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Drink coffee or bad things will happen

This is a series of actual ads from the 1950s. It is awesome. Here’s why they’re like they are

“In 1957, Jim Henson was approached by a Washington, D.C. coffee company to produce ads for Wilkins Coffee. The local stations only had ten seconds for station identification, so the commercials had to be lightning-fast — essentially, eight seconds for the commercial pitch and a two-second shot of the product.”