Wednesday, November 18, 2009
See the commercial here.
Synopsis: Having exhausted their neglected husbands' waning sympathy with their constant complaining, three whiny, self-pitying women seek to dramatize the unending misery of their chronic migraines by removing their own heads in a variety of pain-inducing public settings, before GlaxoSmithKline restores their will to live and cook fancy dinners by providing a new pill to soothe their throbbing, hypersensitive brains.
Thanks to PlayStation, son is unfazed by sight of headless mother
After taking Treximet, headache is gone; enormous hips remain
Message: It's either Treximet or suicide -- or, if you don't read the label carefully, both.
There's no FDA in heaven
Subliminal Message: Decapitation is funny.
I don't think light sensitivity is her biggest problem right now.
Memorable Moment: GSK demonstrates how Treximet works by implanting tiny electronic diodes in the preserved cerebrum of a company janitor who mysteriously disappeared from one of its research facilities a few months ago.
He lived a full life. Well, not really -- but he mopped a lot of floors
Out in space, the Treximet mothership passes Alpha Centauri
Disturbing Aspect: Oh, what the heck -- let's go with the severed heads.
There's room in the basket, but that would be degrading
You wouldn't believe how long she had to wait for a cab.
Tired of being bossed around, Tikisha's body takes revenge
Burning Questions: Do men never get migraines -- or do they just know when to shut up about it? Where did all of the women's necks go when they took off their heads? How much was Jim Carrey paid for his performance as the husband of Migraine Sufferer No. 2?
Jim's training at SeaWorld prepared him for this stunt
"I still won't have people sex with you."
Overall Loathsomeness: 7.4
Mitigating Factor: Future class-action lawsuit will help struggling personal injury lawyers weather the recession.
Posted by The Editor at 9:00 PM