Carl’s Jr. has a long history of making commercials that feature bikini-clad women shoving cheeseburgers into their faces. (Something we’ve had fun with before.) Aqua Teen Hunger Force has a long history of being fun and weird as hell. It also has a character named Carl. I think we all see where this is headed.
Though lacking in the bronzed beauty and sex appeal of the burger joint’s former brand ambassadors—Padma Lakshmi, Heidi Klum and Kate Upton among them—Carl “brings a certain willingness to the role and a unique interpretation of fresh baked buns,” said Steve Lemley, svp of field marketing and media at Carl’s Jr. and sister chain Hardee’s.
The animated character is willing to wear a physique-inappropriate banana hammock, in other words, and writhe around on a Dodge Spyder while chomping a burger and slapping his ass. [AdWeek]
Yes, this is an actual Carl’s Jr. commercial that is running on Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. Yes, it is as wonderful as it is strange. Sometimes capitalism really, really gets it right. I mean…