The 1980s were a simpler time when we could appreciate a commercial about Lil’ Tommy Edison unencumbered by the stories of him electrocuting elephants or by comparisons of him to the more brilliant Lil’ Nicky Tesla.
I remember this ad because I thought they really nailed the casting with this kid. I had a few pictures of Edison in my home library and this kid captured his look perfectly. The end, with its ode to the dog Nipper from “His Masters Voice” that was used in several recording company logos, makes for a great little easter egg.
Latest posts by The Retroist (see all)
- 1984 Pay N Save Coupon Book - September 10, 2017
- Remember when Mickey Mouse decided to commit suicide? - August 30, 2017
- Dukes of Hazzard Boss Hogg Action Figure - August 23, 2017