"[> On Mon, 27 Jun 2005 03:43:44 GMT, "Carter Braxton"
"[> >No Big Thing... most advertising stretches credulity anyway.
"[> Remember that ads have been pulled that show bicyclists not
"[> wearing helmets, even though they are mostly useless.
The only *good*
Ad that was pulled was (IMHO) also one by Nissan -- way
back in the 80's I think they had an 'Enjoy The Ride' campaign. One
particular ad featured a GI Joe who repels off of Godzilla, gets into a
red sports car, drives down the hall (from the boy's room to the girl's
room), where Barbie and Ken are standing (in their tennis outfits) on
their house. Barbie takes one look at the hot red sports car (and
presumably the 'buff' GI Joe), goes inside, changes to a pair of cutoff
jean shorts, grabs a duffel bag, hops in the passenger seat and GI Joe
drives off, leaving a 'distraught' Ken behind. GI Joe drives under the
grinning Japanese guy standing in the hallway (feet spread). Cut to the
Nissan logo and the slogan "Enjoy The Ride". It seems Mattel was not happy
with Barbie's apparent infeldity... Esp. with GI Joe (also a Mattel
"[> Ken (NY)
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