* Both [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] and played straight at the same time in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owGykVbfgUE this Old Spice commercial]] on Isaiah "Advertising/TheManYourManCouldSmellLike" Mustafa.
* The entire purpose of the Netflix commercial ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIfwdAxOXjU Show, Don't Tell]]''. Judging by the reaction to it on the internet, it's very effective.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsyE2rCW71o This Breast Cancer awareness ad]] specifically says, "If women are more likely to watch a video featuring a hot guy..."
* Johann in the Gevalia Coffee ads.