Retro Pepsi Ad with Pepsi and Pete – The Pepsi Cops


Oh to live back in the day when 12 oz bottle were considered large. Now when you go out into the world they refer to 12 oz as the “child’s small”. And what’s up with Pepsi and Pete? The Pepsi Police? Enforcing flavor and size? Now how did these mascots slip through the cracks?

As it turns out these two cops were used in early cutting edge Advertainment. Check out this comic strip at Zingerding to see these guys in action.

Panel 2, the opening of the story. Pepsi (the bigger fat one) and Pete fall from the sky after passing through “the wrong door” into a magical tropical world of speed-planes and palm trees.

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