If any of you remember the big news last year, the then-still-alive Pets.com sued the Conan O'Brian show for $20 million, contending that a repeat character, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, was a direct rip-off of the Pets.com sock puppet. Well, after Pets.com crashed and burned, and after E*Trade made an eloquent homage to them in its own SuperBowl spot, Triumph finally gets just a wee little bit more than the last laugh...

Click on the "read more" below for the clip. Sometimes, justice can be a real pain in the ass....

(clip included and used for advertising industry news/editorial-type fair use purposes)

Client: Pets.com

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