Young Ruffian Gets in the Holiday Spirit in Mother's Christmas Ad for Boots

He's full of surprises

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Joining the slew of British Christmas commercials, Mother London made this neat ad for pharmacy chain Boots, in which a surly-looking youth runs around town leaving gifts for people who've been nice to him, or who happen to be "fit" girls. The otherwise uplifting tone of the spot is marred a bit, though, by the music—it's "Smalltown Boy" by Bronski Beat, which is about a gay kid running away from his crappy family.

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