Canal+ Sports - The Neighbor and The Conductor (2022)


Pringles - Scorchin’ (2021) :30 (USA)

"Your daughter is a very good kisser" Dad doesn't look too happy to hear that.

Real moms sharing awkward stories (and pics) for Mother's Day

Peoples Jewellers pays tribute to the awkward phase and the incredible moms who put up with them.

Danone - Get rid of the blender / Park (2019) 1:17 (Argentina)

"To keep people from skipping this ad, we added a blender" - so one situation that can't be properly read as the blender noise ruins th

Paypal - Uncle Awesome / Christmas ad (2018) :60 (France)

This Christmas let's move from Uncle "Clueless" to Uncle "I scoured the internet to find the perfect gifts" Uncle " I pa
Bouygues Dancing Dad Christmas 2018

Bouygues - Dancing Dad / Christmas 2018 (France) 1:38 (2018)

Dad dancing goes from fun, to awkward, to sentimental.

Grønt Punkt Norge / Recycling - Dad & the condom (2017) :45 (Norway)

"Det hjelper ikke å bruke dong hvis du ikke resirkulerer kartong"

Maille Mustard - Be a memorable guest (2014) 1:20 (UK)

Hats off to adam&eveDDB for what has to be one of my favourite ads of the year. And yet there's so much that could have gone wrong...

Veet - Dude / Overnight - (2014) :30 (USA)

Kia Cerato - Chantelle / Date night - (2013) :30 (Australia)

Awkward date begins, looks like bearded man didn't even bother to leave the car to pick up his lady.
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The Ontario Ministry of Health - Social farter (2013) :50 (Canada)

Tee hee hee.

Ragú Long Day of Childhood Commercial - Cheek - (2012) :30 (USA)

♫ ♬ "Recap, you put spit on his faaaaace" ♫ ♬ The anti-jingle is the new jingle.

Ragú - Long Day of Childhood / Parents bedroom - (2012) :30 (USA)

Kid rushes into parents bedroom without knocking.

Skittles Afflictions - Bleachers - (2012) :30 (USA)

Kisses behind the bleachers get a little weird.
2 Comments - Dad / Mom how did you know Dad was the right man? - (2011) France

A young girl ponders how one knows who is is the right man to marry, and asks her mother, who is a little too helpful with her informative reply.

H2OH! - Braids / Boyfriend at family dinner (2010) :60 (Argentina)

The boyfriend is finally coming to dinner, and the besotted teenager daughter can't help but fiddle with her pigtails as she looks dreamingly at

Size Doesn't Matter - (2010) :30

1 Comment - Casual Friday - (2010) :30 (USA)

This office takes casual friday a little too... casually? Everyone showed up in their underwear!

TDC - Naturisterne / the Nudists Britta and Claus - (2010) 1:10 (Denmark)

Britta and Claus are ordinary people, living their ordinary lives with the villa, the volvo and the TDC telecom provider, just like the rest of you fo

KFC - West Indies vs Australia / Awkward / How to Silence a Noisy Crowd - (2010) :30 (Australia)

Man defuses potentially awkward situation with a bucket of chicken when he finds himself seated among the fans of the opposite team.

Radiotjänst - Mataffaffären / Supermarket - (2009) :55 (Sweden)

He's minding his own business at work when suddenly a song breaks out thanking him for paying his TV license.

Kiwi - Festival - (2009) :30 (Norway)

Ah, waking up after a night in a tent spent at the outskirts of a summer music festival.... And meeting your future.

Kiwi - Car Sex - (2009) :25 (Norway)

Harking back to the eighties here, this baby-free diaper ad shows the ending of sex in a car.

Kiwi - Ménage à trois - (2009) :40 (Norway)

This is the beginning of one helluva refreshing campaign for diapers: No shots of blue liquid, no shots of diapered bums, heck not even a baby in sigh
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Sonic Drive-In - Wooden Spoon (2007) :30 (USA)


Certain Dri - Perspire Too Much? (2006) :15 (USA)


Coke was "it"

This poster was released in the mid 80s and prompted a total recall of all posters because of the picture painted in ice-cubes at bottom right corner

Lynx Dry - Sprinkler (2006) 0:40 (Argentina)

This guy sweats so much it's like a sprinkler!

Carlton Draught - Flash Beer (2006) 0:95 (Australia)

Kevin, you say you want to become a brewer.. Yet your resume ...

Tip Top Trumpet - Togs vs Undies - Simplifying Summer Undies (2006) 0:30 (New Zealand)

So exactly when do togs become undies? When you can't see the water. Repeat after me, togs, togs, togs, undies, togs, togs.

It's for toothpaste?

Well it's not exactly front page news, but I hoped Adlanders out there might enjoy counting the number of ways in which this ad is just...wrong.

Photocopied concept, part two.

These gems of Badland have been found via Mediafact who reported about the ads in November 2003.

Comviq - Lennart - (2003) 0:30 (Sweden)

Comviq pays whenever someone phones you - the unfortunate side effect is that you might answer your phone when you really shouldn't.............
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Staples - Marker (2003) - 0:30 (USA)

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Geico - Airhorn - (2003)


Miller Lite - Ass / Spin Magazine July 2003

Not even the Harlem Globetrotters could've invented a slick basketball move like this one.

Secret - Nude (2003) - 0:30 (USA)

The artist is nervous

Starburst Sour - Prom Date (2002) - 0:15 (USA)

Methinks this dude didn't get no sumptin' sumptin' from his girlfriend that night.

Aflac - Duck - Sauna (2001) - 0:30 (USA)

AA paper - Photo copy (2001) :30 (The Netherlands)

This ad is not new, it's being re-uploaded to fit this article from 2004 about photo copied ad concepts, together with the twin ad for Mikado.

Mikado - La photocopieuse (2000) :30 (France)

Tagline: Mikado, la petite faiblesse qui vous perdra. - Mikado, the weakness that will ruin you

Levi's - Drug store / Watch pocket / Condom - (1995) 0:60 (UK)

This is why there's a tiny front pocket on your Levi's - technically for pocket watches but misused ever since. 

Imodium AD - Carpool (1995) - 0:30 (USA)

Carpooling can be a pain.

Campbells Soup - Dance (1990) - 0:30 (USA)

o.b. – bastun - The sauna (1978) - (Sweden)

"For girls who want to be able to move freely, even though they have their period, we make a tampon called ob.
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