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The Worst Ads from the Biggest Brands in the Last Three Months Alone
By: Digiday
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Ya’d think in 2016 that the supposedly smartest CMOs in the world would be able help produce, if not great ads, at least not complete garbage, wouldn’t ya?

If so, ya’d be wrong.

I have never seen so many bad big-brand ads within such a short span (about three months). I’m seriously advising you to not watch any of these, not even for five seconds.

GE, "Raining Octopuses,” by BBDO NYC
“We’re ready for whatever you’ve got, world.” Including a downpour of cephalopods. This is via General Electric, one of the biggest energy companies in the world and allegedly one of America’s biggest polluters. If octopi ever do come crashing down from the heavens, GE just may be one the reasons why. So I’m so glad they’re ready for it! Also, this spot is presented humorously? These octopi are hitting earth at 9.8 meters per second squared and are all dying instantly. That’s a knee-slapper of a situation right there.

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