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Old 05-28-2000, 11:10 PM
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1. That stupid little rat for Taco Bell.
2. The cloying cute girl who sells cola (with the stupid voices).
3. The Toyota TV guy.

(Locally): Ernie Tetrault -- once a respected news anchor, now shilling for Ford.

What other candidates?
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Old 05-29-2000, 03:14 AM
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Rosie O'Donnel and John Madden.
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Old 05-29-2000, 03:58 AM
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William Shatner

though the last commercial he did was halfway amusing.

I don't dislike Shatner at all--I'm a big classic Star Trek fan. (Though I do hold Star Trek V against him, and will until I find religion and achieve a state of permanent forgiveness towards any and everyone---or until I'm dead.)

I think it's because I still remember the horrible Commodore commercials he did ("Plays great games, too"--did it do ANYTHING ELSE??), as well as the Priceline commercials now.
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Old 05-29-2000, 04:27 AM
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Nationally, the c-a-l-l-a-t-t dweebs and anybody else hawking long distance.
Locally, 'Its Cal Worthington and his dog 'Spot'.
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Old 05-31-2000, 09:28 PM
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Jamie Lee Curtis and that phone service she touts. Everytime I see her stranded by the side of the road, I keep hoping a serial killer will appear.
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Old 05-31-2000, 09:47 PM
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Does the "Welch's Grape Juice Girl" really have any competition here?

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Old 05-31-2000, 11:03 PM
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How about frightening?

Bob Dole and the commercials for Viagra
Welch's girl
The girl who does the Pepsi commercials
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Old 05-31-2000, 11:07 PM
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I don't think I can find words to express how very much I hate the Toyota TV Guy. If I were in the market for a car, those ads alone would make me avoid Toyota dealerships like the plague.
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Old 06-01-2000, 02:45 AM
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the freakin' taco bell monster!
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Old 06-01-2000, 07:15 AM
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*stretch*
1. Taco Bell monster/rat/pit demon from hell/dog.
2. Pepsi Girl. I have to take valium after those commercials.
3. Bob, from the old "Head into Krystal's" commercials. Glad to see he got the boot.
4. The narrator of those car commercials that are recorded at 110% volume so as to be loud as hell despite the TV being muted.
5. I hate to hold it against him, but I don't like the Will Shatner priceline commercials. (And ST:V isn't exactly his fault, if Nimoy's observation in Salon last year is correct).
6. That guy in the Ford commercials. I don't WANT a Ford.
7. Any lawyer advertising.
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Old 06-01-2000, 11:14 AM
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Michael Jordan--who told him he could act? He looks so uncomfortable when he does commercials that he makes ME uncomfortable. They're hard to watch.

The Pepsi girl--IS NOT CUTE. And I lost what little respect I had for Kiss when I saw that monstrosity they were involved with. [BTW, how many "Farewell" tours are they going to have anyway?]

The Welch's girl is going to be one of those snotty little bitches that everyone hates when she grows up. Oh, wait, she already IS a snotty little bitch. My mistake.

Kathy Lee Gifford--should take a Carnival cruise, fall overboard and drown, dragging her brats with her. Gif would have a party, I'm sure. [And she can't sing, either.]

Wow, can you tell I'm having a bad day?
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Old 06-01-2000, 12:58 PM
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That fucking old lady in the Old Navy commercials. Is she trying to look like Joan Rivers or what?

David Arquette in the CALL-ATT commercials. Someone please tell me why this guy has a job.

And yes, any lawyer advertising their services. Especially the ones who have their clients come on as spokesmen as boast how much money they received.
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Old 06-02-2000, 03:40 AM
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Michael Jordan--who told him he could act? He looks so uncomfortable when he does commercials that he makes ME uncomfortable. They're hard to watch.
Did you see him when he was on Saturday Night Live a few years ago? They had a skit about rejected MJ commercials. One of them showed him walking next to a lake with a woman. She turns to him and says something about getting that "not so fresh feeling." He then tells her about some feminine hygeine product or as my husband would say, FHP. It's absolutely hilarious.

I hate anything with Kathie Lee. I'd rather gouge my eyes out with a rusty spoon than have to watch that woman on anything.
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Old 06-02-2000, 04:34 AM
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that darn deep voiced guy who does movie trailers!

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Old 06-02-2000, 07:07 AM
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I find David Arquette and Bill Shatner mildly amusing in their commercials. Pepsi Girl, however, makes me feel like a well-armed, over-the-edge postal worker.

