Slash and Betty White for the LA Zoo Promo is Goofy and Fun

By: Sophia Pelka - Published: • References: youtube
Slash and Betty White teamed up to promote the newest exhibit at the LA Zoo -- the LAIR. The Living Amphibians, Invertebrates, and Reptiles exhibit houses 60 different species of rare and endangered species.

The commercial opens with Slash and Betty gaping at two lizards behind glass. Their awe-struck expressions shift and change as they watch the calm reptiles. Betty suddenly exclaims, "Gorgeous!" Slash responds just as enthralled, "That's just gorgeous." The comedic timing of the pair is brilliant. The juxtaposition of the two figures is goofy, but once you have Slash openly admiring the beauty of nature there's a certain dry humor that can't be overlooked. The two lizards gaze back at Slash and Betty White, and simply respond "Weird." "Super weird."

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