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'80s Anti-Drug Commercial - Parents Who Use Drugs
Other Gems (Advertisements), Viral (Time Capsule)
[ 0:17 - from YouTube ]
This video is part of our Forgotten Commercials: Lost In Time, Found Online Spotlight
Man, I totally remember seeing this commercial as a kid. It was programmed in my after school line-up somewhere between "G.I. Joe" and "The Cosby Show." Which is kinda weird because wasn't this ad supposed to target parents? That might explain the failed war on drugs. On a more trivial note: doesn't the father look like a young, pre-greying Einstein? Gene Shalit without glasses and 1/3 the moustache? Could be just me...
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Eli Batalion is a writer and producer with over 10 years experience in the comedy and theatre industries, including award-winning shows at Just For Laughs and Edinburgh. He is currently developing content for Fremantle Media's Atomic Wedgie site as well as a musical for the big, small and medium-sized screen.