The best of French creativity

Dr Mumbo was unfortunate enough to be laid low with a bug on his first night of Cannes, compelling him to watch the World Cup matches in French on TV1.

So, to get through he thought he would share some of the best from the ads he spotted in what seemed like interminable ad breaks,


This ad couldn’t be any more French without having Voulez Vous Couche Avec Moi as a soundtrack, with a nice twist at the end.

This betting site got in Marcel Desailly and hired some expensive stuff to pruik betting – Yeah!


Skoda i ignoring the World Cup and focussing on its Tour de France sponsorship:

They really shouldn’t let cyclists on the forecourt.


Claudia Schiffer, yes THE Claudia Schiffer, does ads for Opel (think Holden):


Dr Mumbo has no idea what’s going on here, but the chihuahua has some personality.


  1. Mark@Quirk
    17 Jun 14
    12:22 pm

  2. I think the VW ad has been done before. See the Honda Odyssey Australian ad from 2004.