Skip to comments.Spike TV: obsessed with vibrators and condoms
Posted on 12/25/2010 9:50:32 AM PST by 240B
I am trying to relax and watch Star Wars on a beautiful Christmas morning. However, my enjoyment quickly turned to disgust and I had to send the children out of the room and change the channel.
Star Wars, obviously an American icon and children's favorite, was interrupted every 8 minutes or so, to sell female self pleasure devices, i.e., vibrators. When they were not selling vibrators, they were selling some kind of lubricated condom guaranteeing his and her fantastic pleasure.
Now keep in mind this is in the morning, before noon, on Christmas morning during Star Wars.
Who is more likely to be watching Star Wars on a Saturday morning, Christmas morning? Children? or sex perverts?
I can only make the logical and natural assumption that Trojan and Spike TV are intentionally marketing these products to children.
I am a grown man and these commercial were grossing me out. I know what women are doing with that penis shaped vibrator. While I don't mind when it is 'in context', it is not something I want to think about on a Saturday Christmas morning while trying to watch Luke and Hans fight Darth and save the princess with the kids.
These commercials should never air before 10PM and never on a Saturday morning during children's programming. It is just simple common decency. What is wrong with these people!?
I am a grown man and far from a 'prude' but this just disgusting and it ruined the movie for everyone. Next time, I will just rent it.
While watching Wizard of Oz at 6:30pm on a Sunday, my 7 year old asked me “whats herecdial dizfunction?”.
Congress thinks they need to keep volume from increasing on commercials...but this crap is ok???
Spike-TV is programmed to attract an audience that is the intellectual age of a middle-school male. And they attract advertisers that want to cater to that audience. You can either figure out how to deal with that, and watch anyway, or - vote with your remote. Don’t like it, turn it off. And pleas don’t feel the need to come here and b*tch about it.
Exactly... Change the channel....
This is why we no longer have cable or watch TV. You’d be better off with DVDs.
This is a network known for programs such as Striperella. What did you expect? In any case, while Star Wars can be enjoyed by children it’s not a children’s movie as such.
My goodness Keith. You’re certainly in a good mood this morning.
Oh, did I forget to mention that I changed the channel. Why no. I did mention that.
BTW, in the future, don’t waste my time and bandwidth by bitching and whining about my posts.
Take your own advice and just skip it. knucklehead
Oh, and Merry Christmas
What ever happened to “The Wizard of Oz” and “The March of the Wooden Soldiers” over the holidays?
My son was in first grade around 12 years ago when he asked me why they were discussing the President’s penis on the radio.
It's the best 10 bucks a month I spend.
Times change. It could be worse...it could have been the Star Wars Christmas Special (shudder).
One of the disturbing trends I have seen in recent years is the airing of “slasher” films during the Christmas Holidays.
Whats up with that?
You can always go to a movie. I heard “Black Swan” was family friendly. ;)
Their entire reason for living is to destroy the Judeo-Christian ethic.
This is what happens when a bunch of creepy narcissistic Atheists and Leftists hijack the media then combine to do the devil's work.
Whats up with that?
Ratings, one presumes. If there's a market for that sort of thing during the holidays, someone's going to service it.
“My son was in first grade around 12 years ago when he asked me why they were discussing the Presidents penis on the radio”.
...did you tell him because the pervert can’t seem to keep it in his pants?
Nothing says “Happy Birthday Jesus” like a flame war over vibrators and bandwidth.
That is exactly what I need to do! I’m 76, my wife has been in a life care center for the past 18 months (we have been married for over 52 years) and all TV and even Cable is trash, nothing redeemable. I can save a $1,000 a year to just cut it off.
If enough people cut it out, it would get their attention, and they would start asking us what do we want. That is the way it should always be.
Starve the wicked beast. I don’t watch much TV but if economic hard times came by the TV DISH satellite service would get the axe.
Man in bathroom: It’s an honor, sir.
Matt Douglas (James Garner): I can’t shake right now. Have to keep my hands on the First Penis.
Russell Kramer (Jack Lemmon): Oh, yeah, I’m about to share my coffee with the Washington Love Machine. No dice. You could spit in a Petri dish and start a whole new civilization.