Here are contenders 53 through 56.
53. Wendy’s helium inhalers. Fast-food eaters filled up on helium before getting the Wendy’s pitch in this commercial.
54. WA anti-smoking’s headless turkey. Washington state created a headless cold turkey with a nicotine habit in this anti-smoking campaign.
55. Sammy Stephens’s mini-mall ad. Sammy’s song for Flea Market Montgomery got him all the way to Ellen DeGeneres’s TV show.
56. MTV’s pooping elephants. A guitarist dreams of the big time, while shoveling elephant poo, in this MTV commercial.
Vote below for the freakiest of the four. Voting goes until 11 p.m. EST Thursday, and the winner advances to Round 2.
UPDATE: Sammy Stephens outlasts the elephant droppings and heads into the next round. See the voting results here.
—Posted by Tim Nudd