What commercial was this?
January 15, 2013 9:21 PM   Subscribe

this is driving me crazy. at least ten years ago, i remember a commercial for jeans. levis, lee, wrangler, i looked for them all on youtube, to no avail. it's about some white dude, t-shirt, jeans, picking up some african-american woman for a date at her family's home. it makes a big deal about how he's white and he's definitely seen by the neighboring dudes as an interloper. can anyone remember this and/or provide a link? thanks.
posted by holdenjordahl to Shopping (6 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
super long shot...is it this levi's commercial? the guy is not picking up a black girl for a date, but some of the elements are there. the guy buys condoms at the drug store directly from his date's dad (unbeknownst to him).
posted by alice ayres at 9:55 PM on January 15, 2013 [1 favorite]

Did you try searching for Diesel? Here's an old ad with an interracial couple, although the plot is not correct.
posted by acidic at 10:27 PM on January 15, 2013

Could it be a movie? Something New?
posted by mahorn at 12:02 AM on January 16, 2013

Sounds a lot like the video for Alicia Keys' song, Un-thinkable (I'm Ready).
posted by fuse theorem at 7:25 AM on January 16, 2013

He's not in jeans but it sounds a bit like this Southern Comfort ad.
posted by KateViolet at 7:27 AM on January 16, 2013

Bingo, KateViolet!!! How I remembered it as a Levis ad I'll never know. 1987, jeez, 26 years...
Alice Ayres, the levi's ad is fantastic. i'm checking into
more of gondry's work.
Everyone else, thanks a ton!
posted by holdenjordahl at 7:44 AM on January 16, 2013

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