History Advertising / WillItBlend

3rd Sep '17 5:12:17 AM GrammarNavi
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A Web series found throughout Website/{{Youtube}}, ''Will It Blend?'' is a ViralMarketing campaign consisting of a series of infomercials demonstrating the Blendtec line of blenders, especially the Total Blender. In the show, Tom Dickson, the Blendtec founder, attempts to blend various items in order to show off the power of his blender.

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A Web series found throughout Website/{{Youtube}}, Website/YouTube, ''Will It Blend?'' is a ViralMarketing campaign consisting of a series of infomercials demonstrating the Blendtec line of blenders, especially the Total Blender. In the show, Tom Dickson, the Blendtec founder, attempts to blend various items in order to show off the power of his blender.



And while they have listed things that ''shouldn't'' be blended, [[DontTryThisAtHome that hasn't stopped some people from trying this themselves...even after they've been specifically told not to.]] Tom and his blender appeared in the {{Weezer}} video "Pork N Beans;" after that, Tom returned the favor by blending a can of pork and beans (can and all) with a copy of Weezer's so-called "Red album."

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And while they have listed things that ''shouldn't'' be blended, [[DontTryThisAtHome that hasn't stopped some people from trying this themselves...even after they've been specifically told not to.]] Tom and his blender appeared in the {{Weezer}} Music/{{Weezer}} video "Pork N Beans;" after that, Tom returned the favor by blending a can of pork and beans (can and all) with a copy of Weezer's so-called "Red album."
3rd Jun '17 2:53:41 PM nombretomado
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* MadeofIndestructium: The "Blend Tec Total Blender" has been shown blending things such as a [[TonkaTough Nokia 3310]] & a {{Creator/Nintendo}} {{Wii}}mote. [[spoiler:It did fail to blend a Creator/ChuckNorris action figure & a block of boron steel, though]].

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* MadeofIndestructium: The "Blend Tec Total Blender" has been shown blending things such as a [[TonkaTough Nokia 3310]] & a {{Creator/Nintendo}} {{Wii}}mote.UsefulNotes/{{Wii}}mote. [[spoiler:It did fail to blend a Creator/ChuckNorris action figure & a block of boron steel, though]].
11th Sep '16 2:05:33 PM FromtheWordsofBR
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!!The series provides examples of:

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!!The series provides examples of:
!!Will it trope? That is the question:
30th Oct '15 8:44:38 AM IAmNotAFunguy
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* BodyHorror: Tom pulling off his own hand in the "Tom's Hand" episode, and blending it into a bloody soup.



* HalloweenEpisode: The "Skeleton" Episode.

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* HalloweenEpisode: The "Skeleton" Episode.Episode and "Tom's Hand"
20th Oct '15 4:05:51 PM omega05
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* RealityBreakingParadox: On [[MayanDoomsday December 21st,]][[MeaningfulReleaseDate 2012]], Tom decided to blend a Blendtec Total Blender, despite numerous warnings that the world would end if he did so. He did it anyway, stating "[[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong Like that's gonna happen]]".

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* RealityBreakingParadox: On [[MayanDoomsday December 21st,]][[MeaningfulReleaseDate 21st,]] [[MeaningfulReleaseDate 2012]], Tom decided to blend a Blendtec Total Blender, despite numerous warnings that the world would end if he did so. He did it anyway, stating "[[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong Like that's gonna happen]]".
20th Oct '15 4:05:33 PM omega05
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* RealityBreakingParadox: On [[MayanDoomsday December 21st, 2012]], Tom decided to blend a Blendtec Total Blender, despite numerous warnings that the world would end if he did so. He did it anyway, stating "[[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong Like that's gonna happen]]".

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* RealityBreakingParadox: On [[MayanDoomsday December 21st, 21st,]][[MeaningfulReleaseDate 2012]], Tom decided to blend a Blendtec Total Blender, despite numerous warnings that the world would end if he did so. He did it anyway, stating "[[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong Like that's gonna happen]]".
20th Oct '15 4:04:15 PM omega05
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* RealityBreakingParadox: On December 21st, 2012, Tom decided to blend a Blendtec Total Blender, despite numerous warnings that the world would end if he did so. He did it anyway, stating "[[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong Like that's gonna happen]]".

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* RealityBreakingParadox: On [[MayanDoomsday December 21st, 2012, 2012]], Tom decided to blend a Blendtec Total Blender, despite numerous warnings that the world would end if he did so. He did it anyway, stating "[[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong Like that's gonna happen]]".
6th Sep '15 3:31:32 PM Nicolas-1223
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* RockersSmashGuitars: Since Tom couldn't fit the ''VideoGame/GuitarHero'' guitar into the blender, he did a Pete Townsend on it.

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* RockersSmashGuitars: Since Tom couldn't fit the ''VideoGame/GuitarHero'' guitar into the blender, he did a Pete Townsend Townshend on it.
5th Aug '15 6:54:40 PM BriefCasey795
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** Taken {{up to eleven}} in the Bic lighter episode. Tom even lampshades it.
-->'''Tom''': You ''really'' don't wanna try this one at home.
13th May '15 9:16:40 PM Yozzy
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* ChromaKey: Whenever a green screen is used, it's normally subverted; for example, in the Ford Fiesta video, the view outside the car is changed from the Blendtec headquarters to various silent films of train crashes and bridge collapses, among other ridiculous things.

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* ChromaKey: Whenever a green screen is used, it's normally subverted; {{parodied}}; for example, in the Ford Fiesta video, the view outside the car is changed from the Blendtec headquarters to various silent films of train crashes and bridge collapses, among other ridiculous things.
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