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...

Friday, December 4, 2015

Champion's Chariot

Earlier this year the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champion for Pennsylvania was selected and this year's Champion, young Caden, got a ride in the Hershey's Kissmobile to announce the news.  Click below and you can check out the article from Penn State News:

Friday, November 13, 2015

Al Roker's Big Wiener

The Today Show's Al Roker recently completed Rokerthon 2 where he achieved a World Record by forecasting the weather in all 50 states in one week.  While in Illinois he ran into the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile. CLICK HERE to watch the video!

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Little Wiener That Could

When Oscar Mayer made the decision to have a smaller, unmanned version of the Wienermobile deliver hot hot dogs to the hungry masses they could have just gotten a drone like everybody else does.  But no, they wanted to keep it real.  So now the Wiener Rover is coming for us all this summer: