Lame Advertising: Where Are The Shark’s Teeth Mate?

by Vinaya HS on September 28, 2007

in India Advertising Blog

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Advertisements can’t get any lamer than this ad for Shark Tooth cassettes and CDs.



What’s the connection between a pet shark that functions as a dredging machine at the first whistle, a confused whistler, and cassettes and CDs? Did you observe that at no point during the commercial do you actually see the shark’s teeth? At least one could have [dis]connected with the brand name then.




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Goutham September 28, 2007 at 12:32 PM

I agree this time. The moment i saw this ad, it was “what the heck” kind of a feeling. its absolutely disconnected and directionless ad film making.

Vishu September 28, 2007 at 12:57 PM

hey..its a surrogate ad for a liquor brand newly released.. let me share height of being lame…”MBA changed my Life”..

Vinaya HS September 28, 2007 at 8:46 PM

Thanks Goutham. I was wondering what you would say about this one. It’s a pathetic waste of time and money. As Sturgeon’s law says: “Ninety percent of everything is crud.” It’s especially true for the current crop of Indian advertisements.

Vihsu … didn’t get what you are referring to.

Mrinmoy February 3, 2013 at 5:37 AM

I know this is old ad but I like the whistle very much and after 6 years I found it on youtube again. It’s kinda like a deja vu to me.

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