The King from the Burger King commercial...pitch man or homicidal stalker???....

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  1. todd s

    todd s Lead Actor

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    I am so creeped out by the King in those Burger King commercials. I think somethings wrong with the guy. In one commercial he is outside a house staring in a window. And now in the newest one. He sinisterly stares at a iron worker on a skyscraper construction site....then after making the guy feel comfortable with a cup of coffee (probably poisoned). He "jokingly" almost pushes him off a girder 100's of feet up. Just sick. [​IMG]
     
  2. GaryDW

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    I agree. When I saw the first one with "The King" superimposed over NFL players, I thought they were just bad. Now they are downright scary. [​IMG]

    Talk about selling the company image...

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  3. TravisR

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    At first, I was weirded out by the Burger King but I have to admit that I find the ads funny now. I liked the one over the summer with him and Darth Vader breathing at each other. And the one where he's playing football amused me too. Although the one where he's on the skyscraper is a tad strange.

    I guess if the idea of advertising is to make you remember the product, it's worked. That being said, if I saw him outside standing outside of a Burger King, I'd go to McDonald's. [​IMG]
     
  4. GaryDW

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    I remember not to eat there all the time. [​IMG]

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  5. Linda Thompson

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    Doesn't anybody remember the REAL Burger King king?!

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  7. David Dias

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    What about the one where this guy's in bed and the King is lying next to the guy just staring at him. If I woke up one morning and that thing was staring at me it would scare the crap out of me! Freaky indeed.
     
  8. Scott-S

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    He really creeps me out.
     
  9. John_V

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    I bought a burger king mask for a Halloween party. It was great. People would say "the king!" when they saw me.

    BTW, those masks sold out before Halloween, and some were going for close to $100. In fact, they're still selling for crazy prices!
     
  10. MarkHastings

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    The BK King ALWAYS creeps me out until they zoom out and you see his little white tights. [​IMG]
     
  11. Mikel_Cooperman

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    I can't sleep....or eat for days after I see one of the commercials.
     
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    I love the BK king and Love the commercials. The stir BK has caused with this guy is perfect! Awesome.
     
  13. Jeff Cooper

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    Did you see the King's cameo in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire when he was talking to Harry through the fire?
     
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    Do you really want to get me started on this freak of nature again? [​IMG]
     
  15. TonyD

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    someone starts a topic on this every month it seems.

    i love these commercials.
    but i have a dark sense of humor anyway.

    i wish the showdown could have been on the latest star wars dvd.

    seriously, i would buy a dvd with all these ads included.
     
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    Man...I should have bought a mask when they were cheap. I still want one! [​IMG]
     
  17. Brent M

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    The Vader/King breathing contest is probably my favorite commercial of all-time. You know it's bad when the Burger King mascot is actually scarier than a Dark Lord of the Sith. [​IMG]
     
  18. MarkHastings

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    Brent, don't give Lucas any ideas for the next round of Special Effects changes to the OT!!!! [​IMG]

    Darth Burger!
     
  19. TravisR

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    I'd just like to add that the name of this thread is hilarious! [​IMG]
     
  20. Brent M

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    I think "The King" needs his own reality show where he just goes around the country scaring the living s**t out of unsuspecting people. THAT is something I would definitely watch. [​IMG]
     

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