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8 Humiliating Japanese Ads Starring Oscar Nominees
CRACKED.com ^ | 02/20/2009 | Cole Gamble

Posted on 02/20/2009 10:29:38 AM PST by Ultra Sonic 007

Oscar-nominated actors are the most dignified members of our species. They play the serious roles that inspire us and hold a special place of reverence in our culture.

But not in Japan. In a country where demoralization is the national pastime, our revered actors, Academy Award nominees and winners both, sell their own dignity for a paycheck because they assume we Americans will never see it.

But thanks to the Internet, we can celebrate their shame any time we want.

(Excerpt) Read more at cracked.com ...


TOPICS: Humor; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: crackedcom; rambo; rocky; seanconnery
Some crude language in a few spots.

Again, Nicholas Cage proceeds to make scratch my head.

1 posted on 02/20/2009 10:29:38 AM PST by Ultra Sonic 007
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To: Slings and Arrows; martin_fierro; Lando Lincoln; Larry Lucido

Oh boys...


2 posted on 02/20/2009 10:29:57 AM PST by Ultra Sonic 007 (Halo 3: ODST- Due out in Fall 2009!)
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To: Ultra Sonic 007

Ping for later


3 posted on 02/20/2009 10:31:19 AM PST by rlmorel ("The Road to Serfdom" by F.A.Hayek - Read it...today.)
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To: Ultra Sonic 007

OMG! I absolutely love those now legendary “japanese ads!”

For seeing our celebs make absolute asses of themselves on camera the japanese ads are far better than anything the stalkerazzi could come up with.

That’s why the celebs usually have all manner of contractual clauses forbidding the ads be played outside of Japan.


4 posted on 02/20/2009 10:32:33 AM PST by sinanju
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To: Ultra Sonic 007

This will forever be my fave Japanese ad.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9Ztfcr6FsE


5 posted on 02/20/2009 10:40:13 AM PST by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: Ultra Sonic 007

self ping


6 posted on 02/20/2009 10:42:11 AM PST by gop4lyf (Obama wants to raise taxes and kill babies. Palin wants to raise babies and kill taxes.)
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To: Ultra Sonic 007

Down in the comments somebody posted this one:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skBlEbsM0jM

Arnold.


7 posted on 02/20/2009 10:46:48 AM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: 75thOVI; Abathar; alarm rider; albee; Alice au Wonderland; Amityschild; aMorePerfectUnion; ...

No amateurs, please.
Send FReepmail if you want on/off ISHP list
The List of Ping Lists

8 posted on 02/20/2009 10:50:49 AM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Bat_Chemist

self-ping for later.


9 posted on 02/20/2009 10:52:07 AM PST by Bat_Chemist (Homey gots the football!)
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To: Ramius

Looking at that one, I’m mystified it didn’t make the list.


10 posted on 02/20/2009 11:02:13 AM PST by Ultra Sonic 007 (Halo 3: ODST- Due out in Fall 2009!)
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To: netmilsmom

He did a lot of ads for Sankyo and all of them are, uh, well, typical Cage.


11 posted on 02/20/2009 11:07:09 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Ultra Sonic 007

He did a lot of ads for Sankyo (Pachinko machine maker) and all of them are, uh, well, typical Cage.


12 posted on 02/20/2009 11:07:48 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Ultra Sonic 007

Thanks, I needed that.


13 posted on 02/20/2009 11:08:44 AM PST by norton
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To: netmilsmom

I’m sorry. but what was with the angry pizza slice at the end of the commercial??

Guess it’s lost in translation :-)


14 posted on 02/20/2009 11:42:02 AM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: RikaStrom; SeaDragon

for home


15 posted on 02/20/2009 11:48:24 AM PST by RikaStrom (Bitter? Who me? Nah, I'm just clinging to my guns!)
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To: Ultra Sonic 007
Oscar-nominated actors are the most dignified members of our species

This line cracked me up. How long has it been since Hollywood produced a "dignified" actor? They are few and far between.

16 posted on 02/20/2009 11:51:28 AM PST by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: KosmicKitty

The pizza slice is not angry it’s shocked that the toppings ignored him after saying “Thank you Friends!” but that’s not what’s funny on the commercial.

Look at the toppings. Spicy chicken has a bomb for it’s head. the onion is Hitler, etc. You have to watch it a few times.

And the song is addictive. My kids sing it all the time. (okay we’re weird).


17 posted on 02/20/2009 1:11:45 PM PST by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: KosmicKitty

Try this Pizza-la instead. It’s subtitled.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6tSyDHXViM&feature=related


18 posted on 02/20/2009 1:14:06 PM PST by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: netmilsmom
the onion is Hitler

...and appears to have a tear in his eye...

19 posted on 02/20/2009 1:22:17 PM PST by kanawa
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To: kanawa

LOL!


20 posted on 02/20/2009 1:52:28 PM PST by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: Ultra Sonic 007; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
Now watch this ad again, and appreciate what a multi-faceted man Sean Connery is.

*cough*zardoz*cough*


21 posted on 02/20/2009 1:54:48 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (This disaster brought to you by the failed Obama administration.)
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To: netmilsmom

OMG lol that’s weird/funny!


22 posted on 02/20/2009 3:22:52 PM PST by visualops (portraits.artlife.us or visit my freeper page)
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To: Ultra Sonic 007

I like this commercial better LOL
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFSWnJyafcg


23 posted on 02/20/2009 7:35:49 PM PST by Trillian
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To: Ultra Sonic 007

Ben Stiller in an English shampoo commercial.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBkpzEXAjcs

“Here comes the Science”.


24 posted on 02/21/2009 6:02:05 AM PST by fzx12345 (Please use your tax refund to support life.)
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