Top 10 Worst Commercials of All Time

The absolute worst adverts ever made in the history of television! Ads that are either offensive, terrifying, or so bad they're actually hilarious. Feel free to add more.

The Top Ten

1 HeadOn. Apply Directly to the Forehead (HeadOn Miralus Healthcare) HeadOn. Apply Directly to the Forehead (HeadOn Miralus Healthcare)

Where's the K-Fee Commerical it is way worser then anything on this list everything tries to sell you something or tell you something and they fail at it but K-Fee just has a Zombie jump scare the audience like how is that gonna sell your product

Needlessly repetitive and endlessly irritating.

It gives you a headache

This 2006 ad is notorious for being unbelievably annoying and repetitive. HeadOn is supposed to be some sort of product that can relieve headaches, but I'm pretty sure everyone started to get headaches from viewing this irritating ad. It features a woman placing the product at her forehead while the words "HeadOn! Apply directly to the forehead! " are repeated over and over again. This ad caught a lot of people's attention and started an Internet phenomenon, resulting in a lot of parodies.

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2 The Spongemonkeys (Quiznos) The Spongemonkeys (Quiznos)

The voices are weird - blackflower

I've never eaten at Quiznos but I honestly have a reason not to now that I know about these unholy monsters. They first appeared on the web singing a song called "We Like the Moon". Quiznos apparently thought the video was funny so (as ' morons) they decided to use the Spongemonkeys in their commercials. Thank god they were removed completely due to complaints from viewers.

Wow! Those Spongemonkeys sure look ugly and terrifying! - PerfectImpulseX

Looks like someone did too many of certain drugs beforehand - SpectralOwl

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3 Love's Baby Soft (Love Cosmetics) Love's Baby Soft (Love Cosmetics)

This commercial is just promoting pedophilia

Creepy - blackflower

This ad is wrong on so many levels. A 70s ad where it advertises Love's Baby Soft that's supposed to make you smell like a baby. If that wasn't odd enough, it also shows a full grown woman in baby clothes licking a lollipop seductively. What message where they trying to convey? That babies are sexy or something? I don't wanna know.

Now we also have images on this list. Thanks for adding them, Aragorn98. - Metal_Treasure

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4 Wunder Boner (Wunder Boner) Wunder Boner (Wunder Boner)

It doesn't matter how good this ad is if no one can take that name seriously - kempokid

We can all agree Nostalgia Critic brought us here.

And the award for worst brand name goes to... - cjWriter1997

"My wife would love that" Something said in the ad - SpectralOwl

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5 Puppy Monkey Baby (Mountain Dew) Puppy Monkey Baby (Mountain Dew)

I honestly thought this was funny

This was funny

That thing is weird in a bad way - blackflower

This was crappy - Phillip873

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6 The baby (PlayStation 3) The baby (PlayStation 3)

Makes no sense - blackflower

This ad just scared people away from gaming.

This One Is Pure Cringe - AlphaQ

Actually cringe usually means uncomfortable. You could say that I was the most uncomfortable watching this ad - AlphaQ

7 Brad Pitt's Chanel No. 5 Commercial (Chanel) Brad Pitt's Chanel No. 5 Commercial (Chanel)

This commercial featuring actor Brad Pitt advertising the perfume Chanel No. 5 is known for being needlessly dramatic and over-the-top. Even the dialogue itself tries way too hard to sound poetic. This ad was so bad that it was parodied and mocked for years.

8's Racist Pandas ('s Racist Pandas (

This One Is Extremely Racist - Cartoonnetworkfan1990

Offensive - blackflower

Another Super Bowl commercial, and this one is highly racist. It shows two pandas with stereotypical Chinese accents. This ad was branded as offensive and racist and was quickly pulled from the air. SalesGenie stated that they never thought anyone would take offense cause the pandas themselves are Chinese. Yeah, like that's not stereotypical at all!

9 I Am Autism (Autism Speaks) I Am Autism (Autism Speaks)

Why isn't this higher up on the list? It wrongly and offensively generalizes autism as a burden.

This commercial may be the worst one of all time. I could not finish it.

People with autism are not autism

Extremely offensive - blackflower

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10 White People (Health Hotline) White People (Health Hotline)

I seen the white version of this commercial on television

I saw this commercial while on my elder ego on the summer I saw this same commercial but they are black this time and it still have the same voices that's how horrible the commercial is. - Kevinsidis

The animation in this knee brace commercial gives Clutch Cargo a run for its money. - PerfectImpulseX

God forbid Health Hotline becomes an animated studio then were talking levels of atrocity. - htoutlaws2012

Grandma, slow down, I can't keep up!

