Star Wars Peace Shield SDI commercial from the year 1987
You gotta love the 80s, especially now that we can look back on it with rose-tinted glasses. Which is what it takes to comprehend the saccharine sweet naivety behind this ad created to explain, and justify, the bizarre decision by then President Ronald Reagan to launch a missile defense system based in the heavens. Ah, yes, bliss is ignorance. Or something like that.