Robert Dyas Releases 2015’s Most Baffling Christmas Ad

As we inch ever closer to Christmas Day, it seemed for a moment that the snow may have settled on this year’s seasonal advertising dust-up. However, Robert Dyas’ new festive spot just dropped, proving that it’s never too late to be the centre of attention. Though not necessarily for the right reasons.

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This article originally appeared in Contagious.

A showcase of shiny gadgets and escapist fun defines this month’s round-up, with users in September flocking to share videos which highlight the best, brightest and, occasionally, blingiest spots the internet has to offer.

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Spokespeople who refuse to speak, beer-filled Bond boat chases and a football-themed aria. It could only be Adland!

There’s no one who loves watching the most awesome social videos on the planet than us. So after a week of trawling the Open Web for the most engaging and creative content out there, we’ve compiled a list of five best video ads so you can use your time on the net wisely…. like watching cute compilations of baby goats.

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Clocks that tell you when you’ll die, rugby stars in notorious gangs and breaking every fashion rule in the book. It could only be AdLand!

But which are the must-see ads over the last seven days? Well, after a week watching the best (and worst) video advertisements on the net, we’ve picked the five essential ones to watch so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying the, hopefully sunny, weekend.

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Unicorns fight in the war against smoking and Pot Noodle helps people achieve their dreams. Of course, this could only happen in Adland!

But which are the must-see ads over the last seven days? Well, after a week watching the best (and worst) video advertisements on the net, we’ve picked the five essential ones to watch so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying the, hopefully sunny, weekend.

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Pregnant men waddle around, amateur footballers dis Messi and a PSA sends shivers down viewers’ spines. Only in Adland!

But which are the must-see ads over the last seven days? Well, after a week watching the best (and worst) video advertisements on the net, we’ve picked the five essential ones to watch so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying the, hopefully sunny, weekend.

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Real-life hoverboards and surfing waves on dirt bikes. We cannot contain our excitement – thank you, Adland!

But which are the must-see ads over the last seven days? Well, after a week watching the best (and worst) video advertisements on the net, we’ve picked the five essential ones to watch so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying the, hopefully sunny, weekend.

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Sauza 901: No Limes Needed

Rating: 7/10

Whoever said there isn’t room for the ultra-weird in advertising clearly isn’t looking hard enough. While the mainstream of advertising remains cozy, life-affirming and ultimately safe, there’s still space on the social web for whacked-out creatives to fly their freak flag.

Old Spice famously revived their public image with a wildly popular, long-running franchise of ads which basically drop-kicked rationality out the window and embracing the surreal. And we mean, really surreal. Meanwhile, the viral success of the Commercial Kings (a.k.a. Rhett & Link) shows that an absurd touch can help even the tiniest of brands. And God help you if a co-worker sends you Khanna/Reidinga’s spoof ‘Energy Noodles’.

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