171 – Commercial Characters

Advertising utilizes many different tricks to try and gain as much interest as possible for their products.  Making up funny and memorable characters is one of those tried and true methods, and that is the topic of discussion for today’s episode!  The panel takes a look at some of their favorite original characters that originated in TV commercials.  Ranging from the recent fun and funny, to nostalgic, to the just plain odd, listeners might be surprised to learn just how popular some of these commercials creations became.


Zack Slater
Frank Melman

Produced by Zack Slater

Produced/Edited by Clifton

Engineered by Mike BlueLion209

Music: Arpy – Dan Henig  
Support by RFM – NCM: https://bit.ly/2xGHypM

Episode Notes for Commercial Characters

Captain Crunch


Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)

Mac Tonight

Kool-Aid Man

7 Up Spot

Cool Spot Video Game

Max Headroom

Pillsbury Doughboy

Snuggles Bear

Doug before he was Doug

Geico Caveman

Dr. Rick

Larry Johnson’s Grandmama

Ted Lasso

The Most Interesting Man in the World

The Most Interesting Man in the World Mission to Mars

Meet the New Most Interesting Man in the World

The New Most Interesting Man in the World

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