10 Advertising Icons We Would Love To See Make A Comeback

These beloved characters stole our hearts, while selling us toilet paper and cheap beer. Check out these trailblazers, and cast your vote for your favorite ad icon to be displayed at Advertising Week starting October 1st.

1. Mr. Whipple

This supermarket manager made sure he was the only one squeezing the Charmin from 1965 to 1989

2. Bud, Wies, and Er

These three all-stars first appeared in 1995 during Super Bowl XXIX and were sadly replaced in 1998 by a couple of lizards.

3. Rosie the Waitress

Nancy Walker brought this New Jersey diner waitress to live from 1970 to 1990.

4. Bacardi and Cola

These guys “got the job done” in 2003.

5. Josephine The Plumber

Jane Withers sold Comet Cleanser for ten years during the ’60s and ’70s.

6. Spuds MacKenzie

Everyones favorite bull terrier showed up during Super Bowl XXI in 1987 and partied hard with Bud Light for two years.

7. The “Where’s the Beef?” Lady

Clara Peller famously asked “where’s the beef?” for Wendy’s in 1984, but was quickly canned in 1985 after declaring in a Prego commercial that she had indeed found the beef.

8. The Cheerios Kid

This clumsy kid from the ’50s and ’60s was always able to save his girlfriend, Sue. But only after eating a bowl of cheerios.

9. Fred The Baker

Michael Vale new exactly when it was “time to make the doughnuts!” from 1982 to 1997.

10. The California Raisins

These claymation creatures sang, danced, and even won an Emmy. Their television career, however, only lasted from 1987 to 1990.

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