Commander Adama Parachutes From Plane For Farmer's Insurance

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Usually, he's just slowly walking around his Battlestar mumbling prophetic statements about the importance of mankind in that gruff voice he perfected so well back on Miami Vice but now Edward James Olmos is appearing, again, in two new commercial for Farmer's Insurance. In the first, Olmos is thrown, hands tied, from a plane without a parachute but is "rescued" by a pair of parachutists who, oh, just happen to be free falling through the air to save him by untying his hands and affixing a parachute to him. Of course, on the ground it's revealed it's all just a scene from some movie.

A second spot, also part of a movie set, has Olmos in the future being chased by a flying motorcycle while being shot. Olmos and everything is undamaged. The message in the two spots is things in real life are not indestructible which is why one needs insurance, namely Farmer's

Written by Steve Hall    Comments (1)     File: Campaigns, Celebrity, Commercials, Good     Jul- 2-07  
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Wait, you choose him without a parachute over the classic Battlestar cheese of flying motorcycles?

Omg, what kind of nerd are you?

Posted by: brian on July 2, 2007 02:20 PM

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