Re: David Arquette: Does he have some career-ruining secret on Courtney Cox that he threatens to reveal? I can't think of any other reason she'd be with him.
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Old 06-02-2000, 10:31 AM
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I can't believe no one has mentioned the lifetime acheivement award winner in this catagory -- Sally Struthers. So I will.
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Old 06-02-2000, 12:49 PM
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David Arquette really has to die soon. To make things worse, a few weeks back he "won" the WCW championship belt in some weird wrestling plot twist... which, incidentally, would have been the perfect time for Andy Kaufman to come out of hiding and kick his ass...

Right behind Davy has to be Arsenio Hall's new "phone persona." Blech.

After that, just go right down the line, everybody who's done a phone company, long-distance or collect call commercial in the last six years.
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Old 06-02-2000, 01:05 PM
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I agree with most of you but...
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After that, just go right down the line, everybody who's done a phone company, long-distance or collect call commercial in the last six years.
Sorry, I can't help but like Sela Ward...
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Old 06-02-2000, 01:17 PM
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Ditto on the Pepsi kid. Is she supposed to be cute or endearing? Yuck.

Also, I don't know how regional these commercials are, but the ads for the 1/2 Price stores are the WORST. They all feature this dorky guy with glasses and a big grin, comparing whatever namebrand product bought at full price to the half price offered at this store. "It's the SAME THING!" I can't get to the remote control fast enough.
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Old 06-03-2000, 12:02 AM
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I hate anything with Kathie Lee. I'd rather gouge my eyes out with a rusty spoon than have to watch that woman on anything.
"These eyes could never endure sweet beauty's wreck;
You should not blemish it, if I stood by"

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Ahem. To get back on topic:

I'll second Sally Struthers. I've never seen the Welch's commercials, believe it or not. And I'm right with Grace on
Kathie Lee.
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5. I hate to hold it against him, but I don't like the Will Shatner priceline commercials. (And ST:V isn't exactly his fault, if Nimoy's observation in Salon last year is correct).
Care to elaborate? I'm not sure what you are talking about.

Oh, and finally, I'll second the postive review re Sela Ward. MMM...Sela....
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Old 06-03-2000, 12:31 AM
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The ST:V Shatner thing

As soon as I learn to quote on here...

In Salon last year, they had an interview with Nimoy about star trek, why Nimoy hates Berman (like 75% of the universe) and other things. Nimoy mentioned in response to a question that ST:V wasn't entirely Shatners fault. Paramount pushed way to hard on it, and Bill didn't have all the control one would think a Director should have. Nimoy admits (like everyone else involved) that the plot stunk from the word go, but it would have been better had Shatner had a chance to improve it. Granted, ANYONE, could have improved that plot, but still...

I think the way I should say it, is that "It wouldn't have sucked quite so bad had Paramount given Shatner half a chance."
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Old 06-03-2000, 12:38 AM
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David "Dewey" Arquette-Cox, spectacularly untalented retard actor, seller of his soul to marry Courtney, annoying telephone pitchman, and the man who helped destroy any credibility the WCW might have had left in the new millenium.

I also find the Pets.Com dog quite annoying, which is too bad, because he was created by a former member of MTV's "The State". Hopefully Robert Smigel will win the lawsuit and get some money out of Pets.com.

And I like the Shatner Priceline ads.
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Old 06-03-2000, 11:07 AM
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Not in any particular order...

The Welches Grape Juice kid
The Pepsi kid - I just want to strangle her
William Shatner in those Priceline commercials
All of them DIE DIE DIE!!!!


L.Ron, is the pets.com dog that sock puppet? If it is, I love him. (If it's not - then I don't know him). That new commercial where he's talking to the fish in the tank and "holding his breath" cracks me up every time.
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Old 06-03-2000, 08:59 PM
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Does this apply to Infomercials?

I hate the audiences who are the stuupidest people on the face of the earth.
"How much would you pay for this paper bag?"
"I'd pay fifty dollars for one!"
"I'll give it to you for only 49.99!"
"OMG! What a deal!"
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Old 06-04-2000, 05:49 AM
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L.Ron, is the pets.com dog that sock puppet? If it is, I love him. (If it's not - then I don't know him). That new commercial where he's talking to the fish in the tank and "holding his breath" cracks me up every time.
I have to confess that I love that dog sock puppet, too.
Maybe it's because I love animals. Maybe it's because I love the absurd (eg, Monty Python).

Or maybe it's because I'm just immature..
(Hey--I don't PLAY with sockpuppets any more)
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