->'' "I've lived all my life in this weird wonderland;''\\
'' I keep buying things that I don't understand,''\\
'' 'Cause they promise me miracles, magic, and hope,''\\
'' But, somehow, it always turns out to be soap."''
-->-- "Chim Chim Cheree" by Creator/AllanSherman, a parody of "Chim Chim Cheree" from ''Film/MaryPoppins''

Like it or not, commercials (or "adverts", as they're called in the [[TransAtlanticEquivalent UK and New Zealand]]) are a big part of [[strike: TV]] [[OmnipresentTropes all media]].

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[[index]]
[floatboxright:
Categories:
+ BasicCommercialTypes
+ ComingAttractions
+ WeaselWords
+ NotableCampaigns
]

!!!!General:
* ThirtyDayFreeTrial
* AbsoluteComparative
* AdBreakDoubleTake
* AdBumpers
* AdDissonance
* AdvertisingCampaigns
* AdvertisingDisguisedAsNews
* AdvertOverloadedFuture
* AllNaturalSnakeOil
* AllegedlyFreeGame
* AnimateBodyParts
* ApplianceDefenestration
* AsbestosFreeCereal
* AttackOfThePoliticalAd
* UsefulNotes/BeerCommercials
* BeforeAndAfterPictures
* BestIsAverageBetterIsBest
* {{Billboard}}
* BillboardEpic
* BiteTheWaxTadpole
* {{Blipvert}}
* BlueLiquidAbsorbent
* BrandNamesAreBetter
* BrandNameTakeover
* BrandX
* BreakawayAdvertisement
* BumperSticker
* CableSatelliteMudslinging
* CharacterShill
* ChristmasCreep
* CityShoutOuts
* ClarkesLawForGirlsToys
* ColbertBump
* CommercialBreakCliffhanger
* CommercialPopUp
* CommercialSwitcheroo
* ConsumerConspiracy
* {{Crunchtastic}}
* DadaAd
* DamnedByAFoolsPraise
* DamnedByFaintPraise
* TheDeadRiseToAdvertise
* DeceptivelySimpleDemonstration
* DefenestrateAndBerate
* DeliciousFruitPies
* DesignStudentsOrgasm
* DisneyOwnsThisTrope
* {{Dualvertisement}}
* EnforcedPlug
* EyeCatch
* EverythingTalks
* ExcuseQuestion
* FakeFood
* FakeVideoCameraView
* ForcedMeme
* FourthWallGreeting
* {{Freemium}}
* FreePrizeAtTheBottom
* GetTheSensation
* GhostInTheMachine
* GourmetPetFood
* GratuitousSpecialEffects
* GreenChristmas
* HandOrObjectUnderwear
* HereComesTheScience
* HiveMindTestimonial
* HomogenousMultinationalAdCampaign
* HopeMongering
* HotSlot
* IconicLogo
* IfYouLikeXFiles
* ImagineSpot
* InsaneProprietor
* InternetAds
* InUniverseMarketing
* InvisibleAdvertising
* {{iProduct}}
* {{Japandering}}
* JustPenniesADay
* KitschyLocalCommercial
* LetsMeetTheMeat
* Letters2Numbers
* LiesDamnedLiesAndStatistics
* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition
* LogoJoke
* MadeInCountryX
* {{Mascot}}
* MenBuyFromMarsWomenBuyFromVenus
* {{Microtransactions}}
* ModelCouple
* NeurosisCommercialis
* NeverNeedsSharpening
* NewAndImproved
* NewLookSameGreatTaste
* OfferVoidInNebraska
* OperatorsAreStandingBy
* OrganAutonomy
* OurProductSucks
* OurSloganIsTerrible
* ParodyCommercial
* PistolPose
* PolishTheTurd
* PreOrderBonus
* ProductPlacement
* ProductPromotionParade
* ProductSwitcherooAd
* PublicRelationsAd
* RepeatingAd
* ReversePsychologyMarketing
* RidiculouslyLoudCommercial
* RiggedContest
* SalesmanCam
* ScareCampaign
* ScareEmStraight
* SegregatedCommercial
* SelfPromotionDisguisedAsNews
* ServingSuggestion
* SexSells
* SexyPackaging
* SexForProduct
* ShavingIsScience
* ShoddyKnockoffProduct
* SideBySideDemonstration
* SideEffectsInclude
* SigilSpam
* SimilarToTheShow
* SlicesDicesAndMakesJulienneFries
* {{Slogans}}
* StartingFrom
* StealthCigaretteCommercial
* StepfordConsumer
* StrawmanProduct
* StuckOnBandAidBrand
* SubliminalAdvertising
* SubliminalSeduction
* SuperBowlSpecial (also known as FIFAWorldCupSpecial)
* {{Tagline}}s
* TalkingPest
* TapeSwitch
* TheManIsStickingItToTheMan
* ThePowerOfCheese
* TokenTrio
* TooIncompetentToOperateABlanket
** [[TooIncompetentToOperateABlanket/{{Advertising}} Advertising Examples]]
* TotallyRadical
* {{Trailers}}
* TropeCoTropeOfTheWeek
* TwoChicksInAKitchen
* TwoGuysInAGarage
* UnfortunateIngredients
* UpMarketing
* ViralMarketing
* WeCare
* WeDontSuckAnymore
* WeSuckLess
* WhatWereTheySellingAgain
* WolverinePublicity
* XtremeKoolLetterz

!!Breakfast Cereals:
* AdjacentToThisCompleteBreakfast
* CerealInducedSuperpowers
* CerealViceReward
* MagicallyDelicious

!!Disclaimers:
* BatteriesNotIncluded
* DoNotAttempt
* IApprovedThisMessage
* MotorMouth
* ResultsNotTypical
* RattlingOffLegal
* UnreadableDisclaimer

!!Medical:
* ImNotADoctorButIPlayOneOnTV
* NineOutOfTenDoctorsAgree
* PainCenter
* SideEffectsInclude
* SpiceRackPanacea

!!Music:
* IsntItIronic
* {{Jingle}}
* PhoneNumberJingle
* RepurposedPopSong
* TopTenJingle

!!Stock Phrases:
* AndNinetyNineCents
* ButWaitTheresMore
* FourEqualPaymentsOf
* IfYouCallBeforeMidnightTonight
* ItWorksItself
* NotAvailableInStores
* NowHowMuchWouldYouPay
* PleaseSubscribeToOurChannel
* ThisProductWillChangeYourLife
[[index]]

!!Notable Figures:
* Advertising/TheBurgerKing
* WesternAnimation/DoctorRabbit
* Creator/StanFreberg
* Creator/BillyMays
* [[Advertising/MAndMs M&M's]]
* Advertising/KevinButler
* Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike
* Advertising/TheMostInterestingManInTheWorld
* Website/{{Vat19}}
* Creator/VinceOffer
* Advertising/{{Peggy}}
* Film/ErnestPWorrell
* Advertising/SegataSanshiro
* Creator/ShigesatoItoi
* Advertising/TerryTateOfficeLinebacker
* Advertising/WilkinsCoffee
[[/index]]

!!Notable Venues:
* PrimeTime
* SaturdayMorningCartoon
* SuperBowl

!!Other:
* AdvertisingCampaigns
* ''Series/MadMen''
[[/index]]

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