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The McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish Mermaid
Let's dive into the depths of McDonaldland and explore the fascinating world of the Filet-O-Fish Mermaid. While Captain Crook definitely deserves his screen time in McDonaldland, there's no denying that the Filet-O-Fish Mermaid would have made a fantastic addition to the cast of characters. McDonaldland was predominantly male-dominated, so having a mermaid as a mascot could have brought a fresh and enchanting element to that fantastical food universe. It's a missed opportunity that she only appeared in a one-shot commercial that didn't even tie into McDonaldland.
But hey, let's get creative here and imagine an exciting series of commercials featuring the Filet-O-Fish Mermaid and various sailors attempting to catch a glimpse of her in McDonaldland. These sailors would go to great lengths to impress her, offering all sorts of shiny treasures. However, the Filet-O-Fish Mermaid would only be interested in one thing—the McDonald's Filet-O-Fish sandwich. With a mountain of treasure surrounding her, she couldn't care less about the baubles they present. Eventually, a clever kid would arrive, bringing her a Filet-O-Fish sandwich, earning themselves entry into the underwater kingdom of McDonaldland. Picture the kingdom resembling the vibrant undersea world depicted in the Little Mermaid cartoons, but with an added twist of more fried food goodness.
Oh, what a missed opportunity it was not to have great product tie-ins with the movie "Splash!" Imagine the magical synergy that could have been created with the Filet-O-Fish Mermaid and the beloved film. It would have been a true feast for the senses.
For those who aren't quite satisfied with the name "Filet-O-Fish Mermaid," I present to you the ultimate moniker for our delightful mascot: Filet-omena. It captures her essence perfectly, combining the essence of the Filet-O-Fish sandwich with the enchantment of a mermaid.
Alas, these are just flights of imagination and playful musings. Nonetheless, one can't help but wonder about the exciting possibilities that could have been unleashed with the Filet-O-Fish Mermaid in the McDonaldland universe. But fear not, for in our minds, she shall forever swim alongside the iconic characters of McDonaldland, making a splash in the hearts and imaginations of those who yearn for a little more fishy magic in their fast-food adventures.