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Hilarious commercial I saw on Tv ::warning::

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Bad Brains, Dec 13, 2004.


  1. Bad Brains

    Bad Brains Banned

    Jan 7, 2004
    Detroit, michigan
    I am so easily amused, so none of you will probably find this as funny as I do, but check out this commerical that was on T.V

    http://www.in-sides.com/images/Ross_OG.wmv

    I had to watch this about 5 times to take it all in. This is just too much. I will honestly say this is the best commerical I have ever seen. I don't think anyone could top this one. Very brilliant indeed. And yes this is actually played on TV.

    I think the most amazing part is people actually had an idea for this commerical, and then they had to execute the idea. What is wrong with people these days? This is almost intended to be a serious commercial. These people should be embarassed of themselves for being involved with something like this. I wonder whos idea this was anyways?

    BTW: The dancing tiger/lion thing is awsome.
     
  2. - yeah - uh - yeah - uh
     
  3. UnsungZeros

    UnsungZeros The only winning move is not to play.

    Ross! It's the original Ross!
     
  4. Did they cut out the funny bit or what?

    Leigh
     
  5. Bad Brains

    Bad Brains Banned

    Jan 7, 2004
    Detroit, michigan
    What do you mean, they didn't cut anything out. Just watch it.
     
  6. .... cute?
     
  7. hyperlitem

    hyperlitem Guest

    Jul 25, 2001
    Indianapolis, IN
    thats close to the stupidest thing ive ever seen, i really hope your not in marketing.
     
  8. Bad Brains

    Bad Brains Banned

    Jan 7, 2004
    Detroit, michigan
    This really is the dumbest thing ever. It's so bad it's funny. Who would actually make a commercial like this?

    I have been to an oil change place several times, and it was nothing like in this commercial. No one was dancing or singing, and there wasn't any giant lions dancing around to the employees rapping.

    These guys must really like this oil shop, which is pretty sad. Why on Earth would they want to do a commercial like this? And who on Earth would allow this to be made in order to advertise their business?
     
  9. srxplayer

    srxplayer

    May 19, 2004
    Highland, CA
    I see the humor.

    Yeah, just imagine your marketing guys pitching this idea to you.

    "Ok, This is what I see, Everybody in the lube pit is rapping, and then we cut to this lion dressed up like a king and he's just groovin along with the rappers"

    They will be talking about demographics and target audience yada yada yada. Like the farmer looking guy in the truck they are rapping to.

    Funniest thing is that the fool they pitched it to went with it.

    I personally would have went for the "Pimp My Ride" theme...

    Ha Ha HA HA HA. Freeken hilarious.
     
  10. Brilliant. The lion is the money maker in this commercial.
     
  11. hahahaha thats for sure one of the worst commercials ever...

    i love stupid stuff like that...
     
  12. billystagg

    billystagg

    Sep 21, 2003
  13. Humblerumble

    Humblerumble

    Feb 22, 2004
    VA.
    Frickin hilarious :D Right up my alley (bizarre humor)
     
  14. malthumb

    malthumb

    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    From a thread P. Aaron (another Detroiter) and I were involved in.....


    The place in the commercial is located at that intersection :D :D :D

    Peace,

    James
     
  15. That commercial friggin rules. Tempted to isolate the audio and save it in MP3 format so I can groove out anytime I want... :D
     
  16. lbanks

    lbanks

    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Not great marketing, but much, much better than those awful Levi's commercials.
     
  17. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    ...mmm Flint. My home(y)town.? James, you rock! Funny commercial. Is it really any worse than the Mr. Alan's: "...$29.99 or 2 fer $50.00!"?
     
  18. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    that was funny in a what were they thinking type way.


    BTW, never use slick fifty.
     
  19. I've got one question...

    Are the rappers free with regular oil changes?
     
  20. malthumb

    malthumb

    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City

    You know the answer to that one.

    NOT EVEN CLOSE!!! These guys are Mr. Alan's wannabees. They couldn't even shine Mr. Alan's gators!! (Detroiters will understand that reference)

    Besides, you have to get the inflection right.....it's

    "twin-nine-niney nine or two fer fiddy"
    ;)

    Peace,

    James