6 Awesome TV Adverts From The 80s [Watch Videos]

5. PG Tips

Year 1988.  Since the 1950’s the much loved tea loving chimps became icons of the PG Tips brand.  This particular chimp family featured in PG Tips ads until 2003, when it was admitted that the use of trained chimps in adverts was a tad bit controversial, now they prefer the knitted kind.  Still, this TV advert is something that will be connected with the 80s television forever…

6. Smiths Quavers

Year: 1989. The ‘curly tasting’ cheesy crisp that has survived the test of time.  Colin Curly, the very energetic dog who features in this advert was voiced by Lenny Henry, who during the 80s featured in many tv ads.  Not surprising given that voice.  A bit surreal but yes, memorable…