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11th Feb '17 5:00:34 AM TommyTiger
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** Creator/SethMacFarlane says this was why he did the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl_Ocg1Eoko Asian Trix]]" parody.

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** Creator/SethMacFarlane [[note]]The guy whose shows are known for [[CrossesTheLineTwice Crossing the Line Twice]] (or sometimes [[DudeNotFunny once]])[[/note]] says this was why he did the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl_Ocg1Eoko Asian Trix]]" parody.



* The pea in the old Batchelor's advert (UK), made to think about the "old days on the farm, in the pod with all your friends", etc. Its own tears turn it to mush.

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* The pea in the old Batchelor's advert (UK), made to think about the "old old days on the farm, in the pod with all your friends", his friends, etc. Its The result? His own tears turn it to mush.



* The Geico commercial where the DrillSergeantNasty is a therapist. His client is tearful at the end.

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* The Geico commercial where the DrillSergeantNasty is a therapist. His Can you blame his client is for being tearful at in the end.end?



* The little, broken-hearted lamp sitting on the curb in the IKEA commercial that everyone feels so sorry for. Lampshaded (pun intended) by some guy coming in and saying the lamp has no feeling and asking why we feel bad about him.

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* The little, broken-hearted lamp sitting on the curb in the IKEA commercial that everyone feels so sorry for. Lampshaded (pun intended) by some guy coming in and saying the lamp has no feeling feelings and asking why we feel bad about him.



* The kids in the Jell-O Temptations pudding commercials, who are jump-scared, terrified, abandoned, and forced in child slavery by their [[AbusiveParent parents]] for eating the pudding!
* The woman in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN5vWuapbFQ this commercial for Jamster]]. Her husband-to-be left her at the altar.

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* The kids in the Jell-O Temptations pudding commercials, who are jump-scared, terrified, abandoned, and forced in child slavery by their [[AbusiveParent parents]] for eating the pudding!
pudding.
* The woman in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN5vWuapbFQ this commercial for Jamster]]. Her Say how many of you feel sorry for her when her husband-to-be left her at the altar.
9th Feb '17 9:04:17 AM TommyTiger
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* The [[PolarBearsAndPenguins polar bear]] in the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNeEVkhTutY Nissan Leaf commercial]]. I mean, the poor guy (or, possibly, girl) walks all the way from [[GrimUpNorth the arctic]] to [[SubUrbia the suburbs]] to give a man a hug for purchasing a Nissan Leaf and, as the ad implies, [[FridgeLogic saving earth's polar ice caps from melting]].

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* The [[PolarBearsAndPenguins polar bear]] in the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNeEVkhTutY Nissan Leaf commercial]]. I mean, the The poor guy (or, possibly, girl) walks all the way from [[GrimUpNorth the arctic]] to [[SubUrbia the suburbs]] to give a man a hug for purchasing a Nissan Leaf and, as the ad implies, [[FridgeLogic saving earth's polar ice caps from melting]].



** When a poll was taken to see if the Trix Rabbit should get the Trix, it was almost unanimously agreed that he should. Also, there's several commercials that seem to go out of their way to make the kids look like jerks (one having the Rabbit actually buy a box, and the kids steal it from him because "Trix are for kids")

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** When a poll was taken to see if the Trix Rabbit should get the Trix, it was almost unanimously agreed that he should. Also, there's several commercials that seem to go out of their way to make the kids look like jerks (one having the Rabbit actually buy a box, box ''with his own money'' and the kids steal ''steal it from him him'' because "Trix are for kids")



* The pea in the old Batchelor's advert (UK), made to think about the "old days on the farm, in the pod with all your friends", etc. Its own tears turn it to mush and this is supposed to make you want to eat mushy peas!

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* The pea in the old Batchelor's advert (UK), made to think about the "old days on the farm, in the pod with all your friends", etc. Its own tears turn it to mush and this is supposed to make you want to eat mushy peas!mush.



* The Geico commercial where the DrillSergeantNasty is a therapist. His poor client!

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* The Geico commercial where the DrillSergeantNasty is a therapist. His poor client!client is tearful at the end.



* The LAMP! The little, broken-hearted lamp sitting on the curb in the IKEA commercial that everyone feels so sorry for.

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* The LAMP! The little, broken-hearted lamp sitting on the curb in the IKEA commercial that everyone feels so sorry for.for. Lampshaded (pun intended) by some guy coming in and saying the lamp has no feeling and asking why we feel bad about him.



* The Quit Smoking ad, with the young boy losing his mother in the busy public place, dear lord the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAirUswrNFo poor little boy]].
* The ad [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NG1hdWb8yBM]] with a rooster crowing in the middle of the night, and the lady is annoyed, and makes it leave. THEN you see it wandering in the streets, looking pitiful, crowing mournfully at a few doors, and it's raining. After a few scenes, it wanders off into the cold darkness.
** The rooster shows up in the end with her coworker, who looks on in sympathy, in the cubicle next to her.

