Friday, January 11, 2013

Fun for Friday - Least Favorite Commercials

Since I worked from home all of December, I got to see some really interesting tv commercials. I'll agree that some commercials can be cute or funny. But, I typically dislike commercials, and these take the cake.

It's not that the product is necessarily bad, it's the commercial. And with these, it's typically making it sound like you cannot possible function without them. I mean, how on earth have people been flipping pancakes or eggs all this time without this gadget? 

Here's my list of least favorite commercials (disclaimer, if you click on the links they often try to not let you close out. Hit the X button rather than hitting ok or anything like that please):

WaxVac - I mean really, who on earth puts a cotton swab in their ear and yells "Ouch!" that loudly?

Forever Lazy - These are like those PJs we wore as kids, the one-piece have to zip out to potty. Only these are more like Snuggies AND they proclaim easy access when you gotta go. Now, I might want a pair of these, I do like my jammies, but the commercial is so far fetched - a college male student studying in them? Right....

Perfect Pancake Maker - Now I agree, I don't flip pancakes all that well, but the way they make it sound, it's absolutely inconceivable to make a pancake without this contraption.

Ped Egg - Ok, it's just a flat out gross commercial. Even if I need my callouses removed, please do not show that to me on tv.

Forever Comfy Gel Cushion Seat Pads - What irks me about this is that they are touting you can sit all day without discomfort. That's fine and all, but people don't need to be sitting for hours upon hours period. Maybe we should be making chairs even more uncomfortable.

Ok, that's it for now. I could go on, but would love to hear from you guys. What are some of your least favorite commercials and why?