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Where the Buffalo Roam Complicates Matters in New Webflow Spot

Where the Buffalo Roam recently produced a comical spot for Webflow, which imagines what life would be like if it were web design.
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Samuel Adams - Clydesdales - (2021) :30 (USA)

Your Cousin Lets the Clydesdales Go in this super bowl misdirect. Regional ad.

Ramen Hero "Made in America. The Japanese way." (2020) 1:06 (USA)

East meets west meets spaghetti westerns meets humor in this spot.

Ikea Russia spread Swedish vowel-ignorance with their pillow-fort instructions #Stayhome

Ikea, Russia had a clever idea to give our instructions on how to build proper couch forts and tents with Ikea funiture. So far, I like this idea ...

Chicken Licken - Kentucky Chicken Licken (2020) 2:00 (South Africa)

The South African fast-food brand Chicken licken said on Twitter that "We could all use a laugh while social distancing" as they teased thei

Heineken - Cheers to All (2020) :40 (Italy)

I'm a beer drinker, and while this has happened to me, it doesn't happen as often as you'd think.

Hornbach - So riecht das Frühjahr / This is what spring smells like (2019) :45 (Germany)

Hornbach knows what spring smells like. It smells like sweaty men doing difficult landscaping jobs, and fixing up the house.
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Wasa "Staying Fit the Swedish Way" (2014) 1:30 (USA)

Wasa Sweden has decided that the best way to advertise crisp bread is to shove Swedish stereotypes and some baby-CGI into a yoga-class.
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Gevalia - Johan / Book Club - (2013) :30 (USA)

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Tempur-Pedic "Love Birds" (2013) :20 (USA)

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Jack in the Box - One Hit Wonder Hot Mess Burger (2012) :30 (USA)

"Hot mess! Hot Mess!" This was back in Jack In the Box Hardrock / Hair rock / poodle rock days.
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Rekorderlig Swedish School - How it all began - (2012)

Rekorderlig Cider, a cider brand that comes in all sorts of flavors and alcohol-levels but isn't Snakebite material, has launched their brew in t

Rekorderlig Swedish School - Ice Water Dip - (2012)

"Wanna go again?"

Hooters - Vegan Dinner - (2012) :30 (USA)

Invited to a vegan dinner, man dislikes what he sees.
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Creative's in-joke or did we miss something?

The new online campaign for Scion iQ has us all a bit perplexed. And not in a good way. Perhaps it was just an in-joke gone awry.

MLA - Sam Kekovich & Melissa Tkautz / Barbie Girl / Australia Day (2012) 3:00 (Australia)

At this point the Meat and Livestock Association's Lambassador Sam Kekovich's rants on everything un-Australian could do with a bit of a twi
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KFC Australia pulls "cricket survival guide" ad after US viewers finds it racist.

Once again, the world wide web causes a local ad to be misinterpreted abroad.
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Fleggaard - Music Video - (2009) 2:35 (Denmark)

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Microsoft takes back the narrative with Eva Longoria, Pharrell Williams, Deepak Chopra and you PC users.

“Hello, I’m a PC, and I’ve been made into a stereotype,” says a John Hodgman lookalike into the camera, dressed in brown suitjacket and tie, against a

Carlton Mid - I speak woman - (2008) :30 (Australia)

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Throwaway brands and odd color sync

"Everything red becomes blue" shouts a new campaign for Vodafone in Sweden, which no longer will be called Vodafone, instead it will be call
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The Flags: Meet the world.

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Women stereotypes in advertising

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Mama Mia that's a ballsy rip-off ...

Those who don't know their history are condemned to repeat it. But repeat it this well?
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Beer ads fail to seduce women

"laddish beer ads accused of alienating women the Guardian. Interbrew believes women are turned off by images of beer-swilling blokes such as

MGD / Miller Genuine Draft - Player (2003) - 0:30 (USA)

Cold filtering
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Killian's - This Calls For Killian's - Sam (2003) - 0:30 (USA)

Sam, the new bartender, has an interesting way of opening beers.

MGD / Miller Genuine Draft - High Maintenance (2003) - 0:30 (USA)

- High Maintenance - Chatterbox - Man eater - Yes

Miller Lite - Catfight - Cable Version (2003) - 0:30 (USA)

Finally, after all these years, Miller Lite figures out how to best appeal to male beer drinkers. (Super Adgrunts - continue to view.)

ICA Handlarna - Rogers Fans (2002) - 0:30 (Sweden)

Rogers Fans: Helloooo! Roger: Hiya. Fan #1: Oooh, what's in this bag?
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Budweiser - How You Doin'? (2001) - 0:30 (USA)

How you doin? "You don't wanna know.
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Zima - Date (2002) - 0:30 (USA)

"Dessert, Doctor?"
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Truth in advertising - The Reel Truth part 1

Continuing on where Truth in advertising left off.

Nomad - Thousand and one nights (1999) 0:60 (Belgium)

Oh my love.

Barq's - Swedish Stewardesses (CA classic) - 0:30 (USA)

The salesperson says: "Just det flickor, Bark's har sting..." and then something unintelligible and "...Sverige".

Norrland's Guld - Schysst. Schysst. Jätteschysst / Kusiner från Stockholm (1995) :45 (Sweden)

A man writes a letter to a friend: "I had my cousins from Stockholm, visiting last week" his voice over reads, in a thick northern accent.
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Wendy's - Soviet Fashion Show - (1992) :30 (USA)

The most awkward fashion show you'll ever see. In Russia, fashion show fashions you. Wait, what?

Carlsberg - Svensker - (1992) 0:45 (Denmark)

Scandinavians love to tease each other.
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John Smiths - A mate called Smith / Spanish vacation (1983) :30 (UK)

After meeting a mountain of paella this man misses his mate called Smith

Curry's - Keeping House - (1982) :30 (UK)

Strohs - Europe (1981) - 0:30 (USA)

Pepsi - The kind of girl I could talk to - (1972) :30 (UK)

Tagline: Lip smackin - thirst quenchin - ace tastin - motivatin - good buzzin - cool talkin - high walkin - fast livin - ever givin - cool fizzin PEPS

Borateem - House keep, Mom and Laundry man - (1970)

"Sure, I could bleach, but I'd rather Borateem thank you"
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AMC Rebel - Driving Instructor - (1970) 0:30 (USA)

Here's a classic ad that would never fly today, the poor driving instructor is teaching every stereotype in the world how to drive.
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Alka Seltzer - Mama Mia, that's a spicy meatball - (1969) :30 (USA)

"Mama Mia, that's a spicy meatball!" says the actor as he chows down on the fictional "Magdalini's Meatballs".

Gillette - Swedish lady barber - 0:30 (USA) 1969

Gillette spoiler beats a Swedish lady barber any day.

Ford: "Take the Mustang Pledge" 1967

"I will not..." vs "I will"

Jell-O - Ancient Chinese Pantomime - (1955) (USA)

The chinese baby is eating glape Jello. Uh-huh.
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