Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Czechoslovak Commercials

I should have been studying my Czech grammar but instead I wound up on YouTube. But I don't feel too guilty because at least I was still practicing my Czech. Here is a video of some random commercials that were shown in Czechoslovakia prior to the 1989 Velvet Revolution.

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The commercials have a bad 1980's retro feel to them...but oh well.
  • The plastic egg containers are still around but I've only ever seen them in clear plastic; not pink. And "No", I haven't tried stacking bricks on them.
  • I have had egg on pizza here. It's actually not bad.
  • Climatex sportswear is still alive and kicking.
  • I've seen flavored syrups in the grocery store but I haven't purchased any yet.
  • The "disco" milk commercial at the end is just tragic.

2 comments:

  1. The disco milk ad is my favourite! "Drink milk kids, and you'll be as hip as we are!"

    GIC

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  2. That disco milk ad must have been filmed at Korova Milk Bar.

    Milk with knives will sharpen you up!

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