The 80’s called … they want their store back. 80’s celebrities invade a RadioShack to take back their old stuff and make room for the RadioShack of the future. If you missed this commercial during yesterday’s Super Bowl, check it out here. A wonderful grouping of some of your favorite 80’s stars from TV and Film including ALF, Cliff Clavin, Kid ‘N Play, the California Raisins, Slim Goodbody, Bubo the Owl, Teen Wolf, Chucky, Hulk Hogan, Erik Estrada, Jason Voorhees, Sgt. Slaughter and more, show up to gut out a dated Radio Shack. The stores are notable for still leaving consumers with a strong impression of the 1980’s and Radio Shack corporate is now re-branding toward a modern day, sleeker look and new technologies.
Click ahead for a cool behind-the-scenes piece on this commercial, plus some additional spots with some of the stars learning about the up-to-date technology you can currently find in Radio Shack. We just want to know, where were the Gremlins!?!?
A RadioShack employee teaches ALF about cell phone features and automation. And Alf teaches a RadioShack employee about music.
A RadioShack employee teaches Jason all about 3D printing. Big mistake.
A RadioShack employee helps Cliff Clavin become the coolest and safest postman on the block with EL wire.
A RadioShack employee teaches Hulk Hogan and Sgt. Slaughter how to sync their aggressive workouts.
Enjoy this behind-the-scenes look at the making of our Super Bowl commercial. Watch your favorite 80’s stars talk about their awesome invasion and everything else that went into the creating the flashback ad.