Yesterday I shared with you the best commercial ever, but today we look at the worst commercial ever. Whatever possessed Quiznos to adapt Joel Veitch’s We Love the Moon sketch featuring Spongmonkeys? Rat-like creatures with bulging eyes singing about your subs isn’t exactly mouth watering.
Some people have claimed that this commercial is just short of advertising genius, but I just find it disturbing. While preparing this post, I was surprised to find out that my seven year old son loves this commercial. Maybe there’s something here I’m missing? He didn’t ask to go to Quiznos though.
We Love the Subs, a Quiznos Commercial
While not quite as disturbing as the commercial above, one still has to wonder what Quiznos was thinking when they pulled another page from the Joel Veitch playbook and recently aired these kittens singing discordantly about their subs.
What Made This a Bad Ad Campaign
These commercials have some of the same qualities that made the EDS commercials so great. They were definitely unique, memorable, and I’m sure some people found them humorous too; however, all of this is eclipsed by their strangeness.
Tomorrow, I’ll compare both the best and worst commercials ever in greater detail and explain why I think they were so effective (or not so effective).
What is Your Worst Commercial Ever?
What commercial is at the bottom of your list? Why did you hate it? Despite hating the commercial, did you think it was effective?