Peanut Butter and Chocolate: The Food of Nerds

Posted by Michael Pinto on Feb 16, 2009 in Television |

I hadn’t realized just how geek focused the early advertising for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups was until I came across these two spots: The first advert above is from 1980 and has a bit of a Star Wars feeling to it, while 1982 commercial below is inspired by the first generation of home videogames.

Speaking of nerds I had no idea that the original commercial that launched the brand featured Donny Most who would go on play Ralph Malph on Happy Days:

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