7 Memorable Moments in the Dubious History of Product Placement

Decades after E.T., brand mentions still feel awkward

Remember when you had to wait until the commercial break to be bombarded with brand marketing? Probably not, since product placement has been a Hollywood addiction since the 1980s.

@griner david.griner@adweek.com David Griner is Adweek's international editor and host of the Adweek podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad."