Commercials that deserve to die...

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by justateenpoet, Mar 7, 2006.

  1. justateenpoet

    justateenpoet Have you...killed the Venture brothers!?!?

    May 14, 2005
    After seeing that stupid Geico commercial where the guy takes the cavemen out to dinner for about the millionth time, I've decided that there's a ton of TV commercials that just need to GO AWAY!!! As a Communications student, I know that creative advertising doesn't just fall out of the sky, but c'mon, that caveman has been ordering the "roast duck with the mango salsa" for the past two years.

    What's on your commercial hit list?:ninja:
  2. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006
    I hate the Jello wigglin commercial. I also hate the taco bell "good to go" hand gesture commercials. That is all for now.
  3. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    ahem... I think you mean "redden" their buttocks
  4. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    The Volkswagen "Fast" commercials. Ugh.

    I don't think there's a person on this earth that would be sad to see the Taco Bell commercials go. Have they ever had a good commercial?

    The Geico cavemen at dinner commercial is pretty's just old.

  5. DougP


    Sep 4, 2001
    i heard a radio commercial this morning that i feel falls into this category.

    it was basically a St. Patty's Day commercial with a guy with an Irish accent looking for someone who can play the bag pipes. so a hispanic person pipes and says he can play that bag pipes. to make a long story short, they wind up playing La Cucaracha on bagpipes and advertising Corona beer.

    dont taint my St. Patty's Day fun with Corona and we wont taint Cinco de Mayo with Guiness adverts. :)
  6. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006
    Ouch...that sounds like a really bad commercial.
  7. DougP


    Sep 4, 2001
    yeah, i still dont know if i should have been offended by it or not.

  8. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    This may pertain to MA and southern NH only, but the Bernie and Phyl commercials should be banned.
  9. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Bob and those damn erectile pills. They show 2 or 3 of them back to back. Enough already!
  10. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006

    Agreed. I'm a sox fan and I get Boston Local channels and NESN through DirecTV and those Bernie and Phyl commercials get really annoying.
  11. buzzbass

    buzzbass Shoo Shoo Retarded Flu !

    Apr 23, 2003
    How can you say that about Bob !? That confidence, that new golf swing, that winning smile. He's "living large and steppin' easy", get off his back Jack ! :p
  12. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    The Guiness commercials are lame. They should use real people.

  13. fookgub


    Jun 5, 2005
    Houston, TX
    count me in on the 'good to go' taco bell commercials... ugh. Also, how about those awful jack in the box 'serloin' commercials? And Yellawood, too. What's wrong with that guy?

    I basically hate all commercials that are preachy, talk down to me, or generally insult my intelligence. Unfortunately that's almost all of them.
  14. BassChuck


    Nov 15, 2005
    Bob is already a weiner.
  15. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA

    Sorry. :)
  16. JansenW


    Nov 14, 2005
    Cambridge, MA
    I would remove many many online gambling and casino commercials. They must have a ton of money as they run them all the time!
  17. kserg


    Feb 20, 2004
    London, UK
    Who remembers that "jellen" commercial?

    Are you Jellen... cuz i am jellen, let me guess you are jellen... like a mellen jellen...
  18. Tony G

    Tony G

    Jan 20, 2006
    I've always hoped someone would say that to me seriously in a real world situation so I can punch them in the mouth.
  19. buzzbass

    buzzbass Shoo Shoo Retarded Flu !

    Apr 23, 2003
    yep, i concur. Those commercials are gay squared.
  20. jive1

    jive1 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    Now I know I am not missing anything by not having a TV.