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Old June 23 2013, 02:42 AM   #30
Owain Taggart
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Re: Smallville’s Sears, Kensington’s Wal-Mart

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Ahh, I see. Then I guess they sound similar in how they did it. Did they also mention the name of the car?

Oh, here it is. Found the clip in question:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XT1xpTDbR8o
Yikes. Okay, that's pretty darn bad.

I can't find a clip of the House episode, but I don't think it was quite that bad. Not nearly. Just some car commercial-like shots of the car and the name badge on it (I think it was the Focus too) there may have been some lip service to the Sync system on it. But, wow, that Being Erica clip is.... WOW.

Yeah, when that first aired, it took me out of the moment, which is exactly what you don't want in a TV show. Felt more like the characters were trying to sell a product rather than telling a story, and that's where I felt it crossed the line. Pretty shameful. Later on in the episode, they revisit that by saying she bought the car.
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