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Hotdogs Making Me Laugh

Posted by terrepruitt on May 12, 2015

I had started writing a different post, a post about a yoga pose I am enjoying lately and wish I could do in my classes.  But as I was cooking dinner my husband came into the room laughing and saying that Hulu finally had a good commercial.  I totally judge commercials.  Since I am forced to have them play, I sometimes watch them.  When I watch them, I judge them.  Currently I am convinced that a specific car company thinks it has very unintelligent owners/drivers – or that is at least the way the commercial portrays them.  And Jack-In-The-Box is brilliant!  Sometimes I enjoy commercials, and now, on Hulu there are two commercials that are super funny  – at least to me and my husband.  The commercials are for hot dogs.

They are old commercials, uploaded to Youtube in 2012, but I am just seeing them now.  Applegate – Natural and Organic Meat is the maker of the commercials or, more accurately, the product that the commercials are advertising is hot dogs.

The one I saw first was this woman sitting at her dining room table interviewing a cow.  The “cow” was a man, a huge muscle man in a cow costume.  They call him Mooscles.  She tells him she is looking for a natural hot dog made of beef without hormones.  He claims he does not use hormones.  She asks him if he uses growth hormones and he says no.  She then tells him there is a needle sticking in his haunch.  He looks at it and say it is not his.

In the other one a woman is in the store holding a package of hotdogs and the cow approaches her and ask her if she is looking for quality meat and she says she thinks she found it and he says, “Yeah, you did,” while flexing his pecs. She says her family prefers all natural beef.  He says his does too and he points to his kid.  The “calf” is the same guy in a shopping cart.  And the “cow” says, “They grow so fast.”  This one is not as funny to me, but the point is funny, I think.  Especially since that is what growth hormones do, make things grow larger than they normally would and at an accelerated rate.  When the commercial shows the product name it states “The cleaner wiener”.  Too funny!

I told my husband that I thought the commercials were so funny I was going to write a blog post about them, but I changed my mind.  He thought they were funny enough for a post.  So I changed my mind back!

That is one icky part of Hulu, so far it seems that they run the same commercials for ever break for a few weeks.  I am so tired of a specific insurance commercial, yet, I honestly couldn’t tell you the company.  Ha, annoying advertising is not always effective.

Do you ever pay attention to commercials?  Do you like some more than others?  Do you have a favorite commercial?

4 Responses to “Hotdogs Making Me Laugh”

  1. sonja said

    hilarious. We go in stages, right now I’m back to Netflix without commercials so i had not yet seen the Cleaner Wiener commercials! Thanks for a fun post on this. I agree about the lack of variety on Hulu Plus. We actually PAY for that service to get a better interface, and we still get commercials. I dont think it’s cool of them. Oh well.

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    • As I mentioned, there is one insurance company who ran three different versions of the same commercial. But even though I saw it over and over – ok, we would turn the volume off because all three were so annoying – I cannot tell you the insurance company. Commercials are interesting sometimes. Like this hotdog one. Funny!

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  2. Cheryl McGovern said

    Morning Terre. Just wanted to say while I love your class, 9 am is too early for me! I am trying some 24 hr classes but may be back😏

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