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


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#1 of 38 todd s

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Posted November 28 2005 - 11:36 AM

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. Posted Image
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#2 of 38 GaryDW

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Posted November 28 2005 - 12:23 PM

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. Posted Image

Talk about selling the company image...

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#3 of 38 TravisR

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Posted November 28 2005 - 12:57 PM

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. Posted Image

#4 of 38 GaryDW

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Posted November 28 2005 - 02:35 PM

I remember not to eat there all the time. Posted Image

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#5 of 38 Linda Thompson

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Posted November 28 2005 - 06:17 PM

http://www.tvacres.c...burger_king.htm

"Inspired by" the helium tank fixture? Hmmm... Sure looks like a total carbon copy to me, only slightly updated.

The commercials definitely give me the creeps...

#6 of 38 MichaelBA

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Posted November 29 2005 - 02:00 AM

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

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#7 of 38 David Dias

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Posted November 29 2005 - 06:10 AM

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 of 38 Scott-S

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Posted November 29 2005 - 06:18 AM

He really creeps me out.
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#9 of 38 John_V

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Posted November 30 2005 - 06:38 AM

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 of 38 MarkHastings

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Posted November 30 2005 - 09:44 AM

The BK King ALWAYS creeps me out until they zoom out and you see his little white tights. Posted Image

#11 of 38 Mikel_Cooperman

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Posted November 30 2005 - 09:55 AM

I can't sleep....or eat for days after I see one of the commercials.

#12 of 38 Charles J P

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Posted November 30 2005 - 09:57 AM

I love the BK king and Love the commercials. The stir BK has caused with this guy is perfect! Awesome.

#13 of 38 Jeff Cooper

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Posted November 30 2005 - 10:58 AM

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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#14 of 38 Inspector Hammer!

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Posted November 30 2005 - 11:52 AM

Do you really want to get me started on this freak of nature again? Posted Image
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#15 of 38 TonyD

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Posted November 30 2005 - 03:41 PM

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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#16 of 38 Jason Adams

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Posted December 02 2005 - 02:46 PM

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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.


Man...I should have bought a mask when they were cheap. I still want one! Posted Image

#17 of 38 Brent M

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Posted December 02 2005 - 06:22 PM

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. Posted Image
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#18 of 38 MarkHastings

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Posted December 03 2005 - 04:30 AM

Brent, don't give Lucas any ideas for the next round of Special Effects changes to the OT!!!! Posted Image

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#19 of 38 TravisR

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Posted December 03 2005 - 04:37 AM

I'd just like to add that the name of this thread is hilarious! Posted Image

#20 of 38 Brent M

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Posted December 03 2005 - 06:20 AM

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. Posted Image
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