In 1969, Jack Poet, a Los Angeles Volkswagen dealer. hired Firesign Theater to create a series of television ads for his auto dealership. Six commercials were filmed which aired on KMET.


Jack Poet got in trouble with Volkswagen and its ad agency, because they didn’t care for us wearing insane clothes, getting locked inside VW buses and delivering zany pitches. [1]


Jack Poet Volkswagen Commercial