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If companies are going to interrupt your episode of Game of Thrones or make you wait a couple of seconds before allowing you to watch a music video on YouTube, then they have an obligation to at least make the advertisement entertaining.
Thankfully Old Spice have managed to do both.
Don’t believe me. Watch their latest advertisement below.
Turns out that packing LOLs into your advertisements is profitable. Their advertisment, Old Spice: The Man Your Man Could Smell Like not only racked up 48 million YouTube views, sales of Old Spice reportedly shot up by 55 percent. The advertisement also won a Creative Emmy Award for Best Commercial of the Year.
There formula seems to be to take a familiar situation and then warp it until it becomes hilarious. Check out this advertisement, which makes fun of clingy mothers and musicals.