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* The Quit Smoking ad, ad with the young boy losing his mother in the busy public place, dear lord the place. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAirUswrNFo poor Poor little boy]].
boy]]...
* The ad PlayedForLaughs in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NG1hdWb8yBM]] com/watch?v=NG1hdWb8yBM this ad]] with a rooster crowing in the middle of the night, and the lady is annoyed, and makes it leave. THEN Then you see it wandering in the streets, looking pitiful, crowing mournfully at a few doors, and it's raining. After a few scenes, it wanders off into the cold darkness.
** The
darkness. On the bright side, though, the rooster shows up in the end with her coworker, who looks on in sympathy, in the cubicle next to her.



* The woman in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN5vWuapbFQ this commercial for Jamster]]. Her husband-to-be left her at the altar, for God's sake!

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* The woman in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN5vWuapbFQ this commercial for Jamster]]. Her husband-to-be left her at the altar, for God's sake!altar.



* The little salt shaker, and his friend the pepper shaker, from the Sidekicks ads. When they start crying...*sniff*
* The Pepsi Next commercial where it shows a mother fawning over her baby...until the father brings home the soda (marketed as having 60% less sugar than regular Pepsi but having the same taste) and they start fawning over the dang thing over their own child! Who's trying to get their attention by doing amazing things like dancing, playing guitar etc. And it just shows them paying more attention to the sodas than their own kid. "Poor baby!"

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* The little salt shaker, and his friend the pepper shaker, from the Sidekicks ads. When they start crying...*sniff*
crying, it's a big TearJerker
* PlayedForLaughs (albeit [[BlackComedy dark laughs]] with The Pepsi Next commercial where it shows a mother fawning over her baby...until the father brings home the soda (marketed as having 60% less sugar than regular Pepsi but having the same taste) and they start fawning over the dang thing it over their own child! Who's child who's trying to get their attention by doing amazing things like dancing, playing guitar etc. And it just shows them paying more attention to the sodas than their own kid. "Poor baby!" You're gonna feel very sorry for him.
2nd Feb '17 4:58:43 AM TommyTiger
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* The LAMP! The little, broken-hearted lamp sitting on the curb in the IKEA commercial that everyone feels so sorry for until that Swedish asshole pops up and tells us we're being silly because it's only a lamp. Go to hell, Swedish asshole!

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* The LAMP! The little, broken-hearted lamp sitting on the curb in the IKEA commercial that everyone feels so sorry for until that Swedish asshole pops up and tells us we're being silly because it's only a lamp. Go to hell, Swedish asshole!for.



* The stupid ad [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NG1hdWb8yBM]] with a rooster crowing in the middle of the night, and the lady is annoyed, and makes it leave. THEN you see it wandering in the streets, looking pitiful, crowing mournfully at a few doors, and it's raining. After a few scenes, it wanders off into the cold darkness, and the woman is smiling in her sleep, pulling those f*cking covers over her stupid, dumb head. You're supposed to think: "Good, now that woman can sleep," you end up thinking: "Poor rooster! That bitch just KICKED 'IM OUT!! He has nowehere to go!!"
** The rooster shows up in the end with her coworker, who looks on in sympathy, in the cubicle next to her. Lady, you're not getting away from him that easily!

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* The stupid ad [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NG1hdWb8yBM]] with a rooster crowing in the middle of the night, and the lady is annoyed, and makes it leave. THEN you see it wandering in the streets, looking pitiful, crowing mournfully at a few doors, and it's raining. After a few scenes, it wanders off into the cold darkness, and the woman is smiling in her sleep, pulling those f*cking covers over her stupid, dumb head. You're supposed to think: "Good, now that woman can sleep," you end up thinking: "Poor rooster! That bitch just KICKED 'IM OUT!! He has nowehere to go!!"
darkness.
** The rooster shows up in the end with her coworker, who looks on in sympathy, in the cubicle next to her. Lady, you're not getting away from him that easily!
9th Apr '16 9:54:11 AM FromtheWordsofBR
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** Creator/SethMacFarlane says this was why he did the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl_Ocg1Eoko Asian Trix]]" ad.

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** Creator/SethMacFarlane says this was why he did the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl_Ocg1Eoko Asian Trix]]" ad.parody.



* The numerous dogs, cats, and other animals in the various animal charity commercials (the achingly sad music doesn't help). It's a toss-up as to which one makes me cry the most, but the "but I know that I am a good dog" line in the Pedigree commercial never fails to choke me up, not to mention make me wish I had a million dollars so that I could provide for all of them.

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* The numerous dogs, cats, and other animals in the various animal charity commercials (the achingly sad music doesn't help). It's a toss-up as to which one makes me will make you cry the most, but the "but I "I know that I am a good dog" line in the Pedigree commercial will never fails fail to choke me up, not to mention make me wish I had a million dollars so that I could provide for all of them.you up.



