Everyone Loves Freddy Kruger Fonzies Spot, We Don't


Apparently, we're the only ones that don't like this Freddy Kruger Fonzies commercial. Every ad blog has this thing up. It was sent to us. We watched it. We said "whatever" and thought we'd move onto something more clever. Nope. Apparently Freddy Kruger has died so many times and been "so over" for so many years it's OK for some horror-hipster creative team to whip up this overly predictable slop. Some like to call it foreshadowing. We like to call it a bad concept. We can just hear the copywriter during the concepting meeting. "Dude, the AE says these Fonzie chips are, like, finger licking good. Check this - we should get that Freddy Kruger dude to lick his fingers in the spot an then have him scream and shit. That would rock!" Not.

Written by Steve Hall    Comments (14)     File: Commercials, Creative Commentary     Apr- 3-06  
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Being in Canada, I had no idea Fonzie's were snacks. Imagine my disappointment when I click the video expecting to see a leather jacket-clad Freddy Kruger crashing a party with a resounding "Eyyyyy!" and then heading to the nearest bathroom to set up shop.

Posted by: Libby. Yes, like the Beans. [TypeKey Profile Page] on April 3, 2006 07:30 PM


Posted by: on April 3, 2006 09:02 PM

Personally, even if I posted, I don't like it. I find kind of disgusting watching such an horrible monster eating snacks. I think it's not a good association.

Posted by: Martina on April 4, 2006 01:49 AM

So this is not a Happay Days meets Freddy Kruger commercial. I am disappointed. Perhaps the creative team should go back the movies : what about the Scream trilogy ? Or the Saw ? Non-ironic Slasher are old-fashioned.

Posted by: Somebaudy on April 4, 2006 04:24 AM

Guess they couldn't afford Johnny "Scissorhands" Depp.

Posted by: Bob on April 4, 2006 09:43 AM

It would've been funnier had Freddy masturbated.

Posted by: tom lout on April 4, 2006 10:08 AM

Is it any worse the crappy Burger King ads that everyone seems to like?

Posted by: Phil on April 4, 2006 12:16 PM

er... did he cut his tongue? is that the punchline? the scream seems pretty outragous for a little cut on the tongue.

no digg


Posted by: Dario Meli on April 4, 2006 02:12 PM


Posted by: woodenlunch on April 4, 2006 03:56 PM

yall are a bunch of nuevo ironic nazi whores. yall don't know what taste is. i thought it was hilarious.i love freddy and seeing him do something stupid is funny. stop giving back bad feedback.shutup and say something good or nothing at all you tasteless bastards. dumb sheisstkoph.
essen z sheizer und potten deir, du hundin.

Posted by: teresa on May 13, 2006 03:35 AM

listen freddys a cool dude and hes so funny i love his movies especily the first one with johnny depp in it love you johnny but freddy is cool so stop hating him so bad he funny ang a great actor so nah

Posted by: anna on July 23, 2006 11:34 PM

i love johnny depp i love johnny depp i love johnny depp

Posted by: anna on July 23, 2006 11:36 PM

i really love your movies.for some reason i have always loved scary movies.thanks freddy for giving us somthing good to watch.

Posted by: melissa on July 1, 2007 03:45 AM

im with teresa.

Posted by: melissa on July 1, 2007 03:51 AM

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