Their spots have not only informed potential customers about how much they could save, they've created several iconic characters along the way. One of the most memorable characters to be featured in a commercial was the brand's Caveman , as they championed that switching to their company was "so easy, a caveman could do it. In January , GEICO released a commercial where the voiceover narrator asks a woman driving a car if she was waiting for Moby Dick's Captain Ahab to show up and help her find a parking spot. A man dressed as the fictional captain appears in her car and begins shouting out potential places to park the vehicle. The gray-haired Ahab has a full beard and a large scar that was put on the left side of his face for the role, but keen-eyed fans might recognize him as character actor Steve Coulter. He may not be a household name, but the talented performer has appeared in several hit franchises.
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By the end of , more than a quarter of U. Those folks might be saving money, but they are missing out on the magic of commercials. And while most of the time commercials are annoying—or, at the very best, provide us just the right amount of time to grab a snack—some of them are downright genius. If every commercial were as funny as the 30 on this list, people would be looking forward to watching them, rather than skipping past them on their DVR. For products ranging from sneakers to beer, these TV spots prove that a good piece of advertising is a work of art.
GEICO TV Commercials
GEICO advertising campaigns are known for using surreal scenarios which attempt to be humorous and satirical, often featuring distinctive characters such as the company's mascot, the GEICO gecko. In the mids, insurance company advertising was considered novel and GEICO wanted to move towards insurance as a commodity rather than through a long-term relationship with a full service agent, as was the model at No. The predominant advertising for traditional insurance companies focused on the bad events which needed insurance similar to Allstate 's Mayhem and GEICO believed that its target audience felt that insurance was just another necessary expense. However, this is offset by not paying agents commissions, since GEICO uses a direct to consumer model.
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