Are these the weirdest TV commercials ever?
In keeping with the theme of recent blog posts on Superbowl commercials, I thought I would share with you this list of the 10 Weirdest TV Ads in History.
Some are simply weird, others are just too strange to explain. And in almost every case, with the exception of the Coca-Cola I’d like to teach the world to sing spot, you have to ask yourself “what were they thinking?”
But if you are a fan of TV advertising, or interested in the history of the TV commercial, all are worth watching.
Let me know what you think of these.
Watching the annual Super Bowl commercials has become quite the spectator sport.
Of course, not so long ago you had to actually watch the game in order to see the commercials. Now, of couse, all of the commercials are readily available the day after on various websites.
For those of you who missed the commercials, and for those of us living outside the US and not able to view these, here are two websites feauring all of the spots:
I haven’t had the chance to view all of these yet, but I writer I admire, Thom Forbes in his MediaPost blog, was less impressed with this year’s collection. From the ones I’ve viewed thus far, I must admit I agree with his comments that ”it was all much ado about mediocrity.”
Do you agree?
Marketing and Sports Are Interwoven on Super Bowl Sunday.
It’s Super Bowl Sunday in America.
This means the two most talked about topics for the next 48 hours will be a football game and the advertising shown during the commercial breaks of the TV broadcast.
I cannot tell you much about the game itself, except that most forecasters predict a closely fought battle between two evenly matched teams.
But to get you into the marketing mood for the TV commercials, here are two compilations of previous Super Bowl commercials worth watching:
10 Super Bowl Ads That Overpowered Their Products
Are These the 10 Funniest Super Bowl Commercials Ever?
You can also vote at Huffington Post on some of the best Super Bowl commercials of all time.
And let us know what you think about these spots in the comments section below. Which is your all-time favorite?