Below are just a few of the most memorable ads in New Orleans, some older and some newer. Which ones do you remember most? Are there any you would you add? Comment below or Tweet us @herofarm with your thoughts.
See The Special Man – Frankie & Johnny’s Furniture
If you’re from New Orleans, you love this ad “with noooo problem.”
18-25 – Rosenberg’s
You may have never been to Rosenberg’s, but if you’re from New Orleans you will always know where it could be found.
Taste The Difference – McKenzie’s
It’s said that the way to a person’s heart is through his or her stomach… and McKenzie’s filled both with joy. If a business could be royalty, then this beloved bakery was king of the Crescent City.
1826 North Broad – Seafood City
They may not have won any Academy Awards, but Seafood City’s whimsical commercials and hand waving sign-off won the hearts of locals.
Great Work of Art – Aucoin Hart
From the consistent background music to the signature slogan at the end, generations of locals have known Aucoin Hart as a landmark in the local jewelry industry.
Save You Money – Michael Hebert Furniture
Money doesn’t grow on trees, but Michael Hebert sure made it seem that way with his all-too-familiar way of “making it rain.”
At The Beach – Pontchartrain Beach
From 1928-1983, Ponchartrain Beach amusement park was one of the area’s great local treasures, offering generations of food, fun and memorable times.
One Call – Morris Bart
Morris Bart himself may not actually take many cases anymore, but his law firm is more than alive and well as one of the most remembered and easily recalled in the region.
I’m Dealin’ – Deal’N Doug’s
In an industry where car dealer commercials can be bland, boring and all seem the same, Deal’N Doug’s bucked the trend with spots that show the owner’s personality in a New Orleans kind of way.
It’s Party Time – Six Flags New Orleans
While Six Flags didn’t last long in New Orleans, the visual of a old, feeble man turning into a dancing phenom will last forever in the minds of locals.
Before You Accept a Quick Check – Michael Hingle
If you ever accept a quick check after an accident, locals can believe Michael Hingle will come flying down with a wrestling-style elbow to your back for that mistake.
A Gift From Boudreaux’s Jewelers – Boudreaux’s Jewelers
While the Boudreaux’s name may not have the impact of some of the other local jewelers, it does scream born in New Orleans… and that says it all.
That’s a good truck – Dubb Herring Chrysler
Cars, and trucks, and campers! Oh, my! If a local has ever kicked the tire of a vehicle you can rest assured this commercial has popped into his or her head. (aka Paw Paw’s Camper City)
Our Business Stinks – River Parish Disposal
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and to locals this memorable piece making light of a “disgusting” industry is pure gold.
You’re the one – A-1 Appliance & Electronics
While the letter A and the number 1 find themselves atop their respective groups, this catchy little diddy helps shoot this familiar brand up among some of the most memorable slogans in New Orleans.
• “Love that chicken.” – Popeyes
• “When fry’n call Bryans.” – Bryans United Air Conditioning
• “Let us PEEP in your pipes.” – Pipes “R” Us Plumbing
• “Buy from a Tiger.” – Eric Hill Nissan
• “It’s all diamonds at Rrrrramseys.” – Ramsey Diamond Jewelers
• “Cha-Ching!” – Rally’s Hamburgers
• “Thrill her at Hiller.” – Hiller Jewelry
• “Our name says it all!” – Best Chevrolet
• “Put the Womac on ’em.” – Edward Womac Law Firm
• “The dealership that’s different.” – Royal Honda
• “Crystalize it.” – Crystal Hot Sauce
• “One love.” – Cane’s Chicken Fingers
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