Burger King's Week of Being Misunderstood Just Ended With Advertising's Best Reunion in Years

The King, at his loneliest, runs into an old friend

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If you thought Burger King’s Super Bowl ad featuring Andy Warhol was “advertising for people who work in advertising,” then wait until you see this one.

In a new minute-long spot from agency David Miami (which also made the brand’s polarizing Super Bowl ad), the King is wandering the streets, lonely and misunderstood. Is it because the Big Game spot, which was essentially 45 seconds of footage of pop art pioneer Warhol eating a Whopper, fell a bit flat with mainstream audiences? (It landed dead last on USA Today’s Ad Meter, though it fared better with the nerdier crowd, being named by Adweek as the No.



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