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Well, the commercial was made by your own network, so just send them a mail they're waisting their money.

I know my english is far from perfect, but as far as I know 'Brilliant!' is still positive appraisal...

And yet it doesn't seem like I made myself very clear: the whole flashmob idea is fantastic because they pulled it of, and you don't need to have been there to appreciate it. The film works because everyone recognises at least half of the songs in there and is too enthralled by the whole happening to notice some people dancing out of sync.

I do have a problem with them 'milking' the idea on a medium not suitable for this, without the audio, without the full experience, without the story and the background,...

I don't know whether the decision to air the short crap version on the CBS network was an agency or a client one.

And I'm not sure what you are implying either: I shouldn't criticise media strategy or work if it comes from Saatchi?

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