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Horrible Commercials That Discouraged People's Business

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share their experiences with commercials that were so bad, they ultimately deterred interest in people giving companies any business. Breaking out the loud, squeaking tires on a commercial is no way to go about winning over the hearts of someone. Or, showing the same commercial over and over again, like they forgot about it when they saw the commercial a mere few minutes ago. 

AskReddit users respond to a thread about commercials that were so terrible they discouraged people's business.
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The 90s were a strange time. In this case, a 1998 pizza ad that featured the former leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev. This article on the Gorbachev Pizza Hut Adstates that he needed the money for a foundation, and it was the only high profile commercial offer he took.

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Just look at them snap. Look at that painful, stilted movement. There's something strange going on behind those '80s eyes. It's almost as if they're thinking "look at us, we will never not be cool." Oh man were they wrong.

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This bad boy has got everything. Terrific overacting, a riveting three-act structure, and a bunch of dudes in big bug costumes. We assume the product itself is probably effective too, but that's not what's important right now.

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If you grew up knowing anything about the Disney Channel then you're familiar with those short magic wand "I'm blank and you're watching the Disney Channel" animations. Turns out the perfect Mickey Mouse logo was HEAVILY edited in post. These are great.

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András Arató, the face behind the classic memes, has had a resurgence in popularity over the last few years as people have gotten to know the real him. Recently he was featured in a Helpline advertisement in Hungary, where he lives. Even without knowing the language, his performance pretty touching. It goes to show how universally relatable the guy is.

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Like you, I am fed up with "real people" in commercials. So I was so excited to see this sketch where someone put an actual real person in that dumbass Chevy ad. They, unlike these fake-o's, are not impressed by big doors or some porn star named "J.D. Power. 

Check it out. 

Via Bud Light
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Finally, Bud Light has resurrected the original party animal Spuds Mackenzie for their new Super Bowl commercial. So to celebrate, enjoy a bunch of weird commericals from the 80s where that dog gets down with some skateboards and a whole lots of girls in bikinis. 










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Our favorite iconically clueless swimmer douche canoe has returned, to make fun of himself for some of his past transgressions.