The 22 Jingles New Englanders Can Never Forget (No Matter How Hard We Try)

Who do you call when your windshield’s busted? And how does Dinger do it? Where should you go for a whale of a time? And what should you do if you’re injured in an auto accident?

If you grew up around here, you can answer these questions, in jingle form. Here’s a look back at 22 of the jingles and catchy commercials that made TV viewing in New England about a lot more than just watching Ubu sit, over and over and over again.

1. Star Market: “See what makes us shine’’

2. Lotto Line: “It’s the Lotto Line’’


3. New England Aquarium: “I can walk like a penguin!’’

4. Dunkin’ Donuts: “Time to make the donuts’’

5. Foxwoods: “The wonder of it all’’

6. Museum of Science: “This is the captain speaking! Come in Earth!’’

7. Stop & Shop: “It’s time to Stop & Shop’’

8. Water Country: “Have some fun!’’

9. Bob’s Discount Furniture: “Come on down!’’

10. Story Land: “Where fantasy lives’’

11. Boch Oldsmobile: “Come on down!’’

12. Giant Glass: “Who do you call when your windshield’s busted?’’

13. Whalom Park: “For a whale of a time!’’

14. Tweeter: “For times like these’’

15. Dave Dinger Ford: “How does Dinger do it?’’

16. New England Telephone: “We’re the ones for you, New England’’

17. Baybank: “My Baybank card, it just keeps getting better’’

18. Jim Sokolove: “If you’re injured in an auto accident …’’

19. Wachusett Mountain: “Wa, Wa Wachusett’’

20. Bernie & Phyl’s: “Quality, comfort and price. That’s nice.’’

21. Rocky Point: “Raw-Kee Point!’’

22. Boston Herald: “Boston moves to the Herald’’

If anyone has audio of The Boston Herald’s unforgettable radio ad that forever cemented “423-4545’’ in our collective memory, please email [email protected]!

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