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A prime-time TV commercial featuring a hoard of rampaging zombies on the loose

by Will Corry on November 30, 2012 in Blunders, featured item, Marketing, Online Advertising, Online Video, Rock 'n Roll, TV, Videos

XXL’s zombies get the chop from Norwegian TV

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  • Neighbourhood being overrun by zombies?
  • Quick, grab your tennis racket and fishing rods
  • Comical advert ends with mass battle in stadium

How much shock and gore is acceptable in a prime-time TV commercial? Viewers in Norway have drawn the line at this graphic ad, claiming it is too violent.

Featuring a hoard of rampaging zombies on the loose, the advertisement for Scandinavian sporting goods chain XXL caused uproar when it aired on Norwegian television over the weekend.

 

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