10 Best Television Adverts of the 80s
As the movie Poltergeist prophesied, the spectre of businesses and advertisers would haunt the homes of prospect buyers forever more. The gateway had opened.
Pre-internet, the attention spans of audiences were already shrinking. This was in large part thanks to MTV which ushered in a new age of fast-cut, narrative driven music videos. And, sure enough, television adverts got caught in the slipstream of this transmutation. TV advertising flourished. This gave rise to some of the most memorable and attention-grabbing commercials ever produced.
So, without further ado, let’s pull back the curtains of your home theatre and present the 10 greatest television adverts of the 80s.