HTC is still making cringeworthy Robert Downey Jr ads [VIDEO]


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HTC, we thought you’d learned your lesson. Perhaps that confession that spending $1 billion on Robert Downey Jr’s services for your ad campaign was a mistake wasn’t as sincere as we thought. We thought you’d come to your senses and deliver ads that, you know, actually make sense.

But nope, you’re still doing this:

And this:


And whatever the hell that is:

Dudes dressed in creepy rabbit costumes, mermaid leggings and a horde of videos where there is no dialog just isn’t doing it for us, and gives us no desire to buy an HTC One M9. Please stop. Thanks. Oh, and to you readers: watch all 10 videos right here if you can stand it.

Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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  1. Thank goodness their phone making skills don’t match their marketing

    1. Agreed. They could’ve at least shown off their product in the shorts. Samsung and Apple will kill them based off of ad sells alone with crap like those shorts. People need to be convinced to buy their phone. They don’t seem to be taking marketing seriously.

    2. unfortunately the general audience will never know because these ads don’t say a damn thing about their phones

  2. Wow, they actually regressed in their advertising.

  3. As soon as I saw that first video, I was done… who are they advertising their device to? kids that eat Trix??

    1. Stoners that eat Trix

      1. You win the internet today sir

  4. I don’t give a rats @** about marketing/advertising/etc…..
    With that said, this is just awful. Came across this last night in BLINKFEED (go figure, LOL).
    Couldn’t get past the 3rd short.
    Started off the day w/a Grand-Slam w/HTC ADVANTAGE 2.0,then follow-up by sh***ing their selves w/this.

  5. Good phones… Bad marketing… Crazy stuff

  6. WTF!

  7. did they record this with him back in the 90s?

  8. I’m not sure what I just watched.

  9. That was Japanese game show weird. Really? You don’t even see the device until the last .5 seconds! Wow…

  10. HTC is hopeless.

  11. These commercials are absolutely pathetic… HTC, please fire your entire marketing department immediately…

  12. Robert Downer Jr.

  13. What the actual f*ck?.

  14. Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse.

  15. Iron Man mimes, I listen.

    Get it ??????

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