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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Melts in your mouth, not in your hands.

M&Ms

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zxray added Snap! Crackle! Pop!

Rice Krispies

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

Energizer

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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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KirkSaw added Mmm, mmm, good.

Campbell's Soup

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analise.dubner added The quicker picker upper.

Bounty

The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History

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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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Good to the last drop.

Maxwell House

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This is your brain on drugs.

PSA

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KirkSaw added Got milk?

California Milk Processor Board

Fun Jobs That Pay Well

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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

The Most Annoying Local Southern California Commercials

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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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zxray added Yo quiero Taco Bell!

Taco Bell

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Breakfast of champions.

Wheaties

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Have it your way.

Burger King

The Most Overrated Actors of All Time

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Time to make the donuts.

 Dunkin Donuts

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jonathan7157 added The Best Part of Waking Up

Folgers

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jonathan7157 added Give Me A Break

Kit Kat

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Great taste, less filling.

Miller Lite

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

United States Marine Corps

The Best Reality TV Shows Ever

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Let your fingers do the walking.

Yellow Pages

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zxray added HEY KOOL-AID!

Kool-Aid

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slumerican added Every kiss begins with Kay.

Kay Jewelers

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zxray added Rice a Roni, the San Fransico treat!

Rice a Roni

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You’re in good hands with Allstate.

Allstate

The 10 Grossest Body Growths (Warning: Graphic Images)

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Beef. It’s what’s for dinner.

Beef Council

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

ABC Wide World of Sports

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jonathan7157 added Pizza Pizza

Little Caesars

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Don't leave home without it.

American Express

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zxray added Keep America beautiful.

PSA

Shows That May Be Just Too Scary For TV

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

Smucker's

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

Parkay Margarine

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Have a Coke and smile.

Coca Cola

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

McDonald's

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When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight.

FedEx

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analise.dubner added A diamond is forever.

De Biers

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KirkSaw added Rolaids spells relief.

Rolaids

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zxray added Do you know where your children are?

PSA