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August 21st, 2008

Mr. Opportunity

I hate Mr. Opportunity, the animated Honda spokesperson that knocks on your TV screen (get it? Opportunity knocking? HAR!) to sell cars. And I’m not the only one.

I was hoping that since TVs with screens made of glass are becoming less and less common, that they’d consider dropping the annoying campaign since a guy knocking on the inside of your LCD screen doesn’t work quite the same. Sadly, there’s a new Mr. Opportunity ad where he taps a microphone instead. So, I fear these ads may never end.

I’m not quite sure who the target audience is for these ads. No one could possibly like them, right? Oh, wait…

The naysayers over Honda’s recent Mr. Opportunity ads are way off base. To me, it is completely refreshing to view such a charismatic, clean cut, well mannered and obviously completley honest pitchman. Bravo Honda! If I were in the market to buy a new car right now and I was teetering between makers, you can bet that Honda would get the edge because really, would Mr. Opportunity steer you wrong…I think not!

Man, I hope that commenter was being sarcastic.

Posted in Cars, Consumer Commentary, Television, Movies, and Music

raptorr2004 September 4, 2008, 2:00 am

some mr opportunity! only for well qualified buyers he says!! where is the opportunity? only rich people?! he sucks!!!!!!

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