Jimmy Dean "Spaced Out"

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The latest heliocentric commercial for Jimmy Dean makes me feel a bit guilty. Its oddball humor (via TBWA\Chiat\Day, Playa del Rey, Calif.) gives 30 seconds of genuine pleasure. But since I feel no more likely to buy the product after seeing the spot than before seeing it, there’s also the sensation of being a freeloader: taking the entertainment Jimmy Dean provides, but without meaning to give Jimmy anything in return.

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