During the Super Bowl, we saw an ad in which a woman informed her boss that she was quitting her job. It was a Go-Daddy spot.
Now, we have seen an ad in which a caricature spokesperson has quit as the spokesperson. It was the E*Trade baby, who in his sarcastic, adult voice proclaimed, “I’m done. I’m out of here.”
Actually, E*Trade decided that the baby’s role as the company’s spokesperson had run its course after seven years.
One thing about having a non-human spokesperson is they can’t do anything to cast embarrassment on the company that has hired them. No police incidents, visits to rehab or ill-timed, poorly-targeted or politically-incorrect quotes.
Some other non-humans who have had decent second careers as corporate spokespeople include:
Who can you add to the list?