Here's another one, where some guy comes up with an innovative solution to the problem of socks. You didn't know there was a problem with socks? Well then, feast on this, and return here when you're done picking the truth nuggets from your teeth:
Individually, these ads are pretty harmless, even vaguely funny. It's just a depiction of a single idiot, not a commentary on all men everywhere, right? But in aggregate, when taking all the "dumb dad" ads that air every day into consideration, it becomes harder to ignore. Because make no mistake, this trope is incredibly common, and in its worst forms can get pretty insulting.
Earlier this year, Huggies released a series of ads that essentially stated that their diapers were so reliable, you could put them on a baby and leave them alone with dad for a few hours, and s**t wouldn't spray out everywhere. "The Ultimate Test for Diapers: Negligent Dads."