X

Creepy TV Network's Creepy Ad Campaign...

sjohnson
4 Comments

Posted June 9, 2006 - By Stephen Johnson

So I get this letter in the mail today, letting me know about "Johnson Family Reunion '06"

It's from a formerly unknown relative, Brenda Leigh Johnson. She waxes all homey about how sorry she is to be missing the big family party, her new job on the LAPD, "Mommo's banana pudding and Aunt Valerie's pecan pie," and her new relationship with an FBI agent...

The problem is, Brenda Leigh Johnson is a character on TNT's The Closer, and the folksy family letter is, in actuality, an advertisement for the season premeir of the show, presumably mailed to everyone named "Johnson" in the entire country. 

I'm not sure why this is so disconcerting to me...maybe because television people using Americans' desires for family togetherness so blatantly seems a little below-the-belt.

Click Here for a scan of the letter.

Tags: TV
Creepy TV Network's Creepy Ad Campaign...
http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/604036/creepy-tv-networks-creepy-ad-campaign/
BlogThread_604036

ADVERTISEMENT

Blog Tags

g4tv.com
  • International Sexy Ladies Show: Messy Cat Fight

    Posted: January 27, 2010

    644,696 Views | 00:49

  • Sara Underwood's Naked Bike Ride

    Posted: June 22, 2011

    1,316,284 Views | 05:20

  • Laser Snake Robots, More Mars Rovers and BigDog Is Back

    Posted: September 25, 2012

    1,290 Views | 03:00

  • NBA 2K13 Launch Trailer

    Posted: October 4, 2012

    5,601 Views | 01:53

  • Casual Vomiting - Web Soup Investigates

    Posted: March 30, 2011

    7,570 Views | 02:52

AdChoices