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The appeal often related to the ‘storyline’, characters featured or the product. For instance, they mentioned Rolo (elephant never forgets), Tesco (ridiculous and embarrassing granny), Budweiser (animals), Fiat Punto (girl kisses stranger to teach boyfriend a lesson) as well as KitKat, Argos (toys), and McDonald’s. Humour was considered a key ingredient to a ‘good advert’. An element of harm could make it all the funnier, with respondents citing Pot Noodle (parrot bites), Levi (hamster dies) and Rolo.

SOCIAL WORKERS/FOSTER PARENTS MSN (MICROSOFT) Within a live action commercial a rather loveable but sad-looking animated earthworm (with eyes and a cute voice) is accidentally cut in two by a gardener. However, as a result, he becomes two worms, the second half being a female. The original face looks much happier. There was some recall among children of the worm characters in this advertisement, but the brand and the point of the advertising was often missed. It tended to invite sympathy and confusion, with children asking what was happening, and why chop a worm in half?

The response develops from mildly ironic, through sarcastic to a full-blown anti-French rant culminating with the man standing in a boxing ring on the white cliffs of Dover challenging France, Europe and the world to take him on while a flight of fighter planes roars overhead. Only a minority of children claimed to be aware of this advertisement. Some elements were appealing – the high production values (planes, lots of people, music, special effects), and some younger boys (aged 10/11) identified with the sentiment of fighting or challenging those who disagree with you.

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