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'TV Commercials' Archive

Maybe it’s because I work in advertising, maybe it’s because I’ve got Tivo now so I just watch the ones I want. Either way, I find myself appreciating commercials more and more. The good ones anyway.

Do it. Feel it. The All Bran 10 Day Challenge

Who’d have thought a commercial this gloriously inappropriate would come from a healthy breakfast cereal. It’s not so obvious that everyone will notice the interesting visual metaphors, which makes it even better.

Update: It looks like You Tube could stand to take the 10 Day Challenge since how it chooses to display videos is a little irregular. Click here to view.


Like a Pancake Stack…

TV commercial for Carl’s Jr. This is marvelous. Making fun of white girls rules.


Learn to Dance with Carlton Banks

This is an old TV commercial from ‘85 starring a very young Alfonso Ribeiro (better known as Carlton Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air). Who knew he was such a skilled dancer? I guess that explains his skills on the show:


Foreign Ad Watch: Ceiling Tiles or Tragic Love Story?

This ad is from who knows where Thailand and it’s awesome. Two very Geico-esque geckos fall in love. Their affair is cut short when one takes a gruesome fall. Heartbreak and tragedy on a truly Shakespearian level ensues. Surprisingly sad and graphic, this spot is equally hilarious in how much the men sympathize. “Don’t jump!”


Foreign Ad Watch: Sprite Zero in Argentina

This is the hotness you get without mid-western focus groups. I’m not sure what the commercial means, but I know I like it.


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