DirecTV Bad Decisons and Cable

DirecTV is reminding viewers about the importance of choosing satellite TV instead cable television in a television advertising campaign featuring “one thing leads to another” cable failure and frustration scenarios, including one starring Charlie Sheen in a dangerous Platoon reenactment. “See what happens when you make bad decisions. Don’t reenact scenes from Platoon with Charlie Sheen! Don’t Sell Your Hair to a Wig Shop. Don’t Wake Up in a Roadside Ditch. Stop talking to stray animals. Don’t Have a Grandson with a Dog Collar…”

DirecTV Charlie Sheen in Platoon reenactment


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Click on the image below to play the Roadside Ditch video in YouTube (HD)

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Credits

The Bad Decisions campaign was developed at Grey New York by chief creative officer Tor Myhren, executive creative director Dan Kelleher, associate creative directors Doug Fallon and Steve Fogel, agency executive producers Andrew Chinich and Lindsay Myers.

Filming was shot by director Tom Kuntz via MJZ, Los Angeles with director of photography Emmanuel Lubezki and producer Jeff McDougall.

Editor was Gavin Cutler at Mackenzie Cutler with producer Aaron Stern, assistant editors Nick Divers and Valerie Sachs, sound designer Sam Shaffer. Visual effects were produced at Method Studios, New York.

Voiceover is by Robb Webb.