* The kid in that NSPCC ad. Seriously! Would YOU want to be brutally abused and burnt by your ''own father''?!

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* The kid in that the NSPCC ad. Seriously! Would YOU want to be brutally abused "Cartoon Boy" advert, who is repeatedly thrown across the house, used as an ashtray, and burnt is thrown down the stairs by your ''own father''?!his own father.



* The Pepsi throwback commercial where it shows a mother fawning over her baby until the father brings the Pepsi throwback's and they start fawning over the dang sodas over their own child! Who's trying to get their attention by doing amazing things like dancing, playing guitar etc. And it just shows them paying more attention to the sodas than their own kid. "Poor baby!"
** This was actually for Pepsi Max; the parents were marveling at how a soda that "contains 60% less sugar" than regular soda would taste so good and some might consider it hilarious, especially since the commercial specifically engineers it to where you the viewer concentrates first and foremost on Super Baby.

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* The Pepsi throwback Next commercial where it shows a mother fawning over her baby baby...until the father brings home the soda (marketed as having 60% less sugar than regular Pepsi throwback's but having the same taste) and they start fawning over the dang sodas thing over their own child! Who's trying to get their attention by doing amazing things like dancing, playing guitar etc. And it just shows them paying more attention to the sodas than their own kid. "Poor baby!"
** This was actually for Pepsi Max; the parents were marveling at how a soda that "contains 60% less sugar" than regular soda would taste so good and some might consider it hilarious, especially since the commercial specifically engineers it to where you the viewer concentrates first and foremost on Super Baby.
baby!"
31st Aug '15 10:20:58 AM smittykins
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** Ditto for the [[http://youtu.be/ioY0vUijswU Zoloft blob.]]
24th Aug '15 3:16:17 AM jormis29
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** Creator/SethMacFarlane says this was why he did the ''Series/FamilyGuy'' "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl_Ocg1Eoko Asian Trix]]" ad.

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** Creator/SethMacFarlane says this was why he did the ''Series/FamilyGuy'' ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl_Ocg1Eoko Asian Trix]]" ad.
9th Dec '14 11:38:52 AM AsForMyHandle
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** Creator/SethMcFarlane says this was why he did the ''Series/FamilyGuy'' "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl_Ocg1Eoko Asian Trix]]" ad.

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** Creator/SethMcFarlane Creator/SethMacFarlane says this was why he did the ''Series/FamilyGuy'' "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl_Ocg1Eoko Asian Trix]]" ad.
1st Nov '14 1:39:05 PM Klavice
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** The ad, fittingly titled ''The Sad Bus'', was funded by the Polish Ministry of Interior. It advertises an online bus verification system which supposedly lets you check the technical info and condition of any bus in the country. [[spoiler:Most viewers failed to absorb this information, since they were still emotionally reeling from the punchline.]]

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** The ad, fittingly titled ''The Sad Bus'', was funded by the Polish Ministry of Interior. It advertises an online bus verification system which supposedly lets you check the technical info and condition of any bus in the country. [[spoiler:Most viewers failed to absorb this information, since they were still emotionally reeling from the punchline.]]]]
* Surprisingly played for laughs in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5urxHsv1Qc this]] Hey You Pikachu ad. You can't help but feel sorry for that poor dog who got fat, walks himself, and is starved for attention. Looking for love here!
29th Aug '14 11:46:47 AM MsPandaRosa
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** The rooster shows up in the end with her coworker, in the cubicle next to her. Lady, you're not getting away from him that easily!

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** The rooster shows up in the end with her coworker, who looks on in sympathy, in the cubicle next to her. Lady, you're not getting away from him that easily!
29th Aug '14 11:45:56 AM MsPandaRosa
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* The stupid ad [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NG1hdWb8yBM]] with a rooster crowing in the middle of the night, and the lady is annoyed, and makes it leave. THEN you see it wandering in the streets, looking pitiful, crowing mournfully at a few doors, and it's raining. After a few scenes, it wanders off into the cold darkness, and the woman is smiling in her sleep, pulling those f*cking covers over her stupid, dumb head. You're supposed to think: "Good, now that woman can sleep!" you end up thinking: "Poor rooster! That bitch just KICKED 'IM OUT!! He has nowehere to go!!"

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* The stupid ad [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NG1hdWb8yBM]] with a rooster crowing in the middle of the night, and the lady is annoyed, and makes it leave. THEN you see it wandering in the streets, looking pitiful, crowing mournfully at a few doors, and it's raining. After a few scenes, it wanders off into the cold darkness, and the woman is smiling in her sleep, pulling those f*cking covers over her stupid, dumb head. You're supposed to think: "Good, now that woman can sleep!" sleep," you end up thinking: "Poor rooster! That bitch just KICKED 'IM OUT!! He has nowehere to go!!"
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