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Best and Worst Food, Beverage, Restaurant -Related Ads in 2009 -- or EVER!

alkapal | Dec 19, 2009 03:31 PM

I just saw a TV ad for Baskin-Robbins cake and ice cream. It had plastic dinosaurs and robot and cheerleader figurines -- dancing to some hip-hop kind of music ("doing the Ice cream and Cake.). Pretty catchy and cute.

Apparently, the cheerleaders had to win a contest to appear.

Here's the Halloween version:

I thought to myself, how far we've come from Carvel's Fudgy the Whale cake or Cookie Puss!

Then I saw a creative ad for Blue Moon ("Creation") that takes natural ingredients and uses them as they transform into paint colors on a brush. Neat idea.

Then there's the Miss Sexy Green M&M ad campaign.

What about the subtle eroticism of those squirty champagne ads?

And I'm liking the vibe of the Bacardi "party" ads -- the people look like they're having a fantastic time.
And the surrealism of the "overnight island" is intriguing -- I always watch the ad to see new things.

Then, on the other side (as in Just Plain Dumb) was the ad for the Burger King and Sponge-Bob butts.
"Sponge Bob Got Back!"

Here's a vintage loser:


What are your "hits" and "misses" for the year -- or in history?

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