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  • Friday, December 15, 2006
    "I just want to make an omelet."
    Pun City has once again come through with a great AMM Humorous Ad suggestion. There is really not much to say about this ad other than it was great for its time, didn't need a follow-up, and definitely had an everlasting effect.

    Geico's Tiny House ad came right before their Caveman tirade and it didn't get the true spotlight it deserved. This ad involving a "couple" on a "reality show" that had to live in a extra-tiny house. This ad campaign came right amongst the reality boom of the 2000s. It's been said that some broadcasters chose not to air the ad because it seemed so true; they felt viewers would be confused, looking for the show.

    I've linked it here compliments of Tubespot but have grabbed the best screen-caps and have pasted them below. The first shot is the intro to the commercial - the couple kissing at their marriage prior to the house. The next group of images are screen-caps of the couple hitting their heads on the short ceilings.

    And the final screen-cap (PC's and AMM's favorite) has the two fighting in the kitchen and then the male actor screams the ever-famous line: "I just want to make an omelet."

    posted by Marketing Sensei @ 5:59 PM  
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