After These Messages: Pine Sol with LJ

Fun Fact: We went for Pine-Sol because LJ originally thought that the Vice President in charge of racing was the face of Pine-Sol before rewatching Motocrossed, but it turned out not to be the case.

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LJ is back to talk Pine-Sol and Michael Cunio and Supercrossed, the motocross movie made by the same guy a few years later.

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LJ wanted to make sure everyone knew that she likes to ride bicycles and not motorbikes, by the way. You can check out some of her bicycle related adventures on Instagram where she is Randonnista.

Fun Fact: We went for Pine-Sol because LJ originally thought that the Vice President in charge of racing was the face of Pine-Sol before rewatching Motocrossed, but it turned out not to be the case. The VP of racing was Aloma Wright, and the face of Pine-Sol for the past 30 years has been Diane Amos. Still, LJ remembered Pine-Sol ads being a constant in many eras of her life, so we decided to take a look!

We started with this 1990s commercial.

Then this one from 1997.

And this one from 1996.

Then we watched this one from 1994 with a tiny Tahj Mowry in it!

This one is prescient! Little Tahj would star in Smart Guy, a show about a super smart kid just a few years later.

Finally, we watched a spot from 2020, because, yep, the Pine-Sol ads are still featuring Diane Amos even now! What a run!

After that tour de Pine-Sol, we decided to check out the musical stylings of the evil French motocross rider, René Cartier, or Michael Cunio as people who aren’t familiar with Motocrossed might call him…

Our discussion of Michael Cunio spiraled into talking about studying abroad, sparkling wine vs. Champagne, and Julia’s favorite French candy.

Julia on the beach in 2016, carrying 20 packets of Kit Kat Ball after having discovered that St. Martin counts as part of actual France, and thus carries Kit Kat Ball. VICTORY.

Lastly, we watched this trailer for Supercross.

We decided we would prefer not to watch the whole of this one. We’ll stick with Motocrossed. We do appreciate that Channing Tatum’s character is named Rowdy Sparks, though.