Those funny AT&T commercials with a handsome guy trying to interview a group of silly little kids
They're so funny! Just so authentic, the way kids are so silly when they fail to be intentionally funny, and his reactions are the best.
Does anyone know if they're real and improvised, or staged?
The funny thing is, those aren't kids, they're full-grown dwarves. They were discovered at a dwarf throwing competition in Walla Walla Washington.
I love the one where the little kid starts shaking and Handsome Guy says it's the most amazing thing he's ever seen.
Who is the actor that plays the interviewer?
He's a cute guy. But is he really handsome? Used to be a guy had to look like Tom Selleck or Paul Newman to be called handsome. Have things changed that much?
R2, that kid gets me chuckling everytime the commercial comes on. He's so adorably goofy.
He's not handsome.
His name is Beck Bennett. Check out "Fresh Perspectives" on YouTube for lots more.
He's sexy because his timing is good. He really lets the smart kids act like smart kids who are enjoying itself. It's the essence of what we love about kids.
The commercials aren't scripted, aside from the questions. Just edited down a lot.
I don't like those commercials, OP.
I command you to stop watching them.
I always enjoy the candy island one.
Kid: "What about a shower? It could be hot fudge!"
And then at the end when the little boy asks, "What about the animals? What would they be made of?" and the Guy responds, "I assume they would be made out of candy?"
I think what really makes the commercials is that the guy is playing it so seriously.
Lol at r8. As soon as I saw this thread I thought, "Op, you in danger gurl! DL hates these commercials!" But so far no hate.
The girl in the werewolf commerical cracks me up. She is either making this up as she goes, or is a good actress.
They're good commercials. The kids are super cute, and the commercial guy is very appealing in a commercial actor way.
I don't think he wipes very well
I think the two new basketball ones are scripted, especially when he goes for the high fives.
I preferred the ones where the guy was trying to rip the kids off (from a few years ago), especially the fat kid.
I like the commercials as well . I don't think they're scripted.
He's very dry and that is such a turn on for me.
The guy was on Dancing with the Stars two seasons ago.
I would sniff him and lick him for about 34 minutes
The actor's delivery is very good. I like the ads because the guy seems either so nonplussed or ill at ease with kids that he reacts to them, aloud, as if the kids were not there -- the sort of mildly smartass commentary one might engage in when standing before a chimpanzee exhibit at the zoo.
My name would be Nicky Flash.
I don't understand a word that fucking little werewolf girl says!
I think you have to be attuned to tot-speak, and I definitely am not.
There's one commercial where he tells a little girl to be quiet because he's listening to someone else that disturbs me a bit.
It wasn't incredibly rude, but the look on the girl's face said "oh yeah, somebody telling me to shut up again. my contributions aren't as important."
R29, that's the I can do two things at once and you can see after he tells her that she has a smirk on her face.
The best kid in a commercial in the recent past was mini-Blake. I always crack up when he asks "Is that your space ship?"
You may think they're funny, OP, but my niece auditioned and the results were horrible. I shouldn't post this because of the ongoing litigation, but it just makes me sick how people "love" these horrible commercials.
You didn't know there was a seven-call-back audition system, did you? And for each audition they fed the children sugar - mixed in water because they said the effects would be better - and the taping went on for ten hours. And they wouldn't let the children nap or break when the sugar wore off, they just had them sit around a table with loud music playing until they were considered "ripe" for another round of audition questions.
My niece, who had only done some local Hi-Vee commercials for Wisconsin dairy, couldn't take it. And after the SEVENTH TIME they called her mom, my poor sister, and just said, "She didn't measure up. She's just not cute and smart enough. And she wet her pants, which would piss OSHA off if we hired her." And that was that.
My precious little Nicole, who was my Goddaughter, took her own life that night. She hanged herself with her brother's mike cord. And now I see those commercials and I can hear little Nicky say, "YOU WANT MORE!!!!!" just like that. My sister said she sounded just like that.
So fuck them and fuck anyone who likes these commercials.
They're awful and annoying. Ugh. Worst commercials on TV right now. I want to punch the guy AND all the fucking idiot children.
If you watch the waving head and hand one (ultra-stupid) you can see the little girl mouthing the lines before/as they're said.
