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This is not just a blog post

Now, I’m sure this is just a case of one American advertising agency taking the winning idea that its British counterpart came up with, and reworking it for another client. After all, these ads were pretty famous in the UK, and have been spoofed by countless people on You Tube. But if you ever needed proof that British ads are better than their American equivalents, here it is.

First, the British advert for Marks & Spencer’s:

And now, the Tropicana advert that I happened to see during, erm, Top Chef on Bravo last night:

Anybody got any other examples of commercials being reversioned for another brand altogether?

Oh, and by the way, this is not A Brit Out Of Water. This is a sleek smooth and sophisticated Brit, stepping delicately out of cool clear mountain fresh spring water.