Remember when cigarette companies advertised to children? Man, old-timey people sure were some unscrupulous, backward mustache twirlers! There's just no way our enlightened modern society would ever do anything like that, right?
4 Toys "R" Us Convinces Kids That Science Isn't Worth Their Time
Last October, Toys "R" Us found no better way to advertise its toys than by comparing them to things like science and the environment and declaring that shit totally boring. How so? Well, the commercial starts off with a guy dressed as a park ranger giving a sleep-inducing lecture about various leaves as he and a class of children ride a school bus to a supposed field trip to the park.
We're shown the extent of their agony with various scenes, like so:
Toys "R" Us
Just another dull day in a school bus filled with cameras.