Examples of {{Actor Allusion}}s in Advertising.


* A ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' themed ad for US Postal Services flat rate boxes had Hamm the piggy bank informing the group about the service while wearing a postal hat and bag. Hamm is voiced in the films by John Ratzenberger, who's most known for playing a postman on [[{{Cheers}} this one TV series]]...
** Ratzenberger also was the spokesman for Pitney-Bowes Personal Post Office.
* During the second ''Old Spice'' campaign with "Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike", Old Spice had him answer random tweets to @[=OldSpice=]...and a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-qpEUOtLk8 random tweet from one @IsaiahMustafa]]. Unfortunately, this does not qualify as TalkingToHimself.
* With credit to TheOtherWiki for pointing out the reference: The original ad campaign for [=XM=] Satellite Radio featured famous musicians falling from the sky and crashing into various mundane settings. Music/DavidBowie fell into a motel room, looked skyward and murmured, [[Film/TheManWhoFellToEarth "I'll never get used to that."]]
* There exists a 5% cash back discover card commercial that mentions [[Film/GroundhogDay Ned the Head]]. The narrator of the commercial just happens to be the [[StephenTobolowsky actor]] who played him.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVYzxxgKXTY A 2008 Superbowl commercial for Diet Pepsi Max]] was set to Haddaway's "What Is Love." Drinking the Pepsi gives everyone the energy to head bounce to the song. The end of the commercial features [[ANightAtTheRoxbury Chris]] [[SaturdayNightLive Kattan]] who in response to the head-bopping, yells "STOP IT!"
* An advertisement by Mercedes-Benz has a DealWithTheDevil theme to it, where the Prince of Darkness tempts a man with a CLA. The devil is played by Willem Dafoe, who played the title character in ''TheLastTemptationOfChrist''.