This totally excellent computer animated television commercial for Hawaiian Punch was created in 1987 by Omnibus/Abel, the ill-fated company born from the merger of Omnibus Computer Graphics with computer animation pioneer Robert Abel's Abel and Associates.
From Vintage CG:
Rarely seen is this full 90 second version.... Music is by Mark Mothersbaugh (of DEVO), who later admitted to embedding a subliminal message: "Sugar is bad for you."
Excerpts from the commercial later turned up in the classic computer animation VHS compilation "Beyond the Mind’s Eye," the content of which you can enjoy below:
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Tiago Teixeira set Massive Attack’s “Teardrop” against the award-winning short movie “Happy Valentine’s Day”, directed by the Neymarc Brothers. It matches so well in mood and tone; the originals follow below. Here’s a “behind the scenes” on Happy Valentine’s Day’s entirely-digital setting:
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