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Classic TV Show Vacuum Product Placement Appearances
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Post# 129367   3/28/2011 at 01:47 (4,714 days old) by Automatic-Shift ()        

Hi, I was thinking back about what vacuums were on what tv shows I loved, and remembered a few...The Partridge Family (two vacuums, one, Hoover Convertible 719, and a Regina upright with a Houndstooth bag), The Jeffersons (Hoover Elite Convertible), The Brady Bunch (Hoover Model 1070), Lidsville (a flying Hoover Convertible 1070), Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, The Dick Van Dyke Show, and That Girl all have Hoover DAM. I remember some others, but that's a few...Can anyone think of any others from their favorite shows? Ron :)

Post# 129371 , Reply# 1   3/28/2011 at 06:45 (4,713 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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I also remember seeing Alice use an Electrolux Model E on the Brady Bunch. On the Dick Van Dyke Show, there's one scene where Rob is vacuuming with a Hoover Convertible after Richie tracks mud into the house. I also remember Hazel using a Royal upright.

Post# 129372 , Reply# 2   3/28/2011 at 06:46 (4,713 days old) by arh1953 ( River Park, in Port St. Lucie, Florida)        
General Electric on "Leave It To Beaver"

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I don't know when, but maybe the season that the Cleavers moved into the really nice house, (1959) General Electric showed up in the kitchen, the hi-fi in about 1960, and the Swivel-Top right around then. My current avatar has their stereo console!

Post# 129414 , Reply# 3   3/28/2011 at 09:30 (4,713 days old) by henry200 (Saint Paul MN)        
good trivia question!

I remember a GE rolleasy on Father Knows Best, Hazel using a Lux XXX camonflaged inside a box to look like some kind of new space-age model, and Wilbur on Mr. Ed using an airway model with the 4 runners.

And then there are all the old movies...yikes, I could spend all day trying to remember these vacuum cameo appearances!

What was the movie with the butler cleaning the drapes using the dusting tools with a Hoover, something like a 700-ish model?


Post# 129415 , Reply# 4   3/28/2011 at 09:32 (4,713 days old) by arh1953 ( River Park, in Port St. Lucie, Florida)        

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If it was the 1940s, maybe "Curse of The Cat People"?

Post# 129417 , Reply# 5   3/28/2011 at 09:37 (4,713 days old) by kenkart ()        
Aunt Bee

Used a Convertible on Andy Griffith

Post# 129429 , Reply# 6   3/28/2011 at 12:02 (4,713 days old) by HooverCelebrity (Germany)        

There was also a fabulous scene on Andy Griffith where Aunt Bea carried a model 85 Constellation out of the room.. it was a color episode, so you could see the beautiful pink and white Constellation briefly..

~Fred


Post# 129435 , Reply# 7   3/28/2011 at 12:51 (4,713 days old) by sanimatic ()        

In an early "That Girl" she used a Hoover Convertible. Seems to me it was a 69. This might have been the same one that Aunt Bee and Dick Van Dyke used as they were filmed at the same studio. On the Brady Bunch, wasn't it a 1020?

Post# 129438 , Reply# 8   3/28/2011 at 13:03 (4,713 days old) by Automatic-Shift ()        
1020

Hi, 1020 may be right. I think I confused myself. Thanks.


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