• Jul 18, 2008

We're typically too busy with our nose to the automotive grindstone to goof off. After stumbling across some 50 year old Ford commercials on YouTube during our time with the Ford Flex, we had all the inspiration needed for some weekend fun. The old days of automotive advertising meant long, one- to two-minute commercials, bad camera work, and scripting that was done before the women's rights movement took hold. We had a somewhat retro-looking Ford Flex, a camera and a few spare moments to put something together, and the finished product is available after the jump.





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      • 6 Years Ago
      That made me LOL out loud!
      • 6 Years Ago
      Love the fake grocery bags!
      • 6 Years Ago
      I think you guys should direct the next transformers movie.
      Kumail
      • 6 Years Ago
      why were u guys even watching 50 year old ford commercials?
      • 6 Years Ago
      Looked like normal to me. 'course....... I'm old.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Great job, very funny.
      • 6 Years Ago
      What a waste of time...
      • 6 Years Ago
      Old commercial? This is right out of Motorweek... Jeez, it even has the same vocal delivery and cheesy driving shots.
        • 6 Years Ago
        Because Motorweek sucks.
        • 6 Years Ago
        I didn't realize that but you are so right.
      • 6 Years Ago
      That is very cool. Ford should just hire you guys to make commercials of new cars, I mean, I'm smitten with this car's practicality now
      • 6 Years Ago
      That voice is horrible.
        • 6 Years Ago
        I agree. The voice should be deeper.
        • 6 Years Ago
        The voice is funny.
        • 6 Years Ago
        For a gag I think they did a great job! Even with the voice! IMHO

        I don't think they were going for a web-emmy ;)
      • 6 Years Ago
      That was great!
      • 6 Years Ago
      Well done. I saw that "it comes from the future to give you the car of your dreams, today" line coming from a mile away. *Very* funny stuff!
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