But I have more. Check out this 1950 television ad and see if you don’t have a few, too.
Why is the TV screen round, like a porthole?
Is this how these people dress to watch television?
What exactly is the relationship between the couple and the strapless-green-satin dame posing in front of the TV?
What, pray tell, is that leafy thing on top of the TV? It looks like Carmen Miranda’s nightcap.
Why isn’t anyone even watching the TV? That’s not exactly a ringing endorsement, is it?
Image from the spectacular Duke University digital collection, Ad Access.