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Had your laugh today? Watch this 30-second television advertisement titled "GOTCHA" selling Wienerschitzel hot dogs. It's a riot! Enjoy!
World's Most Wanted Wiener
Grab Yourself a Wiener and Watch This!
See ... funny, isn't it?!
Apparently, this version isn't the one that is airing on television stations in the U.S. The one that IS airing has been edited slightly, at the end, which removes the obvious "what am I really holding here" scream. It's still pretty funny, but the logical leap is about a foot further away and (apparently) enough of a gap that many viewers fail to make it to the other side.
I'm not sure if it'll make Wienerschitzel hot dogs taste any better - I didn't patronize the chain when I lived in California - but the advert sure is a memorable one.
If I get my hands on a copy of the video that aired, I'll post it also, for a comparison.
Advertisement Creative Credits
- Executive Creative Director: Jon Gothold
- ACD Writer: Steve Harbour
- ACD Art Director: Joe Cladis
- Producer: Scott Seltzer
- Production Company: Duck Studios
- Director: The Doctor Twins
- Editor: Aron Orton
- Animation Directors: Lane & Jan
- Animators: Jim Richardson, Tom Roth, Eric Molina, Jan Chen, Lane Nakamura, Dony Permedi
Company Public Relations Information
DGWB Advertising & Communications
DGWB is the largest privately owned full-service advertising agency based in Orange County. Founded in January 1988, capabilities include general market and Hispanic advertising, design, promotions and interactive media. Clients include Toshiba Copiers, KFC, Hilton Garden Inn, Children’s Hospital of Orange County, and Yamaha Home Entertainment. DGWB builds and nurtures meaningful relationships between its clients and their customers. Looking beyond transactions, efforts are focused on discovering the shared core values between brands and customers, creating meaningful connections, and then cultivating trust.
Founded by John Galardi in 1961 with a single hot dog stand in Wilmington, Calif., Wienerschnitzel is one of the real pioneers of the quick-service food industry. Having successfully carved out a niche with hot dogs, The World’s Largest Hot Dog chain serves more than 120 million hot dogs annually. Based in Newport Beach, Calif., Wienerschnitzel operates or franchises 353 stores in 12 states and Guam. It is part of the Galardi Group, which is also the parent company of The Hamburger Stand and Tastee-Freez LLC.