Maybe you could use a knee brace, too!

The Contenders

11 Life is short (Xbox) Life is short (Xbox)

My child is dead and Xbox killed him. - BlarchBlaces

Fun Fact: This ad was apparently so bad that it got banned in the UK. - PerfectImpulseX

12 Rick Perry's Strong (Rick Perry) Rick Perry's Strong (Rick Perry)

Most of the stuff in this video is untrue!

Republican does not approve! - EliHbk

A political ad by Texas Govenor Rick Perry that was made during the time he was running for president in the 2012 Republican Party presidential primaries. It caused controversy for addressing gays in the military and religion in public schools due to Perry's disapproval of the former. As of June 2017, it's the 23rd most disliked video on YouTube and I can see why.

13 Nationwide's Dead Boy Advert (Nationwide) Nationwide's Dead Boy Advert (Nationwide)

Dramatic and rather eerie to say the least - Peppapigsucks

What the...

Depressing and eerie - blackflower

This commercial aired during the 2015 Super Bowl. Everyone knows those types of commercials are supposed to be fun, but this one wasn't as it features a child narrator who turns out to be dead, and it caused backlash among viewers. Nationwide even responded to the backlash, saying that it was supposed to start a conversation. If that conversation was about how Nationwide scared people, then yes. It succeeded.

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14 The Kinder Surprise Humpty Dumpty (Ferrero SpA) The Kinder Surprise Humpty Dumpty (Ferrero SpA)

If nostalgiatards think that the 80s were all happiness and rainbows then they haven't seen this pure abomination of hell.

Since these things are sold in Canada, I think it's safe to say that I (as an American) am more comfortable living in my own country, even if Trump is our president...

This Is So Awfully Cringe - AlphaQ

That image gave me aids...

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15 ( (

I remember watching this ad when it first aired back in 2008. It's supposed to be some sort of program that helps your computer run faster, but my god couldn't they have picked a better name? Are you really gonna take a program called seriously? That name's so awful that I even remember laughing at how bad it was as a kid.

16 Ozzy Osbourne with Justin Bieber (Best Buy) Ozzy Osbourne with Justin Bieber (Best Buy)

Oh my god

Seeing a good artist and a bad artist together already makes me cringe hard.

I kind of thing it was funny, actually.

Why the hell do they look like two girls?

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17 Start the Car (Ikea) Start the Car (Ikea)

Absolutely annoying.

This commercial is so annoying, when she yells, start the car! - trains45

18 Creepy Little Sun (Sprite) Creepy Little Sun (Sprite)

I honestly find this funny - Peppapigsucks

Its cute you uncultured swines

Hide your children

The kids look horrified... and I don't blame them.

19 Little Baby's Ice Cream Little Baby's Ice Cream

Oh god that scared me

I eat little babies, they make me feel young - Skullkid755

I wouldn’t go to that shop - blackflower

20 Protegent (Some Trojan Company in India) Protegent (Some Trojan Company in India)

I thought I was the only one aware of this atrocity's existence.

Nobody is gonna trust a Commercial about a Super Why ripoff character with Poorly animations skills.

21 1-877-Kars4Kids (Kars4Kids)

Am I the only one who likes the jingle? - soulard

22 The Creepy Australian NES Commercial (Nintendo) The Creepy Australian NES Commercial (Nintendo)

An Australian NES advert where it shows several Nintendo characters (and some random guy) saying "YOU CANNOT BEAT US! " in very weird, creepy and distorted voices. This scared so many kids that Nintendo had to stop airing the commercial. I have no idea what Nintendo was thinking when they thought this ad was a good idea. If you really wanna sell games, don't try to scare people away from games with these types of ads.

Oh god, I remember seeing this commercial in a top ten video on youtube, everything is terrifying, the music, the characters, everything, especially the ending, (0.0)

Lakitu, what the hell happened to you? - SpectralOwl

Reminds Me Of That Awful Game Minecraft - AlphaQ

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23 Perverted Bubbles (Shiny Suds) Perverted Bubbles (Shiny Suds)

What the hell is this?

Their faces made me laugh.
- TheDuttyGyal

This one is downright GROSS! Watch it for yourself and you'll see what I mean.

