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... then you'll love this completely mundane product. No, really, you will. Would they allow this ProductPlacement of this otherwise completely irrelevant product if you wouldn't love it?

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...[[SelfDemonstratingArticle ... then you'll love this completely mundane product. ]] No, really, you will. Would they allow this ProductPlacement of this otherwise completely irrelevant product if you wouldn't love it?


* For some time, {{GSN}} kept promoting its revival of ''Series/ChainReaction'' as being "from the producers of ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire?''" when about the only other thing the two shows had in common was the GameShow genre.

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* For some time, {{GSN}} Creator/{{GSN}} kept promoting its revival of ''Series/ChainReaction'' as being "from the producers of ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire?''" when about the only other thing the two shows had in common was the GameShow genre.

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* When ''Film/TheMartian'' was released on DVD in the UK, at least some copies came with [[http://imgur.com/zezAOtu a flyer advertising a brand of redskinned potatoes]].


* For some time, {{GSN}} kept promoting its revival of ''Series/ChainReaction'' as being "from the producers of ''WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire?''" when about the only other thing the two shows had in common was the GameShow genre.

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* For some time, {{GSN}} kept promoting its revival of ''Series/ChainReaction'' as being "from the producers of ''WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire?''" ''Series/WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire?''" when about the only other thing the two shows had in common was the GameShow genre.

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* Parodied in the trailer for the VHS release ''WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpy: The Stupidest Stories''
-->"If you enjoy sweeping cinematography, sentimental sagas, and in-depth character studies...you're really gonna ''hate'' this!"

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* "Ride more than the waves in Hawaii!" exclaims a Chevy ad during every episode of ''Series/HawaiiFive0'', as the show's iconic theme tune, and car chases featuring Chevrolet vehicles, plays.


* TheRickMercerReport does quite a few of these, mentioning "from the producers of _____, we bring you _____".

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* TheRickMercerReport ''Series/TheRickMercerReport'' does quite a few of these, mentioning "from the producers of _____, we bring you _____".


A related phenomenon with music from an ''unpopular'' work is BreakAwayPopHit. Not to be confused with marketing ''works'' to fans of other works, i.e. "If you liked HarryPotter, read this!"

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A related phenomenon with music from an ''unpopular'' work is BreakAwayPopHit. Not to be confused with marketing ''works'' to fans of other works, i.e. "If you liked HarryPotter, Literature/HarryPotter, read this!"



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A related phenomenon with music from an ''unpopular'' work is BreakAwayPopHit.

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A related phenomenon with music from an ''unpopular'' work is BreakAwayPopHit. Not to be confused with marketing ''works'' to fans of other works, i.e. "If you liked HarryPotter, read this!"

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* In fact, these days, it's common for commercials to display the product in use in (usually fake) scenes from the movie, show the product's name, and then show the name of the movie that ties in the product.


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* When the first ''[[TheXFilesFightTheFuture X-Files]]'' movie came out, a commercial for a certain car was frequently broadcast. The music from the show played in the background, as if to say "if you like the X-Files, buy this!" The automobile had little connection with the movie other than being in it. And the film wasn't famous for its cool cars.

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* When the first ''[[TheXFilesFightTheFuture ''[[Film/TheXFilesFightTheFuture X-Files]]'' movie came out, a commercial for a certain car was frequently broadcast. The music from the show played in the background, as if to say "if you like the X-Files, ''The X-Files'', buy this!" The automobile had little connection with the movie other than being in it. And the film wasn't famous for its cool cars.


* When the first ''[[TheXFiles X-Files]]'' movie came out, a commercial for a certain car was frequently broadcast. The music from the show played in the background, as if to say "if you like the X-Files, buy this!" The automobile had little connection with the movie other than being in it. And the film wasn't famous for its cool cars.
* The Matrix Poweraide commercials were more entertaining versions of this trope.

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* When the first ''[[TheXFiles ''[[TheXFilesFightTheFuture X-Files]]'' movie came out, a commercial for a certain car was frequently broadcast. The music from the show played in the background, as if to say "if you like the X-Files, buy this!" The automobile had little connection with the movie other than being in it. And the film wasn't famous for its cool cars.
* The Matrix ''Film/TheMatrix'' Poweraide commercials were more entertaining versions of this trope.



* "Bond Girl 007" perfume from AVON. Released to go with QuantumOfSolace. There is no perfume in that film, and relatively little Bond Girl.

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* "Bond Girl 007" perfume from AVON. Released to go with QuantumOfSolace.''Film/QuantumOfSolace''. There is no perfume in that film, and relatively little Bond Girl.


* For some time, {{GSN}} kept promoting its revival of ''ChainReaction'' as being "from the producers of ''WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire?''" when about the only other thing the two shows had in common was the GameShow genre.

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* For some time, {{GSN}} kept promoting its revival of ''ChainReaction'' ''Series/ChainReaction'' as being "from the producers of ''WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire?''" when about the only other thing the two shows had in common was the GameShow genre.




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