Worst work misses the mark thanks to base toilet humour

Northern European toilet humour has provided most of the turkeys at this year’s Cannes festival.

Northern European toilet humour has provided most of the turkeys at

this year’s Cannes festival.



A German spot for Asgaard beer, which has a Viking horn as its logo, was

particular tasteless.



The commercial shows a German couple in bed. The man is reading a book

about Vikings which excites him enough to make the sheets rise up around

his groin area. His wife becomes interested in what he is reading, grabs

the book and the same thing happens again with the rising sheets. The

endline is: ’Asgaard. Good for your horns.’



A Slovenian laxative is demonstrated by pouring it into a bucket full of

of champagne bottles - all the corks spontaneously pop out of their

bottles.



But perhaps the depth of bad taste came from a Finnish spot for

Vuokkoset sanitary towels. It takes the familiar form of a laboratory

test, until a woman picks up the glass of blue liquid used for the

demonstration and drinks it. She already uses Vuokkoset.



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