Advertising The Most Memorable Ad Slogans of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the slogans from ad campaigns that have stuck with you the most.

This is a list of the stickiest, most memorable tag lines in advertising history. You may not even know or remember some of these companies anymore, but you probably have heard the tagline or jingle. These memorable ad slogans have been subsumed into our cultural subconscious. Upvote the best and catchiest ad slogans below.

From Trix Cereal to PSAs about fire safety, nothing spreads a message quite like a catchy, clever ad campaign. These classic commercials are part of American culture and are known even to generations that came after these ads first aired. Every company is looking to pair popular songs with their TV ads, but making a famous slogan is harder than it sounds.

This list has classic ad campaigns from McDonald's and Apple, as well as more modern memorable ads. After this list, the Subway $5 Footlong song will surely be stuck in your head the rest of the day.

Check out these most memorable ad slogans ever, with videos of the original commercials and see how many you remember watching!

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Where's the beef?

Wendy's

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Lon Harris added Trix are for kids!

Trix Cereal

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They're g-r-r-r-r-eat!

Frosted Flakes

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zxray added Snap! Crackle! Pop!

Rice Krispies

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Melts in your mouth, not in your hands.

M&Ms

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zxray added My bologna has a first name...

Oscar Meyer

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Pardon me, do you have any Grey Poupon?

Grey Poupon

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KirkSaw added Finger lickin' good.

KFC

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zxray added Only YOU can prevent forest fires.

PSA

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It keeps going... and going... and going...

Energizer

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analise.dubner added The quicker picker upper.

Bounty

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KirkSaw added Mmm, mmm, good.

Campbell's Soup

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It takes a licking and keeps on ticking.

Timex

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Just do it.

Nike

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KirkSaw added Got milk?

California Milk Processor Board

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Good to the last drop.

Maxwell House

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This is your brain on drugs.

PSA

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zxray added Sorry, Charlie...

Star-Kist Tuna

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There are some things money can’t buy. For everything else, there’s MasterCard.

MasterCard

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Hero added Skittles: taste the rainbow.

Skittles

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zxray added Mikey likes it!

Life Cereal

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I can’t believe I ate the whole thing.

Alka Seltzer

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KirkSaw added Be all that you can be.

U.S Army

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Please don’t squeeze the Charmin.

Charmin

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Have it your way.

Burger King

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zxray added Yo quiero Taco Bell!

Taco Bell

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Breakfast of champions.

Wheaties

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jonathan7157 added The Best Part of Waking Up

Folgers

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Time to make the donuts.

 Dunkin Donuts

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Great taste, less filling.

Miller Lite

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slumerican added Every kiss begins with Kay.

Kay Jewelers

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Let your fingers do the walking.

Yellow Pages

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zxray added We're looking for a few good men.

United States Marine Corps

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zxray added HEY KOOL-AID!

Kool-Aid

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You’re in good hands with Allstate.

Allstate

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zxray added Rice a Roni, the San Fransico treat!

Rice a Roni

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KirkSaw added The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.

ABC Wide World of Sports

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Beef. It’s what’s for dinner.

Beef Council

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Don't leave home without it.

American Express

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jonathan7157 added Give Me A Break

Kit Kat

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With a name like Smucker’s, it has to be good.

Smucker's

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zxray added Keep America beautiful.

PSA

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Have a Coke and smile.

Coca Cola

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jonathan7157 added Pizza Pizza

Little Caesars

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zxray added Butter... Butter... Parkay!

Parkay Margarine

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When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight.

FedEx

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IaranFC added Ba da ba ba ba, I'm lovin' it!

McDonald's

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analise.dubner added A diamond is forever.

De Biers

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zxray added Do you know where your children are?

PSA

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zxray added Calgon! Take me away!

Calgon