By MitchellI'm paraphrasing here, but someone once suggested that the best Christmas commercials were those that advertised a product you wouldn't buy the other eleven months of the year.
If that is the case, then among the best were Norelco's charming "Nöelco" commercials, the ones that started with Santa flying in on a Norelco shaver. Remember them? Here's an example from the 60s:
And here's a later one, from the 70s:
It's certainly a sign of age when we remember commercials that we find more entertaining than much of what passes for "entertainment" on television today!