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1st Apr '18 6:40:44 PM Prfnoff
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* The pornographic magazine Hustler would carry parody ads, usually to express Larry Flynt's opinions and beliefs.

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* The pornographic magazine Hustler ''Hustler'' would carry parody ads, usually to express Larry Flynt's opinions and beliefs.beliefs.
* The Osborne 1 luggable computer had a print ad captioned "The guy on the left doesn't stand a chance," listing its advantages versus an ordinary non-computerized briefcase. The June 4, 1984 issue of ''[=InfoWorld=]'' included a parody of the ad's text, here attributed only to "one of the munitions magazines," which gave the advantage back to the guy on the left by placing an Uzi submachine gun inside his briefcase.
4th Mar '18 4:15:34 PM nombretomado
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* ''Computer Games Magazine'' frequently runs ads for [[http://www.phobe.com/sfi/sigmain.html fictional game studio Schadenfreude Interactive]]. Because, honestly, who can resist SurvivalHorror karaoke, [[SteelBattalion Mecha-assisted]] fishing, and racing against elder gods?

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* ''Computer Games Magazine'' frequently runs ads for [[http://www.phobe.com/sfi/sigmain.html fictional game studio Schadenfreude Interactive]]. Because, honestly, who can resist SurvivalHorror karaoke, [[SteelBattalion [[VideoGame/SteelBattalion Mecha-assisted]] fishing, and racing against elder gods?
17th Feb '18 2:18:29 AM nombretomado
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** Making matters worse, Geico frequently runs an ad during the show that is disguised to look like a ''{{Portlandia}}'' sketch and even features the waitress character from the pilot episode.

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** Making matters worse, Geico frequently runs an ad during the show that is disguised to look like a ''{{Portlandia}}'' ''Series/{{Portlandia}}'' sketch and even features the waitress character from the pilot episode.
13th Feb '18 1:11:09 PM kyojikasshu
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*** When Gillette razors invented the dual blade razors, SNL spoofed them with their ad for triple bladed razors, ''because you'll buy anything!'' Twenty years later, [[{{Defictionalization}} real razors now offer]] ''[[UpToEleven five bladed models]].''

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*** When Gillette razors invented the dual blade razors, SNL spoofed them with their ad for triple bladed razors, ''because you'll buy anything!'' Twenty years later, [[{{Defictionalization}} real razors now offer]] models with as many as ''[[UpToEleven five bladed models]].seven blades]].''
12th Feb '18 7:06:48 PM nombretomado
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* ''TheWeirdAlShow'' did this in just about every episode, with ads like "Sport Shoe - you don't deserve to wear them", "Silly Choice Dinners" that had rubber bands as a side item, and an ad for a pizza company that never puts their pizzas in a box to save time.

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* ''TheWeirdAlShow'' ''Series/TheWeirdAlShow'' did this in just about every episode, with ads like "Sport Shoe - you don't deserve to wear them", "Silly Choice Dinners" that had rubber bands as a side item, and an ad for a pizza company that never puts their pizzas in a box to save time.
27th Jan '18 5:15:25 PM nombretomado
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* TimWilson's ''Hillbilly Homeboy'' album ends with a fake commercial advertising an album called "Love Songs for Losers".

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* TimWilson's Creator/TimWilson's ''Hillbilly Homeboy'' album ends with a fake commercial advertising an album called "Love Songs for Losers".
5th Jan '18 4:09:39 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd made [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCW1QaOH1Y8 one]] for ''VideoGame/BigRigsOverTheRoadRacing''.
18th Nov '17 12:09:06 AM Twentington
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*** ''Very'' ironic, in this case: The showrunners created Towlie for the sole purpose of [[CompletelyMissingThePoint having a character so stupid that it couldn't be conceivably turned into mindless merchandise]]. Abusing PoesLaw for fun and profit.

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*** ''Very'' ironic, in this case: The showrunners created Towlie for the sole purpose of [[CompletelyMissingThePoint having a character so stupid that it couldn't be conceivably turned into mindless merchandise]].merchandise. Abusing PoesLaw for fun and profit.
6th Nov '17 9:24:50 PM LinTaylor
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* ''Manga/HimoutoUmaruChan R'' episode 5 opens with an ad for Diamond Service, the company that Umaru's brother Taihei works for. At the end of the ad Umaru drops in to deliver the traditional "Our program was brought to you by this excellent sponsor!" message; Taihei asks if his company is really sponsoring the anime, and a caption appears overhead reading "Nope."
31st Oct '17 6:38:41 PM SamCurt
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* ''Manga/BlendS'': The end of the second commercial break for episode 4 of the anime has a commercial advertising for a new series in ''Magazine/MangaTimeKirara'' called ''The {{S|adist}}[==]-dere Maid and the Weakling Butler'', using the same format that AnthologyComic usually advertises for series. But when [[OccidentalOtaku Dino]] interrupts the end of the commercial, viewers starts to recall that plot is what [[SequentialArtist Miu]] has in mind before the commercial break.
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