blacks out for a moment)
Food and Drug Administration
Public Health Service
Dept. of Health and Human Services
This aired on local Chicago TV early Saturday, November 27th 1982.
ADA - "Milk Is A Natural" (PSA, 1977)
Here's an animated public service announcement from the American Dairy Association. Seems kind of Schoolhouse Rock-esque.
This aired on local Detroit TV on Friday, March 11th 1977 during the 8 to 9pm hour. (Not Chicago TV, but still cool!)
National Fire Protection Association - "Have 2 Ways Out" (PSA, 1988)
Here's another Public Service Announcement from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) featuring Dick Van Dyke - one of the "Learn Not To Burn" series. In this one, Dick shows us how a gopher has two ways out and that we should too.
This aired on local Chicago TV around February 1988.
Underwriters Laboratories (UL) - "Read The Instructions" (PSA, 1978)
Here's a Public Service Annoucement from the Underwriters Laboratories (U.L. - An Independent Laboratory Testing For Public Safety) about the importance of reading the operating instructions of any product you buy.
FuzzyMemories FunFact: UL is based in Northbrook, IL.
"Boy Tried To Use Mower After Swim; Is Dead"
This aired on local Chicago TV early Wednesday, March 29th 1978.
ADA - "It's Time For Milk & Me!" (PSA, 1981)
Here's a public service annoucement from the ADA - American Dairy Association of Wisconsin - for milk.
Can we be sure he's not saying "It's time for milkin' me!"?
This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, January 20th 1981.
The Mormons - "Grampa & Me" (PSA, 1978)
Here's a sweet public service announcement from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (The Mormons) featuring a girl recalling how much she loved her grandfather.
"Give old people the chance to enrich your life..."
This aired on local Chicago TV early Monday, December 18th 1978.
Boy Scouts - "Get in Touch" (PSA #2, 1981)
Here's another public service annoucement for the Boy Scouts.
Get in Touch - Get in Scouting. (I'll leave the jokes to you guys) ;-)
Voiceover by Lou Rawls.
This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, September 22nd 1981.