History TakeThat / Commercials

15th Oct '17 7:18:13 AM SparkPlugTheTroper
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* Shortly after coverage of the first game in the 2016 [[UsefulNotes/{{Baseball}} World Series]], the local Creator/{{FOX}} affiliate in Cleveland aired a brief message stating "We’d like to take a moment to thank the Cleveland Indians for their historic run. We’re also thankful the Creator/{{TBS}} announcers aren’t calling the World Series.”


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** When [=DirecTV=] dropped The Weather Channel in 2014, they made a parody of [=DirecTV=]'s "When You..." commercials as well. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9lF0DqRMq0 "Aren't you glad you don't have DirecTV?"]]
* Shortly after coverage of the first game in the 2016 [[UsefulNotes/{{Baseball}} World Series]], the local Creator/{{FOX}} affiliate in Cleveland aired a brief message stating "We’d like to take a moment to thank the Cleveland Indians for their historic run. We’re also thankful the Creator/{{TBS}} announcers aren’t calling the World Series.”
14th Oct '17 6:20:29 PM SparkPlugTheTroper
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* When [=DirecTV=]'s contract with Creator/{{Viacom}} expired in 2012, they dropped 26 Viacom-owned channels. When they dropped those channels, Viacom decided to make a commercials warning their fans of the dropped channels. When they made that commercial, they made it a parody of [=DirecTV's=] "When You..." ads. When they parody those ads, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urKVsEYJYts this is the result]].

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* When [=DirecTV=]'s contract with Creator/{{Viacom}} expired in 2012, they dropped 26 Viacom-owned channels. When they dropped those channels, Viacom decided to make a commercials commercial warning their fans of the dropped channels. When they made that commercial, they made it a parody of [=DirecTV's=] "When You..." ads. When they parody those ads, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urKVsEYJYts this is the result]].
14th Oct '17 6:18:53 PM SparkPlugTheTroper
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* When [=DirecTV=]'s contract with Creator/{{Viacom}} expired, they dropped 26 Viacom-owned channels. When they dropped those channels, Viacom decided to make a commercials warning their fans of the dropped channels. When they made that commercial, they made it a parody of [=DirecTV's=] "When You..." ads. When they parody those ads, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urKVsEYJYts this is the result]].

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* When [=DirecTV=]'s contract with Creator/{{Viacom}} expired, expired in 2012, they dropped 26 Viacom-owned channels. When they dropped those channels, Viacom decided to make a commercials warning their fans of the dropped channels. When they made that commercial, they made it a parody of [=DirecTV's=] "When You..." ads. When they parody those ads, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urKVsEYJYts this is the result]].
14th Oct '17 6:17:56 PM SparkPlugTheTroper
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* When [=DirecTV=] threatened to drop 26 Creator/{{Viacom}}-owned channels, Viacom decided to air a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urKVsEYJYts commercial]] that parodied [=DirecTV's=] "When You..." ads.

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* When [=DirecTV=] threatened to drop [=DirecTV=]'s contract with Creator/{{Viacom}} expired, they dropped 26 Creator/{{Viacom}}-owned Viacom-owned channels. When they dropped those channels, Viacom decided to air make a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urKVsEYJYts commercial]] commercials warning their fans of the dropped channels. When they made that parodied commercial, they made it a parody of [=DirecTV's=] "When You..." ads. When they parody those ads, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urKVsEYJYts this is the result]].
14th Oct '17 6:07:00 PM SparkPlugTheTroper
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* When [=DirecTV=] threatened to drop 26 Creator/{{Viacom}}-owned channels, Viacom decided to air a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urKVsEYJYts commercial]] that parodied [=DirecTV's=] "When You..." ads.
29th Sep '17 3:21:36 PM TripleTV95
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* The commercial for the first ''Nonstop Nicktoons Weekend'' in 1993 took a shot at the then-new Creator/CartoonNetwork. Granted, Cartoon Network was mostly just Hanna-Barbera reruns at the time.

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* The commercial for the first ''Nonstop Nicktoons Weekend'' in 1993 took a shot at the then-new Creator/CartoonNetwork. Granted, Cartoon Network Network's programming at the time was mostly just mainly old Hanna-Barbera reruns at the time.and Warner Bros. cartoons.
26th Sep '17 11:52:02 AM mightymewtron
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* A [[https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DKq-gqVW0AAI8h_.jpg Firefox ad]] on Tumblr displays a webcam with the Google Chrome colors around it, subtitled "BIG BROWSER IS WATCHING"- referencing the infamous fears of Google storing and selling user data to third parties without permission.
21st Aug '17 7:15:32 AM Berrenta
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* After PETA complained about [[http://video.yahoo.com/watch/8080743/21388992 Dodge's Evel Knievel chimpanzee TV commercial]], Dodge remade it with...an [[http://video.yahoo.com/watch/8080526/21388260 invisible monkey]].

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* After PETA complained about [[http://video.yahoo.com/watch/8080743/21388992 Dodge's Evel Knievel chimpanzee TV commercial]], commercial, Dodge remade it with...an [[http://video.yahoo.com/watch/8080526/21388260 invisible monkey]].monkey.
28th Jun '17 3:09:32 PM mightymewtron
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** Taco Bell ads have gone as far as to paint [=McDonald's=] as a [[https://vimeo.com/125236359 communist state,]] including a Playland-esque slide and clown guards. Those who eat Taco Bell are rebellious "Breakfast Defectors" who choose something new instead of sticking to the same old routine: biscuit tacos.

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** Taco Bell ads have gone as far as to paint [=McDonald's=] as a [[https://vimeo.com/125236359 com/123164900 communist state,]] including a Playland-esque slide and clown guards. Those who eat Taco Bell are rebellious "Breakfast Defectors" who choose something new instead of sticking to the same old routine: biscuit tacos.
28th Jun '17 10:38:57 AM BartN
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* When an infamous incident at a Chicago airport about a passenger being forcibly taken out in a United Airlines plane occurred, and when Oscar Munoz, United [=CEO=], commented that "those [Gulf] airlines aren't airlines", Emirates, one of the flag carriers of the UsefulNotes/UnitedArabEmirates, made this [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEevyPse3f8 ad]] in response and even quoted the [=CEO=]'s own exact words and proclaiming they are a "real airline".



* When an infamous incident at a Chicago airport about a passenger being forcibly taken out in a United Airlines plane occurred, and when Oscar Munoz, United [=CEO=], commented that "those [Gulf] airlines aren't airlines", Emirates, one of the flag carriers of the UsefulNotes/UnitedArabEmirates, made this [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEevyPse3f8 ad]] in response and even quoted the [=CEO=]'s own exact words and proclaiming they are a "real airline".
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