Monday, November 30, 2009

Nudity and Mouthwash: Adverts you won't see in the US

My adverts you won't see in the US series was inspired by the below ad, which I first saw last winter. I thought I had lost it for good, but apparently it boosted sales over 9%, so it's back on the telly! I bring you the Corsodyl Mint Mouthwash ad 'Gorgeous' (warning: does contain nudity):

The ad actually starts thirty seconds in. Enjoy!


  1. So why won't you see it in the US. The nudity or the humour?

  2. Yes, cracks me up EVERY time I see it.

    It's the nudity that would never be allowed in a US ad.

    But something about the juxtaposition between a beautiful, even erotic woman and mouthwash is so ridiculous and odd; that makes it feel non-American to me, too. But what do my other American readers think?


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