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Old TV Ads Looking Ridiculous

23 June 15

Looking back at TV ads from the past, like this 1960s one for Jell-o, can often make us cringe. What were they thinking coming up with such a blatantly racist theme? Some say it was a simpler time, and that getting the message across in a simple way needed stereotypes. Nowadays, more travel has broadened our horizons, and advertisers could never get away with using such imagery.

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