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Great commercials






I saw this great ad for Droid phones yesterday.


I'm not sure it quite beats last year's excellent VW commercial, featuring a pint-sized Darth Vader, but it's close.

Here's the Vader one, in case you want to decide for yourself:


One thing's for sure, they both leave me smiling - in the case of the Droid commercial, it's the look on the salesman's face which does the trick.

How about you?

Which one do you prefer?


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mtlawson
Apr. 30th, 2012 10:47 am (UTC)
I laughed my ass off at the Verizon commercial the other day, and my wife came in to ask what was so funny. After I showed her, she said "Okay, that'll be me...."
jongibbs
Apr. 30th, 2012 10:59 am (UTC)
I think we can all relate, or if not, we know someone who can :)
mylefteye
Apr. 30th, 2012 01:35 pm (UTC)
The VW ad wins hands down for me. First time I've seen it. Great stuff. :)
jongibbs
Apr. 30th, 2012 03:35 pm (UTC)
'Tis a good one :)
dferguson
Apr. 30th, 2012 02:12 pm (UTC)
The VW/Lil' Darth Vader commercial makes me laugh my ass off every time I see it.
jongibbs
Apr. 30th, 2012 03:36 pm (UTC)
I love ads that leave me feeling happy :)
poetigress
Apr. 30th, 2012 03:41 pm (UTC)
Neither. ;) This is my current favorite:



I love the suggestion that there's an entire organization handling this sort of thing. XD
jongibbs
Apr. 30th, 2012 03:59 pm (UTC)
Lol, I remember that one :)
shoebrera
Apr. 30th, 2012 09:42 pm (UTC)
I've got to go with Darth Vadar. But thanks for a choice.
jongibbs
May. 1st, 2012 05:02 am (UTC)
Surprised kid trumps crying mom and daughter, eh? :)
shoebrera
May. 2nd, 2012 10:25 pm (UTC)
Actually, Jon, it was Dad's love that got me. He made his boy's dream come true. Gotta love that.
karen_w_newton
Apr. 30th, 2012 10:27 pm (UTC)
To tie the two themes together, I guess those were the Droids they were looking for!

I totally identify with the first commercial-- not so much the fact that could understand each other while sobbing but that the mom was dependent on technology. I live in MD and my daughter spent all 4 years of college in Arizona. I do not know how my mother could bear to put her kids on a plan without cell phones and IM!
jongibbs
May. 1st, 2012 05:03 am (UTC)
'...those were the Droids they were looking for! '

Good one :)
jennygordon
May. 4th, 2012 03:25 am (UTC)
I love the Volkswagen one - makes me laugh every time. The kid in the suit, and his reaction at the end is excellent!
jongibbs
May. 4th, 2012 06:32 am (UTC)
Especially since we can't see his face :)
lindaabdavis
May. 9th, 2012 03:13 pm (UTC)
I've seen the Droid commercial, and I like it. But, I ADORE the VW commercial.
jongibbs
May. 9th, 2012 03:16 pm (UTC)
I suspect that one will still have me smiling years from now :)
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