Pepsi Pictures

1st Logo (1951-1956)

Nicknames: "The Pepsi Family", "The Smiling Pepsi Cans"
Logo: We see WarnerBrosFan2009 go into the kitchen and open the refrigerator and finds a box of Pepsi cans. They all smile at him as the text Pepsi Pictures
fades in above the Pepsi cans in Copperplate font and below dissolves in A Unit of The Pepsi-Cola Company in Silom font.
Variants:

  • The closing theme of the TV show plays over the logo's music.
  • On some episodes of Dragnet, the logo is on a black background.
FX: The Pepsi cans smiling.

Cheesy Factor: None, great CGI animation!

Music/Sounds: A jazzy piano tune.

Availability: Ultra-rare, seen only on Dragnet.

Scare Factor: None, unless you're afraid of jazzy pianos.

2nd logo (1956-1961)
Nicknames: "The Dancing Pepsi Can", "Pepsi Wallpaper", "Rockstar Pepsi"
Logo: We see a dancing Pepsi can as Pepsi Pictures slides to the right in Papyrus font. Then, A Unit of the Pepsi-Cola Company slides to the left in Zapfino font.

Variants:

  • On the last season of "Twenty One" game type of music plays over the logo's music.
  • On the first season of "77 Sunset Strip" the closing theme plays over the logo's music.
  • On "Armchair Theatre" the logos shows after it is an in-credit text.
  • Sometimes the logo is an in-credit text.

FX: The Pepsi can dancing.

Cheesy Factor: Low, really.

Music/Sounds: A 5-note rock tune repeating itself.

Availability: Common, seen on TV shows during the era such as, "Twenty One", "77 Sunset Strip", and "Armchair Theatre".

Scare Factor: None, it's a funny logo.

3rd Logo (1961-1967)

Nicknames: "Pepsi Waves"

Logo: We see an ocean full of Pepsi make waves as they reveal Pepsi Pictures and a purple byline in Impact font.


Bylines:
  • 1961-1965: A Unit of The Pepsi-Cola Company
  • 1965-1967: A Unit of PepsiCo, Inc.


Variant: There was a 10th Anniversary variant in 1961.

FX: The Pepsi waves and the revealing of Pepsi Pictures and a byline.

Cheesy Factor: None, great animation in the logo.

Music/Sounds: Silent.

Availability: Again, seen on TV shows of the era.

Scare Factor: None, there isn't anything to worry about.

4th Logo (1967-1972)

Nicknames: "Pepsi vs. SunnyD"

Logo: We see Pepsi and SunnyD arguing then they start to battle each other. Pepsi slams SunnyD into the camera. SunnyD sends Pepsi flying away screaming but then, flies back and smashes SunnyD. Pepsi Pictures and A Unit of PepsiCo, Inc. write themselves in with a Chalkboard font. Then we see Pepsi getting a kung-fu trophy.

Variant: There was a still version of the logo.

FX: Pepsi and SunnyD fighting, the slamming into the camera, SunnyD sending Pepsi flying away screaming, Pepsi smashing SunnyD, and Pepsi getting the kung-fu trophy.

Cheesy Factor: Medium.

Music/Sounds: A dramatic synth tune.

Availability: Rare, is seen on "Good Morning, World", and "The Carol Burnett Show"

Scare Factor: Medium to High, the dramatic synth tune will scare more than plenty, the slamming into the camera will also startle some. But compared to the next logo, this logo is nothing, so be prepared for it!

5th Logo (1972-1981)

Nicknames: "Pepsi Can of Doom", "Pepmare", "PEPSI!", "Viacom's Wrath", "The Pepsi Can of Final Judgment"

Logo: We see Pepsi Pictures and A Unit of PepsiCo, Inc.zooms in with a Headline font at fast speed. Then a giant Pepsi can starts to zoom in. As it gets closer it goes faster and the screen goes black while it still zooms in!

Variants:

  • There were the film-o-vision and videotaped versions of the logo.
  • There was a warp speed version of this logo.

FX: The words and the Pepsi can zooming in.

Cheesy Factor: It can range from Low to Medium.

Music/Sounds: The Viacom 1976-1986 jingle and the Screen Gems 1965-1974 jingle combined, then the Dramatic Chipmunk theme at the end!

Availability: Uncommon, seen on some shows of the era.

Scare Factor: HEART ATTACK!!!THIS IS VIACOM'S WRATH! THIS GAVE PEOPLE THE MOST NIGHTMARES OF ALL! THE MUSIC SCARES EVERYONE! THE ZOOMING IN WILL ALSO SCARE EVERYONE! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

6th Logo (1981-1997)

Nicknames: "A Welcome Change", "Pepsi Can of Boredom"

Logo: Just a still image of the previous logo.

Variants:

  • The closing theme of the show sometimes plays over the logo sometimes.
  • There was a 30th Anniversary variant.
  • In 1987 Sometimes the logo is seen beside the 1987 Coca-Cola Telecommunications logo.

FX: None.

Cheesy Factor: Minimal.

Music/Sounds: Silent.

Availability: Scarce.

Scare Factor: None, this is a welcome change from the dreaded "Pepsi Can of Doom".

7th logo (1997-2005)

Nicknames: "Pepsi in Space"

Logo: We see a Pepsi can in a spaceship flying to the moon. It is going to hunt aliens. The space ship lands on the moon. The Pepsi can destroys the aliens. It writes Pepsi Pictures and A Unit of PepsiCo, Inc. in Krungthep font. Then, the Pepsi can flies back to Earth.

Variants:

  • There was a still version of the logo.
  • There was a 50th Anniversary variant.

FX: The Pepsi can flying in the spaceship, the aliens being destroyed, and the company name being written out.

Cheesy Factor: CHEESE ME! This looks drawn by a kid!

Music/Sounds: The spaceship, the sounds of the bullets being fired, and the pencil writing out the company name.

Availability: Ultra-Common, seen on every TV show of the era. This logo also plasters some logos, too.

Scare Factor: None to Minimal, this logo is not scary.

8th Logo (2005-2011)

Nicknames: "Pepsi in the City"

Logo: We see a Pepsi can hanging out in New York City. Pepsi Pictures and A Unit of PepsiCo fade in with a Marker Felt font.

FX: The Pepsi Can hanging out, and the text fading in.

Cheesy Factor: None.

Music/Sounds: City-like music.

Availability: Same as above.

Scare Factor: None.
Logo 9
(2011-)

Logo: A pepsi logo spins around and stops and someone offscreen says "Mmm-Mmm-Mmmmmmm... Pepsiiiiiiiiii....)" Then, the words "Pepsi Pictures: and the PepsiCo byline fade in below.

FX/SFX: TBA