He's hot, I get hard thinking about him and the postal guy getting it on
I love the look he gives the mailman just before he says "Nice Sweater."
He's very cute!
Thanks, R2 & R9.
R5, good one! With him I'd want to keep my eyes open and look at him, pudgy or not. I think it 's the gay eyes.
I am glad you brought this commercial up, OP, because I don 't understand it.
Please narrate the action for me because I am just not getting it. What I am supposed to do or think after seeing it?
Right over my head, I guess ….
Mailmen lie R14.
Since no one has answered me, here's what I think is has happened:
Fat bear has a sweater and someone gives him one just like it. So he returns the gift. Now, how would he know where to send it? Wrapping paper is not shown. Nor is the store name.
Maybe the fat idiot ordered another sweater not remembering he already had one like it.
Maybe he is a lush and a trust fund idiot. He's looks kind of addled and florid when he answers the door ....
And why would he think that is a becoming sweater on him in the first place? It looks like something a fat frau down South would wear.
The agency copywriter is assuming an awful lot that the viewer should get, but why make the viewer work to understand?
Both the advertising agency people who worked on it and the person(s) within the USPS service who approved it for production should all be taking out to the Mall and horsewhipped strenuously.
I love this commercial, the guy is so adorable like a Teddy bear. You just want to give him a hug.
[quote]He's looks kind of addled and florid when he answers the door ....
That's because he's been masturbating right before the bell rings.
It's a television commercial R17, it isn't rocket science. It is easy to return things via USPS service.
Now let's see … "Fat bear, fat idiot, lush, trust fund idiot, addled, florid. fat frau, down South, horsewhipped" … ??? … one gay cliche after another, not the word choices of a happy man. Actor Tim Paul, the real subject of this thread, might well get laid a lot. I'll bet you do not.
Still loving the R5 reply!
Shut up, Egda
Tim Paul is a Chicago based actor, writer, improviser & director who has spent much of the last 6 years at the Annoyance Theatre, working on such shows as Bear Force One, An Aerosmith Christmas, Skinprov, Fisting: A Period Piece, No Fats, No Femmes, Tim Paul's Retarded and Escape From Ground Zero. Tim is also a member of the faculty at the Second City. He has performed with them aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines from Alaska to Malta and as an understudy for the Second City, e.t.c resident stage back in Chicago. Tim can be seen weekly improvising with TIM at iO Chicago and at the Annoyance Theater in The Holy F*ck Comedy Hour.
Thanks R22. I originally posted that in the wrong thread...
He's adorable. I LOVE that commercial. His expressions say so much with almost no words at all. Who cares how he got the same sweater? He's sending it back.
He goes to the door and the postman has such an odd look on his face as he takes in the sweater and the guy. The guy waits, perhaps expecting a negative comment. And then the postman lies? Maybe. Maybe not. Anyway, the whole damn thing is cuter than kittens.
And in R9's picture, he's totally hot.
Truth hurts, huh R17 and R21? No one wants to know what you think. And thanks R22 and R23, T. Paul seems the accomplished actor. Chubby, yes, like his eyes.
Great actor, love his expression in the commercial.
Well, we'll just see about that R26. I happen to know Tim has sent his eyes on a two week spa treatment.
[italic]See you[/italic] in February. Happy Valentimes!
He is adorable. Thanks for posting that. That commercial come on when I was on the phone and the TV was muted. Wondered what the heck it was about.
Ah, thanks to R2 and R9. Tim is funny in that commercial. Handsome head shot - will have to check him out @ the Annoyance.
Also, the mailman is from the Chicago area as well. He works as an actual mailman but is also an actor.
The hot guy that did the USPS commercials for several years as the mailman? Also from Chicago. Mike Bradecich is HIS name. Hot.
If only Chicago USPS delivered mail as well as they depict it. (They don't.)
Dumb creative premise
Dumb acting by the actors
I like the handsome, muscular guy in the Liquid Plumber commercial who greets the lady-of-house at the door with his bland co-worker.
Dear Lord he is fugly... but maybe after a few gallons of eggnog I might... maybe
I still don't get this ad.
R33 The point of it is that USPS is an easy choice to return your holiday gifts.
The dude is wearing an ugly sweater, and got the same ugly sweater as a gift.
So he boxes it up, and has the USPS come and pick it up at his house.
(NOTE: This can apparently all be arranged online, per the commercial, but I don't know where the hell this happens, because none of our grumpy ass postal employees around here would ever do this)
And the end of it is the postal employee noticing the ugly sweater.
[quote]I don't know where the hell this happens, because none of our grumpy ass postal employees around here would ever do this
If they're anything like the ones in my city, they would sneak onto your porch, stick a "Sorry We Missed You" form onto your door, and run away without having ever rung the doorbell.
Isn't Tim wearing a wedding ring in the commercial?
Says the same thing the same way when you say "Tight ass" with your arm shoved up it.
Fat Bear - I'll pass. Next.
A word you often say at the baths?
I assume you are a fat bear R41? I guess my comment hit too close to the bone? I'm surprised I went so deep under those layers of blubber.
I think it is a very clever and cute ad. The mailman is cute too.
[quote]I still don't get this ad.
Have you recently suffered a head injury?
You guys need help! This isn't about freak bear love!
When I see this commercial, all I think of is how at first I want to laugh the guy in the lame sweater and then when he says "thank you" so genuinely, I feel like a mean schmuck.
This guy rocks.
R45 gets it.
Sounds like R41 took a chip off you R42.
I want to see sweater bear guy and mailman bear guy get it on. I wanna hear grunting and rutting noises and then seeing them flip-fuck on a bearskin rug in front of the fireplace. And scene.
r45 - I mostly agree but I think there is a little innocent flirtation there. The commercial is definitely gay, in a kind-hearted kidding way.
It's the way he says 'thank you!' at the end that totally makes the commercial. The guy will get an acting career out of this.
Everyone involved in this abomination -- HORSEWHIPPED, I say!
after reading some of these comments, there are a lot of bigoted idiots here, just because he is big, one's here are saying he's gay and get it on with the mailman, it's a commercial you bunch of morons, some people
Well, the commercial didn't make much sense. Fat guy gets a copy same sweater he apparently likes because he is wearing it. So, he RETURNS the extra? If he really liked that sweater, he would have kept it so that he could wear it when the current is worn out. He returns something he likes? Dumb and illogical.
He didn't want to return that sweater. It was just an excuse so he can get the mail man to come over to his house.
R55 doesn't have any friends in the real world.
And just remember, the Post Office is losing $1 million a day!
Meanwhile, they put out nonsensical advertising like this stupid commercial.
Troll-dar R58 and this thread lights up like a damn Christmas tree! WTF? Remember, the thread is about Tim Paul. Kinda' cute; many seem to like him.