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18 Humorous Elderly Ads

From Grumpy Grandma Car Ads to Extreme Zombie Grannies

— July 11, 2013 — Marketing
While grandparents may spoil their family with sweet treats and loving gestures, they can also be very stubborn and pinheaded, which is why there's no surprise as to why these elderly ads are utilizing an older generation to get some laughs in the process.

Since a viewer's attention span is quick to dismiss ads and commercials on a daily basis, creating something that will make a bold impression is definitely not an easy task for marketers. These elderly ads however, have infused grandmas and grandpas in humorous situations sometimes associated with a younger generation, making the overall appearance much more comical.

From commercials that showcase how grumpy a grandma can get in a traffic jam to those that humorously demonstrate how much the elderly love alcohol, these comical ad techniques are certainly putting a creative spin on the average advertising method.
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Thrift-Driven Charity Commercials
Thrift-Driven Charity Commercials
This Ad Explains Using Recycled Vintage Clothing to Raise Funds
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Extreme Zombie Grannies
Extreme Zombie Grannies
Hilarious Zonajobs Commercial Shows Tough Grandma Being Repeatedly Killed
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Liquor-Loving Grandma Ads
Liquor-Loving Grandma Ads
The Aldi Tea Commercial by McCann Erickson Shows a Feisty Side to Nana
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Elderly Innuendo Advertisements
Elderly Innuendo Advertisements
The Crosby's 'Bake it Like Grandma' Campaign Serves Up Shock
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Grumpy Grandma Car Ads
Grumpy Grandma Car Ads
The Saatchi & Saatchi Puerto Rico Toyota Commercial is Long-Lasting
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Heaven-Entering Grandparent Ads
Heaven-Entering Grandparent Ads
The Retro Boutique Campaign Asks for "Clothes Left Behind"
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Traumatic Sportscar Campaigns
Traumatic Sportscar Campaigns
The Subaru 2011 Impreza WRX STI Ad Campaign Takes Bystanders Riding
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Glamorized Granny Galore Commercials
Glamorized Granny Galore Commercials
Ethel's Brew Advertises Its Beer with Surprising Humor
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Styrofoam Packed Seniors
Styrofoam Packed Seniors
The Comune di Siena Ads Fail to Create Respect for the Elderly
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Early Retirement Ads
Early Retirement Ads
The SA Lotteries X Lotto Campaign Focuses on an Easy Life
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Badass Average Joe Ads
Badass Average Joe Ads
Shell Mastercard Campaign by TBWA Shows the Safe Side
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Unexpected Visitor Ads
Unexpected Visitor Ads
This Campaign for Chez Restaurant Shows Why You Shouldn't Leave Your House
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Angry Grandmother Ads
Angry Grandmother Ads
The Atheons Hummus Ads by Droga5 Portray a Furious Greek Grandma
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Chic Elder-Inspired Lookbooks
Chic Elder-Inspired Lookbooks
The Wildfox Resort 2013 Collection Focuses on Granny's Closet
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Elderly Fairytale Heroines
Elderly Fairytale Heroines
Sabugosa Ad Illustrates That Children's Books Last Forever
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Unsuitable Elderly Employment Ads
Unsuitable Elderly Employment Ads
Job.ru 'Oldies' Ads Remind You that Time is Ticking
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Oversized Spectacles Advertising
Oversized Spectacles Advertising
This Fidelity 401K Plan Campaign Shows You a Big Future
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