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12 TV Commercials Every Torontonian Knows All Too Well

A few months ago, I came out with an article entitled 7 TV Commercials From The 90's Every Canadian Knows All Too Well, which featured iconic PSAs from the good ol' days. From house hippos and "don't you put it in your mouth" to African Lion Safari and Aidan cutting his sister in half again, commercials have proven their uncanny ability to get stuck in our heads and stay there for a very, very long time.

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Some commercials have lasted the test of time, more so than those 90's PSAs. For the most part, it's their jingles that make them so recognizable. Here are # iconic TV commercials every Torontonian knows all too well:

Note: Some of the following videos only consist of audio, but they should still be recognizable nonetheless.

Oliver Jewellery

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSQVVHyvOZU

Diamond & Diamond Personal Injury Lawyers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCEoCHJjxko

Barapp Law

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrc427RJJp0

Capital Direct

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iupSr0SWxhU

Harold the Jewellery Buyer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHv6t9L5PAE

(FYI: He's "Harold the Mortgage Closer" now)

Sleep Country Canada

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pOJ9driBVM

Sell Off Vacations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCFX0ZgPcmw

Oren Is Better

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66Dxc74yxC0

Cellino & Barnes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qhb9_LF7vI

United Furniture Warehouse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odtAoIWRtgo

Alarm Force

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awwvKlzAHdw

Pizza Nova

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGXpNpS9aTY

Honourable Mention: Rockcliff Auto ("No credit checks, no credit checks, we finance everyonnne!"

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