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    I, too, love Maxwell the pig's GEICO commercial. Wheeeeeee!!! Wheeeeeee!!!
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    I go way way way out of my way to avoid commercials.

    But PBS has some very cool ones.

    My fave is the goldfish in a fishbowl, he sees salmon jumping upstream on the TV. He jumps out into a glass of water and then jumps out a window, lands on an umbrella and flops a bit from rain puddle to rain puddle. A water truck arrives. He flops into a 5-gallon water bottle that has a few inches of water in it; meanwhile we see a restaurant window that shows live seafood being caught; the bottle is loaded onto the truck which drives onto a bridge and he leaps out and jumps upstream with the salmon.

    Whomever came up with that deserves the award (don't remember the name of it) for Best.Commercial.Ever.

    Absolutely my fave commercial EVER. And the message is not lost on me.
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    I think that the Clio award is given for commercials?
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    Quote Originally Posted by prhoshay;4076754;
    I think that the Clio award is given for commercials?
    That's it! But I haven't heard of those awards being televised in years.

    Here's another PBS commercial that I love:

    A man at a piano, frustrated composer/musician. He falls asleep on the keyboard, wakes up to birds chirping. Out the window, the birds are positioned on telephone/electrical lines...making a musical score. And he is inspired and begins playing the piano passionately.

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    Oh Cool...I love Maxwell too!
    The Travellers Insurance... Mean looking rattlesnake rattling his tail at a bunny... The bunny, first looks frightened and then starts laughing and so do the other bunnies... shows the rattlesnake and moves to his tail and tied to the tail is a baby rattle.

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    ITG, I came to this thread to post about that ad...
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    Ok... this is actually a love/hate commercial. It's on constantly (strike 1). A girl dressed as a Spanish dancer trick-or-treating with her younger brother dressed as a skeleton. The woman at the door says, "Weren't you just here?" The sister says, "No" (strike 2 - she's lying). The little boy says, "Yes" (this is the LOVE part - he's so innocent and honest and cute). Sister glares at him and he gives a shiver and says, "No". (strike 3 - bullying). The lady laughs and gives them more high-end candy (strike 4 - rewarding the sister's bullying). That little boy is so danged CUTE, though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by prhoshay;4076709;
    I, too, love Maxwell the pig's GEICO commercial. Wheeeeeee!!! Wheeeeeee!!!
    Yes, I love that one. Geico has some very clever commercials. I also like the "Bird in hand worth two in bush" appraisal.

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    All the "Mayhem is coming" commercials for AllState Insurance with Dean Winters make me laugh, but especially the antenna on the roof one.
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    Re: Commercials I love

    Quote Originally Posted by veejer;4096588;
    All the "Mayhem is coming" commercials for AllState Insurance with Dean Winters make me laugh, but especially the antenna on the roof one.
    I like the "I'm a teenage girl" one. The part where he just chucks the phone in the backseat and careens his pink SUV into that car cracks me up!

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