Mr T returns in second Snickers TV ca...

Mr T returns in second Snickers TV campaign

There are 1 comment on the Guardian Unlimited story from Jul 9, 2008, titled Mr T returns in second Snickers TV campaign. In it, Guardian Unlimited reports that:

Mr T is set to return in a second TV ad campaign for Snickers with a new version of his A-Team catchphrase "I pity the fool" - this time harrassing a speed walker and telling him to "get some nuts". Snickers' ...

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Running Man

Berlin, CT

#1 Jul 28, 2008
As a lifelong runner, when I saw this commercial, I simply thought, "oh, this guy is a just one of those jogger types, and not a serious runner". Somehow someone in the gay community was "looking" hard for something to complain about, and put a big SPIN on this advertisement, making it seem like it was poking fun at gays. Football is about the most "macho type" sport on earth; why don't they make some claim that "football makes fun of gays." This commercial was nothing short of just funny.
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I sent a note on the internet to tell Mars that I'm going to boycott their products, because like so many companies these days, they are lying down and playing door-mat to any group that whimpers about somehow being offended.
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Here is the link where you can tell Mars what you think about playing "door-mat" to these groups.
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http://www.snickers.com/contact.asp
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