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Junior Spacemen Beg Mothers to Buy Vegetable Juice They Won't Drink

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In what must be the most unappetizing breakfast combination since soylent green and cream soda, two junior spacemen (no girls allowed!) chase their Cheerios with V-8 juice in this commercial from 1960. Why? Because they needed a box top and can label to get a "moon rocket" game.

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Illustration for article titled Junior Spacemen Beg Mothers to Buy Vegetable Juice They Wont Drink

Watch the whole thing at the Prelinger Archives. (Obsessive detail: They don't appear to be using the premier flatware of futuristic astronauts. So unchic!)

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Director's cut: an end shot of little Timmy pouring 3 oz of vodka in his V8.