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to think the Tesco Halloween ad is CRINGE ALERT

(16 Posts)
GeordieBadgers Tue 25-Oct-16 11:55:06

Here's what happens when the Brits try to do an American holiday:

Cheesy Tim Burton music and a Beadles About feel. thlgrin

wornoutboots Tue 25-Oct-16 12:25:57

my 6 year old thought it was great

BuntyFigglesworthSpiffington Tue 25-Oct-16 12:29:55

Mikey is adorable.

Mrsemcgregor Tue 25-Oct-16 12:32:41

Isn't that the music from Andys Dinosaur adventures? (I may watch too much CBeebies)

RaptorInaPorkPieHat Tue 25-Oct-16 12:35:29


Not an American holiday.

I liked the advert too.

ShowMeTheElf Tue 25-Oct-16 12:39:02

I thought it was funny.
We have a grey haired bearded Tesco delivery man and always think it seems fitting if he is the one to bring the Christmas delivery.
It seems appropriate that Lur4ch would bring a Halloween one. It made me smile.

Liiinoo Tue 25-Oct-16 12:44:02

That made me laugh a lot. And I don't 'do' Halloween. Apart from my Halloween tree and Bat-mobile

babyapril Tue 25-Oct-16 13:00:06

I think the ASDA one is much worse.
Much, much worse. grin

GeordieBadgers Tue 25-Oct-16 13:36:18

RaptorIna Uh-oh, where does it originate then? thlblush

Transylvania? thlgrin

PikachuLovesHalloween Tue 25-Oct-16 14:18:58

I hate the ASDA ad. Not sure why they are a family of werewolves...

BarbaraofSeville Tue 25-Oct-16 14:39:49

There are supermarket Halloween adverts???

Are they trying to turn it into another Christmas advert thing where everyone waits for the advert to 'premier' and millions are spent on it's production?

UterusUterusGhali Tue 25-Oct-16 16:04:15

Geordie Samhain is an ancient pagan festival. smile

UterusUterusGhali Tue 25-Oct-16 16:08:05

Christians piggybacked on the main pagan festivals, so they wouldn't lose their traditions if they converted iyswim.

All Hallows' day was made nov 1st. So All Hallows' eve, or Hallowe'en was oct 31.

UterusUterusGhali Tue 25-Oct-16 16:08:54

Christmas & Easter are pagan too. ;)

MrsDeVere Tue 25-Oct-16 16:12:36

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

RachelRagged Tue 25-Oct-16 17:37:37

Its ok , not great.

The one I don't like is the Asda one . Something about it just grates.

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