This commercial makes no SENSE at all. It reminds me of that pic of Darth Vader on the shoreline, pouring himself a cup of Brita. Exactly.. it doesn't make any sense.
See for yourselves:
The ad wasn't run during the Superbowl. Weird, right? Instead of putting millions of dollars into a single 30 second spot.. Old Spice created a number of ads to play before movies like "Valentine's Day" and Avatar. They've also started a viral ad campaign online.
But by itself, the ad is a hit. "Look at your man. Now, back at me." The character is smug and arrogant. He tells you that you (or your man) smells like a lady. And as soon as you start using Old Spice, you can have oysters with two tickets to whatever you like.. or diamonds. Heck, you can even ride a horse.
I can't wait for the next commercials. This guy is gonna hit it big.. bigger than that Sprite dude.
I mean, how could I possibly look at, or want another man after watching this commercial? Check him out in this mere 30 second time frame... Chiseled, with a deep husky voice. In just a bath towel. And apparently, he smells good. Oh look, now he's on a boat. Buh-bye, bath towel around waist. Hello, shirt over shoulders. Apparently, he still smells good. Now he has an oyster in his hand. And look! He's got … more
When I was young, Old Spice aftershave was something old white men who had yachts would buy. Compare that to the work that's been done for Old Spice lately, and I see advertising genius. (A not so long-ago ad featured one of my favorite actors, Bruce Campbell!) But this ad made me grab the Tivo remote and rewind it TWICE the first time. AWESOME. Granted, I'm an adophile, because I work in this world, but there are three great things about this ad straight from the beginning. … more
I don't know who that amateur was in the February version but the commercials made by Tim and Eric show a real man, complete with the necessary bouncing pecs and arms growing out of his arms. See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor.