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

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

This commercial is so annoying the head on apply directly to the forehead gets stuck in my head

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.

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

"HeadOn! Apply directly to the forehead! HeadOn! Apply directly to the forehead! " God even after all these years it's still stuck in my head...

The Spongemonkeys (Quiznos)

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!

Looks like someone did too many of certain drugs beforehand

This commerical is annoying even annoyed me on top 10 most annoying T.V. commercials and top ten worst commercials of all time, youtube videos, I only liked the lightning background part in this commercial

Love's Baby Soft (Love Cosmetics)

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.

Oh my god why did you remind me of this commercial's existence?!

This commercial is just promoting pedophilia

Wunder Boner (Wunder Boner)

I remember first seeing this ad when it first aired. I get this is a fish deboner, but my god could they not have made a better NAME? Is ANYONE going to take a product called "Wonder Boner" seriously? Even as a kid I laughed at this.

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

We can all agree Nostalgia Critic brought us here.

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

Puppy Monkey Baby (Mountain Dew)

This was crappy

Move this one on up

I honestly thought this was funny

That thing is weird in a bad way

The baby (PlayStation 3)

This ad just scared people away from gaming.

This One Is Pure Cringe

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

Makes no sense

I Am Autism (Autism Speaks)

Consodering there are Autistics who are aware of the controversial aspects of this "advert"...

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.

This commercial (directed by Alfonso Cuaron) is offensive towards Autistic people, and it sparked a lot of controverse. Not only that, most things in that video are untrue.

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

He was the highest paid celebrity for an advert back in 2012 when it first aired. They made a mistake.

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.'s Racist Pandas (

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!

This One Is Extremely Racist

LeTs ChEcK oUt ThE bEaRs At ThE zOo


White People (Health Hotline)

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.

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

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

I seen the white version of this commercial on television

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

Maybe you could use a knee brace, too!

The Contenders

Shame on You (DOE Road Safety)

Quite possibly the worst advert ever made! If you look closely after the car crushes the kids, you can only see their clothes! And then after that you can see a boy's hand. That just PROVES that the kids are still alive. Also the acting is cheesy as crap! even a turtle could do better than that! I got a few laughs near the end though "Shame on you" that line is comedy gold! other than that every thing about this ad is awful! and the newspaper reports say it's graphic when it's not. I regret wasting 1 minute of my time watching this, DOE, you owe my one minute of my life back!

Life is short (Xbox)

Life is short. Play Fortnite on Xbox One then you go commit die.

My child is dead and Xbox killed him.

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

Stay away from Fortnite and you'll live longer

Back to School (East Hills)

bOoTs aND pAnTs, aNd boOtS aNd pANTs

Funny pants and shoes

GeT yOuRsElF aN oUtFiT!


Rick Perry's Strong (Rick Perry)

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.

Most of the stuff in this video is untrue!

Republican does not approve!

Start the Car (Ikea)

Absolutely annoying.

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

Nationwide's Dead Boy Advert (Nationwide)

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.

Dramatic and rather eerie to say the least

Depressing and eerie


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?! "

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

They shouldn’t exist

2004 Sonic Happy Meal Commercial in Pakistan


The Kinder Surprise Humpty Dumpty (Ferrero SpA)

This dumb advert was as much as a confusing childhood memory as my 12th birthday was

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

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

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.

Ozzy Osbourne with Justin Bieber (Best Buy)

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

Why the hell do they look like two girls?

No. Please no. Just the thought of them being in the same ad...

I kind of thing it was funny, actually.

Giffing Out (Kmart)
Dogs with human teeth (Dentastix)

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

Jesus Christ that looks mad creepy

Holy crap, it is so unitentinally freaky

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.

Your New Favorite Show (Teen Titans Go)

This commercial let me know I was gonna hate the show

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