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Desperate Housewives

Published/Aired: 
November 2007
Description: 

You thought about jumping on a rubber boat and thwarting harpoons to save the whales. But then you would miss Desperate Housewives.
You don't have to join us, to join us.

Advertising Agency: Leo Burnett, Chicago, USA
Chief Creative Officer: John Condon
Creative Directors: Bob Winter
Copywriters: Bob Winter, Nick Cade
Art Directors: Reed Collins, Hunter Fine

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TRICKY's picture
TRICKY
Activity Score 3794

in fact was watching" Heros" ......

The man who stops advertising to save money is like the man who stops the clock to save time

primo_susto's picture
primo_susto
Activity Score 440

"lost"?

Spanky's picture
Spanky
Activity Score 4899

thought about it. but i was too busy clubbing baby seals.

klaussnow's picture
klaussnow
Activity Score 1645

...and kicking puppies

... its already been done...

everartz's picture
everartz
Activity Score 7613

i remembered the illustration of "peter and jane" kids series when i saw this add, or maybe it is meant to be done so.. no idea..

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ramosraf's picture
ramosraf
Activity Score 115

It's like: "you re really nice but we prefer your money"

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adrianapr
Activity Score 1254

agree totally... that was my feeling when I read it... it's kind of "you're really nice but you're also a coward, a chicken, a potato couch, a stupid who prefers to watch desperate housewifes instead of saving the whales. Give us your money, shut up and let us do the work of a hero for you". Insulting. Offensive.
The idea itself (don't have to join us to join us) is not bad at all, but the line sucks.

Maybe if they were talking about saving babies from starvation I would move, but instead of saving WHALES oh yeah, i prefer the housewifes. 100%.

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jonybeta
Activity Score 364

ramosrad "It's like: "you re really nice but we prefer your money"" jajjajjaajjajjjaajaj, i like the ad but the comment ruined it for me. jajajajajajajjajaja.
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Kateter's picture
Kateter
Activity Score 2029

great attitude.
pissed-off greenpeacers sick&tired of al-gore-type-of-environmentalists. i like it.

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Senhora Kolossa
Activity Score 483

WTF? Seems to be a desperate housewives' work.

teenie's picture
teenie
Activity Score 1894

Comma queen asks: what's with the comma in "you don't have to join us, to join us" No comma! Bad comma!

adrianapr's picture
adrianapr
Activity Score 1254

bad bad bad comma. i agree.

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