Indeed, orange is the new brown in this extremely odd laxative ad, showing what appear to be the stinky love children of the Michelin Man and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Turdles?) awaiting sweet release from bowel purgatory. And they’re huddled around … is that … ? No, it’s not the Sarlacc Pit that almost eats Han Solo and Lando Calrissian.
"Only you can set them free," explains the tagline. If the point is to make the viewer as uncomfortable as a constipation sufferer, mission accomplished.
Brand awareness is up “from almost zero to 21 percent” among the target, McCann claims, and the purchase intention rate increased 57 percent.
Agency: McCann Healthcare Worldwide, Shanghai Via