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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302 98
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Where's the beef?

Wendy's

2
238 84
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Lon Harris added Trix are for kids!

Trix Cereal

3
241 54
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They're g-r-r-r-r-eat!

Frosted Flakes

4
137 26
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zxray added Snap! Crackle! Pop!

Rice Krispies

5
208 68
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Melts in your mouth, not in your hands.

M&Ms

6
146 53
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zxray added My bologna has a first name...

Oscar Meyer

7
154 66
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KirkSaw added Finger lickin' good.

KFC

8
174 90
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Pardon me, do you have any Grey Poupon?

Grey Poupon

9
144 48
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It keeps going... and going... and going...

Energizer

10
127 27
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zxray added Only YOU can prevent forest fires.

PSA

11
136 68
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analise.dubner added The quicker picker upper.

Bounty

12
138 58
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KirkSaw added Mmm, mmm, good.

Campbell's Soup

13
161 75
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It takes a licking and keeps on ticking.

Timex

14
186 79
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Just do it.

Nike

15
126 47
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KirkSaw added Got milk?

California Milk Processor Board

16
122 53
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Good to the last drop.

Maxwell House

17
137 65
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This is your brain on drugs.

PSA

18
92 44
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zxray added Sorry, Charlie...

Star-Kist Tuna

19
138 69
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Hero added Skittles: taste the rainbow.

Skittles

20
138 79
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There are some things money can’t buy. For everything else, there’s MasterCard.

MasterCard

21
87 40
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zxray added Mikey likes it!

Life Cereal

22
112 81
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I can’t believe I ate the whole thing.

Alka Seltzer

23
106 55
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KirkSaw added Be all that you can be.

U.S Army

24
105 76
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Please don’t squeeze the Charmin.

Charmin

25
99 58
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Have it your way.

Burger King

26
77 36
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zxray added Yo quiero Taco Bell!

Taco Bell

27
100 55
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Breakfast of champions.

Wheaties

28
97 85
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Time to make the donuts.

 Dunkin Donuts

29
64 40
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slumerican added

Kay Jewelers

30
88 65
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Great taste, less filling.

Miller Lite

31
87 64
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Let your fingers do the walking.

Yellow Pages

32
69 41
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zxray added HEY KOOL-AID!

Kool-Aid

33
87 58
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You’re in good hands with Allstate.

Allstate

34
65 38
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zxray added We're looking for a few good men.

United States Marine Corps

35
27 3
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jonathan7157 added The Best Part of Waking Up

Folgers

36
59 36
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zxray added Rice a Roni, the San Fransico treat!

Rice a Roni

37
74 57
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Beef. It’s what’s for dinner.

Beef Council

38
70 61
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KirkSaw added The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.

ABC Wide World of Sports

39
23 3
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jonathan7157 added Give Me A Break

Kit Kat

40
73 68
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Don't leave home without it.

American Express

41
65 59
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With a name like Smucker’s, it has to be good.

Smucker's

42
25 4
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jonathan7157 added

Little Caesars

43
40 34
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zxray added Keep America beautiful.

PSA

44
69 74
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Have a Coke and smile.

Coca Cola

45
53 45
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zxray added Butter... Butter... Parkay!

Parkay Margarine

46
28 18
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IaranFC added Ba da ba ba ba, I'm lovin' it!

McDonald's

47
60 69
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When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight.

FedEx

48
28 21
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eilish added 15 Minutes Can Save You 15% Or More

Geico

49
62 75
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analise.dubner added A diamond is forever.

De Biers

50
50 54
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zxray added Calgon! Take me away!

Calgon