See the Amusing Orkin Mini-Musical That Just Won the Top Student Award at the Andys

BYU spot kills, in a good way

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A team from Brigham Young University’s AdLab program snagged the top student prize at the Andy Awards this weekend with a three-minute musical number about battling pest infestations.

The spec spot, “Pests Do Not Mess With the Orkin Man,” brings Broadway stylings to Southwestern suburbia, as five exterminators in matching hardhats pile out of an SUV to harmonize about killing fleas, moths and bedbugs while throwing off a little synchronized dancing.

Set to the melody of “My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music, it’s packed with fun visual set pieces—like a garbage can rattling because it’s full of randy mice.



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