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Grandma's Cookies "Grandma" (2016) :50 (USA)

Grandma's Cookies "Grandma" (2016) :50 (USA)

Grandma's cookies taste so much like homemade cookies you might mistake someone in accounting (the advertising cliché is always accounting) for your real grandma. Apparently these cookies come with unwanted psychological repercussions. That's not creepy at all.

 

HBO - Why Anita Hill Matters - (2016) 3:40 (USA)

HBO - Why Anita Hill Matters - (2016) 3:40 (USA)

"Though her name may be unfamiliar to young people, Anita Hill's testimony...." is the line that really hammers home that this cliff notes of history is targeted at millennials and I am officially old.

 

Teleflora - #OneToughMother - (2016) 2:00 (USA)

Teleflora - #OneToughMother  - (2016) 2:00 (USA)

In 1970 Vince Lombardi, legendary football player, coach and executive, held a speech about "What It Takes to be Number One". That speech is the backdrop to the one million and one things mothers do for their children. They find them to console them after a fight.

 

Mercedes-Benz - Electric cars and ecocheques (2016) case study (Belgium)

Mercedes-Benz - Electric cars and ecocheques (2016) case study (Belgium)

Mercedes-Benz enlisted the help of BBDO Belgium to launch their new all electric B-Class, and got a very different idea created for them.

 

Amnesty International "Gay Turtle" (2016) 3:00 (Turkey)

Amnesty International "Gay Turtle" (2016) 3:00 (Turkey)

No one in Turkey wants to buy a gay turtle. They only want straight turtles. Because they are all homophobes. And transphobes. But apparently they are huge fans of turtles. I have never seen so many people over the course of three days lining up to buy turtles.

 

3M Command - "Hammer's Toolbox" (2016) :30 (USA)

3M Command - "Hammer's Toolbox" (2016) :30 (USA)

3M's picture hanging strips called Command are great for hanging stuff. Also, MC Hammer. In MC Hammer Pants. The 90's are back.

I think it's a shame he didn't bust a move because that would have been a much better end to the spot.

 

Magnum Double - Release the Beast - (2016) (UK)

Magnum Double - Release the Beast - (2016) (UK)

In "Release the beast" the famous bite-sound of a Magnum ice cream, releases the women's spirit animals. The women are quite happy with life as chocolate eating felines, eagles and polar bears.

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