Crispin Spoofs Jetta Commercial With Passat Crash Ad


Crispin Porter + Bogusky AD: "Dude, since everyone's been talking about those crash ads we did for the Jetta, wouldn't it be cool if we made an ad for the Passat where two chicks were talking about the ads while driving together and then...get this....and then...they get in a crash!?" Alex: "Yea, dude. Go with it. That rocks." Oh, and along the lines of spoofing ads, a second one has a bunch of guys riding in a Passat station wagon (as if a bunch of guys would ever be caught dead in that Soccer Mom ride) talking about one of those four hour erection ads before they get in a crash.

by Steve Hall    Sep-24-06   Click to Comment   
Topic: Commercials, Spoofs   

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Three little words: da da da.

Posted by: Jake on September 24, 2006 8:22 PM

The next commercial will be two different cars talking. One car will be full of PC users, the other car will be Mac users. Then they crash (pun intended) into each other.

Posted by: Adbrat on September 25, 2006 7:58 AM

brilliant! thx for the post Steve.

see you at omma. I'll be at MarriotM exhibits in one hour gray jacket/black slacks /morticians tie.;)

Posted by: arthur on September 25, 2006 9:41 AM

that second link should probably point to here:

Posted by: anon on September 25, 2006 12:15 PM

Considering these spots are actually running (I've seen them over the past few days), what makes them spoofs?

Posted by: greyfedora on September 25, 2006 1:28 PM

My misuse of the word "spoof" makes them spoofs:-)

Posted by: Steve Hall on September 25, 2006 1:50 PM

how meta is crispin? easy boys, its just advertsing.

Posted by: steve on September 25, 2006 3:23 PM

I saw that ad and actually liked it. What's funny is that I never realized the ads were for the Jetta. I thought they were for VW as a whole. Huh. Guess the ads don't do a great job of selling the car, just a car.

Posted by: CarlenLea on September 27, 2006 9:33 AM

More belly button gazing from the "Craziest Ad Guys In America"

Don't the crazies at Crispin have better things to do on their clients' time?!

Posted by: Adam Zand on September 27, 2006 9:36 AM