1995: "With America Online, you can point and click your way across the Internet!"

1995: A man shocks his friend by using AOL to find kayaking friends online. "All you need is a computer and a regular phone line."

1998: A new AOL ad promises "no more computer mumbo-jumbo."

2004: AOL's release of version 9.0 coincided with the last known footage of a human being who is excited to receive an AOL disk in the mail. (There are also cameos by Jerry Stiller and Snoop Dogg.)