Friday, February 26, 2010


In the late 1970s, the Coca-Cola Company boycotted the NBC late-night comedy show Saturday Night Live for several years. The giant soda company was retaliating against a frequent character of comedian John Belushi, a Greek restaurant owner who repeatedly said to customers, "No Coke - Pepsi," thus saying the rival company’s name dozens of times within each skit.

2 comments:

mrs. miss alaineus said...

i have so been there!!!!!! one of my most memorable chicago trips, when i stayed in wrigleyville and also learned how to navigate the el!


xxalainaxx

Bucko (a.k.a., Ken) said...

I so miss John :o(