Pig Thinking

Bacon’s great. Not sure about this Danish Bacon parody spot though. Sure it’s fun, but for me there’s something about the idea of a dead animal being resurrected via the medium of taste that’s a bit off-putting. Plus the bacon looks a bit anaemic.

Parody ads are always a bit of a risk. Get it right, and it’s fantastic. Get it wrong, and it often looks trite and lazy. For what it’s worth, I reckon this sits nearer the latter than the former.

For those (probably outside of the UK given the amount of airplay the spot had) who aren’t familiar with the original, take a look here


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