Just came across this on Cracked.com they have posted a list of the 10 Most Laughably Misleading Ads.
“So you’re an inventor, and you’ve just created a product that actually sucks quite a bit more than the ones people are already using. How do you sell it?”Why, by creating a cornball TV ad that portrays everyday tasks as being next to impossible without your product. As we’ll see, the results range from ridiculous to downright sad.”
The list includes YouTube videos of the spots, a description of the product being sold, the hyperbole involved, and the reality. Products include the MagneScribe, the Handy Peel and the Easy Toothbrush.