Enjoy this selection of Retro Commercial for Skippers

I had never heard of “Skippers” until I moved to the Seattle area. I have seen several locations now in the Northwest, but I have still not tried any of them (I still cannot prioritize seafood over burgers or pizza).

This regional chain, which started in the late sixties, seems to be going pretty strong again today, although they seemed to have some difficulties about a decade ago. While they might be doing well now, but the best time for Skippers was in the eighties, when they ran commercials like these:


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