Monday, July 10, 2017

Shell Game

 Well it had to of our favorite product mobiles has gone missing.  Details are sketchy but updates are coming in via social media.  Turtle Transit posted this surveillance video of the alleged thief doing the alleged thieving:  

The frantic 911 call was posted by Mr. Peanut himself.  While he keeps cool you can tell the stress is starting to make him crack:
 We'll keep an eye on this situation and can only hope the salty thief is caught and roasted.  

Friday, June 23, 2017

Clash of the Titans

Two of the biggest and best product mobiles on the road have teamed up to promote Kroger...or something.  Anyway I'm too excited now to deal with he details.  It's all I can do just to embed this video:

Friday, June 16, 2017

Banana Car - Not For Sale!

Despite what you might see on Craigslist, the Banana Car is NOT for sale!  This ad popped up recently:

But according to the Banana Car's Facebook page, the ad is a fake:

What nefarious reason would someone have to pretend to sell America's most beloved fruit-based automobile?  I shudder to even contemplate.  So do your reason before you buy!

Friday, March 24, 2017

Shoe Gazing

I've mentioned before that Product Mobiles are woefully underused in television commercials.  Sure occasionally we'll get something like an animated cameo by the Planter's Nutmobile but for the most part our favorites are absent from commercial breaks.

But recently a little Youtubing led to the discovery of a cameo of Ronald McDonald's Big Red Shoe Car in an old McDonald's commercial.  You can see it in the background behind Ronald and the young child he brought to the middle of nowhere to star gaze:

As you can see, toward the end of the spot, Grimace shows up in a towel ready to party.  Why?  You can watch it yourself to investigate:

Friday, July 8, 2016

Host the Toast

If you've ever wanted the Famous Schwebel's Toastermobile to show up at one of your parties then you're in luck!  You can enter HERE to win that chance!  And if you’re not too familiar with the Toastermobile, here it is on the road:

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Camp Sights

It's always a special event when two product mobiles meet. When more than two meet, it's like seeing a shooting star: certainly possible but very rare.  A few years back a unique camp out happened that involved some old favorites:

From left to right, the Peeps Peepster, the L.L. Bean Bootmobile, the Lindt Gold Bunny Car and the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile help a great big camp out in 2012.  Click HERE to for the details!

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Keep on Dunkin'

There was a recent sighting of the Dunkin' Donuts reported first on Reddit and then picked up by which has me wondering...

Are these trucks back on the roads?  Or was this a one time thing?  Do we dare hope for a national tour?  We just have to wait and see...