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.

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.


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


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

    Milk with knives will sharpen you up!