24 Dogs with human teeth (Dentastix) Dogs with human teeth (Dentastix)

Jesus Christ that looks mad creepy

I kind of like this ad actually. It wasn't scary at all.

Holy crap, it is so unitentinally freaky - SpectralOwl

25 Kame Sours (Japanese Candy Commercial) Kame Sours (Japanese Candy Commercial)

Ok...I wouldn't want to be near whatever that thing is... - Peppapigsucks

26 Laugh a Lot (Remco) Laugh a Lot (Remco)

I think the doll is kinda cute - blackflower

That looks like a genderbent Chucky doll... I'm not joking.

What is that thing?!

27 Back to School (East Hills)

Funny pants and shoes

28 Whole Wheat Waffles (Progressive) Whole Wheat Waffles (Progressive)

This one is actually pretty funny to me

Box: Why the heck did I get these waffles again

29 Your New Favorite Show (Teen Titans Go) Your New Favorite Show (Teen Titans Go)

This commercial let me know I was gonna hate the show - blackflower

30 We Suck Your Eyeballs Out (Sega Saturn) We Suck Your Eyeballs Out (Sega Saturn)

With commercials like this, it's no wonder the Saturn failed in the US and Europe... - PerfectImpulseX

I suck YOUR eyeballs out - Peppapigsucks

31 Creepy Happy Meal Boxes (McDonald's)

I remember when I first saw a McDonald's commercial featuring these little demons instead of Ron. I distinctly remember saying "WHAT THE HELL ARE THOSE THINGS?! " - Phillip873

They shouldn’t exist - blackflower

I'm not sure if there is one. I think the person who added this was thinking Happy the Happy Meal Box.

Have an elephant sit on that creepy box

32 The Ad with the Fat Guy (Yoshi's Island SNES) The Ad with the Fat Guy (Yoshi's Island SNES)

Great! A commercial with fetishes.

He spits out GREEN GOOEY GORE! EWW - Maddox121

33 I Shipped My Pants (Kmart) I Shipped My Pants (Kmart)

If you think that's bad, then wait till you see the big gas deals - SpectralOwl

34 Breast Feeding (Resident Evil 4) Breast Feeding (Resident Evil 4)

This Commercial gives me nightmares

With commercials like this, it's no wonder Resident Evil 4 sold badly in Europe...

35 Dabbing Lola (Nickelodeon) Dabbing Lola (Nickelodeon)
36 Duffy on a Bike (Coca-Cola) Duffy on a Bike (Coca-Cola)
37 Pakistan McDonald's Commercials

Why aren't these commercials higher on the list? They have some of the worst CGI I've ever seen. - PerfectImpulseX

SONIC SKAT BORD - TeamRocket747

38 Stoner Sloth (New South Wales Department of Premier and Cabinet)
39 Ghost Car (K-Fee)

The only thing people know about K-Fee is this commercial

This Commercial doesn't sell you anything It just jump scares you how is that gonna rank up sales - pbiscuit

40 I'm the Cash Man (Oliver Jewellery) I'm the Cash Man (Oliver Jewellery)
41 Baby Secret (Mattel) Baby Secret (Mattel)

Hey how ya doing mama lemme whisper in yo ear

This is something I would’ve asked for as a kid - blackflower


42 Giffing Out (Kmart) Giffing Out (Kmart)
43 Mighty No. 9 Masterclass (Deep Silver) Mighty No. 9 Masterclass (Deep Silver)

The narrator of that video makes fun of anime fans during the video.

(in a horribly-converted MIDI voice) L I K E A N A N I M E F A N O N P R O M N I G H T - PerfectImpulseX

44 Baby Wee - Wee (Famosa) Baby Wee - Wee (Famosa)
45 Dancing Guy (Sega Saturn)
46 Cyber Monday Deals are Bananas (Target) Cyber Monday Deals are Bananas (Target)
47 Bears Can’t Keep Their Paws Off Toilet Paper (Charmin) Bears Can’t Keep Their Paws Off Toilet Paper (Charmin)

Bears please... Stop molesting the toilet paper...

48 Eggs (PlayStation 3) Eggs (PlayStation 3)
49 877 Cash Now (J.G Network) 877 Cash Now (J.G Network)

Gets stuck in my head - blackflower

50 Adrimal (Cry Baby) Adrimal (Cry Baby)
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Top Remixes

1. HeadOn. Apply Directly to the Forehead (HeadOn Miralus Healthcare)
2. The Spongemonkeys (Quiznos)
3. Love's Baby Soft (Love Cosmetics)


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