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Bob and Doug Mackenzie for Pizza Hut
Back in the day, after watching the movie "Strange Brew" on VHS, something really awesome happened—Pizza Hut started airing these hilarious commercials featuring the Great White North heroes, Bob and Doug Mackenzie! Let me tell you, my friends and I were absolutely obsessed with the movie, and we were hungry (literally and figuratively) for more Bob and Doug content. So you can imagine how perfect the timing was when these Pizza Hut ads came along.
Those commercials were like a gateway drug to more Bob and Doug adventures. They actually originated from a comedy show called SCTV, and seeing these ads made us all curious to check it out. We wanted to dive deeper into the world of these lovable characters. Sure, we had caught glimpses of the show during late-night TV sessions, but now we were actively seeking it out.
Those Pizza Hut ads were something special. They seemed so spontaneous and improvised, and let me tell you, Moranis and Thomas were just as funny as ever. These ads even won some awards, both in 1984 and 1986. I wonder, though, did Pizza Hut experience a surge in sales because of these ads? How many pizza lovers out there were even aware of Bob and Doug Mackenzie? If it weren't for seeing them on TV in New Jersey as a kid, I might have assumed that these ads were targeted specifically for the Canadian market or maybe areas closer to Canada where people were more familiar with these characters.
Well, I guess I'll never really know the answer. But you know what? It doesn't even matter all that much. Because thanks to this advertising campaign, we now have these amazing Bob and Doug Mackenzie for Pizza Hut ads to enjoy. And guess what? I've got three of them right here for you to watch and have a good laugh. So sit back, relax, and enjoy these classic commercials that brought together two iconic things—Bob and Doug Mackenzie and Pizza Hut. It's like a match made in comedy and pizza heaven!