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

2
216 79
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Lon Harris added Trix are for kids!

Trix Cereal

3
220 48
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They're g-r-r-r-r-eat!

Frosted Flakes

4
123 21
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zxray added Snap! Crackle! Pop!

Rice Krispies

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193 59
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Melts in your mouth, not in your hands.

M&Ms

6
132 43
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zxray added My bologna has a first name...

Oscar Meyer

7
165 79
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Pardon me, do you have any Grey Poupon?

Grey Poupon

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111 20
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zxray added Only YOU can prevent forest fires.

PSA

9
130 43
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It keeps going... and going... and going...

Energizer

10
153 65
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It takes a licking and keeps on ticking.

Timex

11
137 63
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KirkSaw added Finger lickin' good.

KFC

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129 52
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KirkSaw added Mmm, mmm, good.

Campbell's Soup

Celebrities Who Weren't Born Where You Think

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126 63
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analise.dubner added The quicker picker upper.

Bounty

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16 0
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jonathan7157 added Pizza Pizza

Little Caesars

15
177 77
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Just do it.

Nike

16
118 47
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Good to the last drop.

Maxwell House

17
119 44
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KirkSaw added Got milk?

California Milk Processor Board

Celebrities Who Fell Into Homelessness

18
130 59
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This is your brain on drugs.

PSA

19
87 37
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zxray added Sorry, Charlie...

Star-Kist Tuna

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14 0
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jonathan7157 added The Best Part of Waking Up

Folgers

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83 34
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zxray added Mikey likes it!

Life Cereal

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133 73
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There are some things money can’t buy. For everything else, there’s MasterCard.

MasterCard

The Best TV Shows Streaming On Hulu

23
130 64
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Hero added Skittles: taste the rainbow.

Skittles

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109 71
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I can’t believe I ate the whole thing.

Alka Seltzer

25
102 68
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Please don’t squeeze the Charmin.

Charmin

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100 50
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KirkSaw added Be all that you can be.

U.S Army

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73 28
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zxray added Yo quiero Taco Bell!

Taco Bell

The 20 Hottest Girls You Probably Remember from Commercials

28
93 76
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Time to make the donuts.

 Dunkin Donuts

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93 50
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Breakfast of champions.

Wheaties

30
90 54
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Have it your way.

Burger King

31
67 33
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zxray added HEY KOOL-AID!

Kool-Aid

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64 31
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zxray added We're looking for a few good men.

United States Marine Corps

The Very Best Business Magazines, Ranked

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85 56
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Let your fingers do the walking.

Yellow Pages

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84 56
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Great taste, less filling.

Miller Lite

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55 34
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slumerican added Every kiss begins with Kay.

Kay Jewelers

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57 31
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zxray added Rice a Roni, the San Fransico treat!

Rice a Roni

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67 54
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KirkSaw added The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.

ABC Wide World of Sports

The Greatest And Completely True Keanu Reeves Stories Ever Told

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80 55
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You’re in good hands with Allstate.

Allstate

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70 52
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Beef. It’s what’s for dinner.

Beef Council

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39 27
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zxray added Keep America beautiful.

PSA

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51 36
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zxray added Butter... Butter... Parkay!

Parkay Margarine

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62 54
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With a name like Smucker’s, it has to be good.

Smucker's

The Best Cosmetic Brands

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69 63
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Don't leave home without it.

American Express

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65 67
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Have a Coke and smile.

Coca Cola

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36 27
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zxray added Do you know where your children are?

PSA

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57 63
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When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight.

FedEx

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46 43
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KirkSaw added Rolaids spells relief.

Rolaids

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46 46
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zxray added Calgon! Take me away!

Calgon

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59 68
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analise.dubner added A diamond is forever.

De Biers

50
21 12
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IaranFC added Ba da ba ba ba, I'm lovin' it!

McDonald's