Adweek Podcast: The Little Lad Who Loves Berries and Cream

The story of the 2007 Starburst ad that's become a TikTok sensation


Starburst’s 2007 commercial “Bus Station” introduced us to a new character, the little lad who loves berries and cream, and a marketing star was born.

Recently, the spot has made a surprise resurgence on TikTok, prompting new remixes of the character’s repetitive song and marionette-like dance moves.

On this episode of Yeah, That’s Probably an Ad, we’re joined by Adweek’s director of audience engagement Jess Zafarris to discuss the character’s surprise comeback.

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