Saturday, February 27, 2010

TWQ: Favourite TV Commercials

Those periods between programmes when annoying adverts are shown seem to get longer. TWQ (the Weekend Question) asks about your favourites.

What are your favourite tv commercials? They don't have to be recent ones, and can be from years ago.

My answers are:

The polar bear who does an Elvis impersonation while advertising R Whites Lemonade

The laughing metal aliens who advertise Cadbury's Smash potatoes

The meekrat "Compare de market dot com seemples!" advert

Now it's over to you....

10 comments:

Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

baskin robbins "ice cream and cake in a cake in a cake" but then i bought one and it wasn't all that good...

smiles, bee
xoxoxoxoxoxoxo

Linda said...

Years ago there was a commercial for Parkay margarine in a tub that used to crack me up but I think that was back in the late 70's. These days I find most commercials to just be flat-out annoying I'm afraid.

Fly Girl said...

Oh I don't really pay attention to commercials that much but that SUper Bowl spot with the kid telling his mom's boyfiend not to touch his mama or his Doritos was hillarious.

Susan said...

You and I must be similar in age - remember those clearly as well.

Total not Politically Correct these days, but "Tea Mr Shifter?"
"Dad, do you know the piano's on my foot?"
"You hum it son, I'll play it."

Priceless, it was for tea by the way.

My two year old likes the music from Willy Wonkas Chocolate Factory film that is on a Sky advert we've seen. He always stops playing to listen to it.

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Jean-Luc Picard said...

We must be similar ages, Susan.

I think the 'Mr Shifter' PG Tips ad was the most shown one ever on tv

Michael Manning said...

1.) When Enzo Ferrari was alive, he appeared in a commercial where you heard the gunning of the engine. A passenger door opened and you saw a booted foot drop to the pavement. The camera pulled back to reveal Ferrari himself grinning broadly.

2.) A kid scams an adult in an M&M's commercial by pretending to offer the candy to an adult. He reaches up with an fisted hand and opens it to reveal it is empty!

Monica said...

Crud! I can't think of any!

oh something is wrong with me............

I'll have to reach back into my memory banks for this one! :)

EastCoastLife said...

I do enjoy watching some of the brilliant TV adverts.

Except for some international products, I think the adverts differ country to country.

Some of my favourite ones are in Mandarin.

Fab said...

I love the ones from Duracell: the pink bunny that is stronger than all the other bunnies and can go on for longer (ignore you know...).