For advertising account planners, this commercial is a remarkable demonstration of consumer insight.
The hard-working father, stressful commute, and the actions of an insensitive boss reveal the everyday experiences of our times. In the face of these challenges, this archetypical father in the middle class continues to accept his responsibilities and remain an optimistic soul. Indeed, his son also acts in an archetypical manner carrying forward his father's example by making a helpful action of his own.
This is admirable advertising in modern times, placing true-life circumstances in a charming context, while pointing to the value of a well-known brand.
This work for Jell-O was done by Crispin Porter + Bogusky.
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