Santa Claus is coming to town. He sees you when you're sleeping and knows how to sell you tons of crap when you're awake. Decades ago, advertisers used the holiday as a way to push consumers tons of healthy gifts like cigarettes, alcohol and guns. That all sounds pretty cool, but after thinking about it for a bit, we started to realize how creepy and inappropriate some of these vintage holiday ads actually were. From awful tobacco endorsements to straight up sexist ads that predate the women's rights movement, we've gathered a collection of the best of the worst.
Continue to see a gallery of Vintage Holiday Ads That Would Never Fly Today.