1-800-CALL-ATT - Where's the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog when you need him?

Be afraid. Be very afraid. Slate has analyzed the use of Carrot Top as commercial spokesfreak for 1-800-CALL-ATT. Run away! Run away!

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Tim Henman gets arrested for shoplifting

...in a new ad. No its not a repeat of the Winona Ryder story, it's an advert for Ariel washing powder. It starts out innocently enough, Tim Henman goes shopping clad in his tennis whites.....

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ACLU proudly waves flag

Despite the recent warnings not to create "flag waving ads" and the new trend for multinationals to emphasise their local roots - ACLU did it different and went all out flagwaving in their latest campaign shot by Peter Gerke.

We wouldn't expect the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to do it any other way.

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American Express - Martin Scorsese - One Hour Photo (2003) - 0:30 (USA)

American Express - Martin Scorsese - One Hour Photo  (2003) - 0:30 (USA)

Abso-*&@%$#-lutely perfect, even if Deniro wasn't available to play the part of the clerk.

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Honda Accord - Cog (2003) - 2:00 (UK)

Honda Accord - Cog  (2003) - 2:00 (UK)

Takes: 606
Cost: est. £750,000

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Britney all day and all of the night.

Japanese beverage co GG tea promotes tea soda and Peach tea with a little help from Britney Spears and 1960's pop classic tunes. After dancing through the times with a Pepsi, has Britney been typecast in the soft drink category?

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FRF _ Speed Dial (radio ad that dials a phone) - (2003)

Written and produced by radioactive.la. Aired in 2003.

The idea is that the ad can actually make the phonecall itself, which it does with the help of DTMF tones.

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Have a Coke and a Heil.

(db/adlist) It had all the makings of a great Hong Kong promotion. With every six bottles of Coke, you could buy a popular robot toy for just a few extra bucks. There were just two tiny little problems...

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Best Buy tees off... well... Mr. T.

It now appears that if you're going to produce a commercial showing a middle aged guy in a sweater vest beating the stuffing out of Mr. T., you better get the mohawked one's permission first. Oops.

Superadgrunts, Click here to watch the spot.

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A Miniplan for the Minivan.

Minivans.
For years, they've been the suburbanite sign of wimpy pops and soccery moms.
So how can Detroit delete the bad stigma and sex it up for the easily swayed Prozac Nation?

Somehow I think it will take a little bit more than changing their friggin' vehicle class name.

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