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The Partridge Family for Rice Krispies

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Here’s a commercial for Rice Krispies featuring the cast of The Partridge Family in character. I’m not familiar enough with the series to be able to say whether this was a “sponsor commercial” that was only aired in conjunction with the series or if it was a traditional commercial. Nor can I say if David Cassidy is actually singing during the commercial.

Notice that unlike the rest of the cast, Susan Dey is only in the background, nor do the lyrics don’t mention her character’s name the way they do the others. Brian Forster appears as Chris Partridge in the commercial, meaning it is not from the first season (1970-1971) when Jeremy Gelbwaks played Chris.

Sandy Duncan for Nabisco Wheat Thins

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Here’s a commercial for Nabisco Wheat Thins featuring actress Sandy Duncan. Duncan starred in a number of commercials for Wheat Thins during the 1970s and 1980s. Apparently, she’s a big fan of the crackers. This particular commercial is from the 1970s. The last few seconds are cut off.