#ThrowbackThursday – The Munchkin Dilemma

Happy #ThrowbackThursday before Halloween, friends and followers!

If you’re keeping score, we’re now two days before Halloween, and I couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate the ease into the almost-weekend before a fun holiday than with a fun Halloween-themed commercial!

I also don’t have too many Halloween commercials, but this was an easy find in my collection.

This week’s Throwback Thursday commercial comes to us from October 2000, and was actually the original  “Munchkin Dilemma” (not an official name) commercial from Dunkin’ Donuts (a followup aired in 2009, featuring an equally perilous attempt by a man in a Headless Horseman costume to have a Munchkin).

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But in this version…

We have a man, and he’s in a lobster costume.

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And he REALLY wants a Dunkin’ Donuts Munchkin!  So, naturally, he does what any reasonable person whose hands cannot grasp something would do.

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He dumps the box in his mouth for the sweet satisfaction of sugary, fried doughy goodness.

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This child is not amused.

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The commercial ends by reminding you, the viewer, to feed your donut hole addiction and come to Dunkin’ Donuts, where you can pick up a box of 50 Munchkins.

And now, for your consideration, our friend The Lobster and his “Munchkin Dilemma.”  I originally posted it to You Tube on October 27, 2013, so it already has quite a few views, but why not watch one more time?

So remember, on Halloween (and anytime you have to feed a hungry crowd), don’t forget to pick up fifty of these little dough balls of addiction.  You’ll thank me later, once the sugar high wears off.

Just don’t wear a costume that is not conducive to sweet Munchkin eatin’.  You’ll hate yourself for it.

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