This imported series was arguably the Russia’s first sci-fi cult classic. It was a serialized television series which ran from 1983-1987 on a few state-owned Russian and Ukrainian television stations after midnight. Unfortunately public utilities often restricted television broadcast signals at that hour, so the series had almost no viewers.
From our archives, this commercial features a series of robot toys. The large robot has several sayings, shoots missiles and is operated via wired remote control.
From our archives: The Red Injun Cigarette Company launched a number of ads in foreign markets – Eastern Europe and South America mostly – and ran them during children’s cartoon time. Their products were marketed as adding to a man’s virility.