Another girl in another commercial is constantly looking off camera at the crew.
[quote]The commercials aren't scripted, aside from the questions. Just edited down a lot.
Complete bullshit. See reply above, with the girl MOUTHING THE WORDS THE OTHER KID IS SAYING. You're a gullible idiot.
The man in the commercials is hot, he should ditch the kids for one and just slowly spread his cheeks and fart out some cum. Wonder what his ass smells like.
I've read that the commercials do have a script, but they pretty much let the kids answer as they wanted.
Thank you, R40, for your thoughtful contribution to this thread.
Of course they're scripted. These kids are kids are kid actors. I believe in a national campaign, you have to be part of a guild. Actors in national ads are paid a lot of money. Six figures sometimes.
They're horrible kid actors. Almost ever kid desperately needs a punch in the face.
You're BEYOND LATE, OP. I started a thread on these commercials weeks ago.
Here's one of Beck's Youtube videos where he demonstrates with a ball how he fucks a girl and then he jizzes on himself...
I hate watching commercials and usually ignore them but I will admit, I will watch the kid who can shake his hands and head at the same time. I dont know why, but he makes me laugh.
He's hilarious, R46.
And definitely spontaneous.
Commercials utilizing children are pornography, pure and simple, and beneath contempt.
I need to smell his ass.
I think part of the reason why the commercials work is that the kids, whether they're acting or not, are just being kids and being silly as opposed to some other commercials where they act like miniaturized adults.
They're being stupid and annoying. Every single one of those kids needs to get punched in the face. Hard.
But the 'werewolf girl' is the most insufferable by far.
They are not acting from a script, you idiots. No kid actor could be that good.
R52, I'll repeat slower so you can understand. Watch the "doing to things...wave my head and hand" one again. Watch the blonde girl. She MOUTHS THE WORDS the other kid is saying.
If you don't think it's rehearsed and scripted, you're an idiot.
I'd like Beck Bennett to cum inside me quite fiercely.
I don't like these commercials, but I am enjoying all the talk of this man's ripe ass. Is his foreskin tight?
I think the commercials are funny but they're a complete failure at branding. If OP hadn't mentioned AT&T in his post I wouldn't remember what company or product was being advertised.
yes, no branding awareness. If AT&T hadn't been written in the thread headline I'd know the commercials but would have no idea what company they are for.
The one that bugs the hell out of me is the kid flapping his hands and shaking his head. More is better, two is better than one. Oh really? Like a barium enema and a colonoscopy?Or income taxes and property taxes? A fender bender and a traffic ticket? Math and science homework?
His ass probably smells like vinegar and Europe.
His anus smells like Sweat and Irish Spring
The commercials are a rip off of some bank adds that aired a few years ago. This guy would ask kids if they wanted A, and he would give them B. The kids would be upset and a narrator said something like "Even a kid knows when a promise isn't being kept, and so should you..."
[quote]I'll repeat slower so you can understand. Watch the "doing to things...wave my head and hand" one again. Watch the blonde girl. She MOUTHS THE WORDS the other kid is saying. If you don't think it's rehearsed and scripted, you're an idiot.
I've rewound and re-watched this a hundred times now on my DVR and don't see her mouthing other people's lines. You're crazy.
R61 is blind
His anus smells like Tide!!
When the guys stands up to high five the basketball players you can see how fat he is. That killed any sense of attraction.
He's not fat. If you look at the video posted at R45, you can see that he's stocky. There is a difference.
If the guy would lose 30 pounds of fat he could get rid of that stockiness.
If he lost 30 lbs he'd look sickly.
That girl was not mouthing other people's lines. She was excited and waiting for him to finish so she can blurt out her thought but she was so rudely shut down by the moderator. I hope she isn't scarred for life.
I like the commercial where the cool black guy asks the girl if she believes everything she sees on the internet and she introduces him to the big ugly douche who's convinced her, he's a french model.
R70, are you lost?
r53, you're half-correct: each commercial DID have a script and the producers shot the exchanges, as scripted. But they ALSO let Beck and the kids ad lib and shot all of those exchanges, as well.
The final commercials are a mix of scripted and non-scripted moments. As you note, sometimes you can tell which shot is which.