- This 1993 Energizer commercial features the Witched Witch of the West trying to fricassee the Energizer Bunny, and winding up all wet as a result.
- Claymation Dominos Pizza mascot The Noid was as bad as Wile E. Coyote at times, in commercials like this one, this one, and especially this one.
- There was an Erin Esurance commercial where burglars tried to break into Erin's house. Her cat dumps some stuff onto the burglars, causing the dynamite they had set up to blow up on them.
Hoist By His Own Petard / Advertising
When a character in a commercial tries out a "leading brand," it most often blows up in their face.