10 Commericals that are Exercises in WTF

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You know those ads you see that make you stop and go “what the hell were they on when they made that?” Yeah, those are these ads. The ads that you think you could throw wet bread slices at notecards on a wall, and make an ad about whatever they stick to.

Here are ten of the most bizarre I could find, send me any more if you’ve got ’em.

1) Starburst<3’s Spirited Fellows

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYX_zhlTDr8

We need more people like this in the world. I’m serious.

2) Fresh Air Gum <3’s Ice Farting Squirrels

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfABnAS5i9Q

It’s like some bizzaro world version of Smokey the Bear. Do NOT try to fart out your campfires. It won’t go well.

3) DirectTV<3’s Supervillains

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OXGTfOPN0k

This is actually pretty awesome, but I found myself constantly wondering how many copyright laws they were breaking.

4) Skittles <3’s Singing Rabbits

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6nDyeV0i6w

I had a rapping duck once that I gave away because it was racist. Called me a “quacker.” HAH.

5) McDonalds <3’s Hot Mascot Variants

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPw1KeRW3q4&feature=related

What the hell McDonalds? Don’t take something I used to be terrified of as a child and make it hot! This is going to completely change the direction of my therapy sessions.

6) SpikeTV<3’s Pancakes Far Too Much

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoKZhaigLQA

Spike, I understand you really wish to be the epitome of all things manly, but come on, OBVIOUSLY you should have gone with bacon here.

7) Nissan <3’s David Lynch

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkt8L0NtSjA

Yes, he directed this weird ass commericial complete with disembodied blue lips spouting nonsense phrases. I’m almost sure this has to be a parody of a prentious “artsy” ad.

8 ) Ikea <3’s Manslaughter

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FS6ktJ7wxxY

Alright, did NOT see that coming.

9) Sylvania Light Bulbs <3’s Oh, It’s just Thailand, OK

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRFPf0dgfSg

Ghosts, transvestites, and light bulbs all in one place. God, I need to go to Thailand.

10) Mentos <3’s the ’90s

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P94tzjG2lAE

I paused it when he gets that look on his face and made it my desktop background.

Post more if you’ve got them.


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