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    Geico Commerical Cavemen Score Own ABC Sitcom

    LOS ANGELES (March 2, 2007) -- It's a role so easy, even a caveman can do it.

    ABC is developing a sitcom based on the Geico cavemen ads, according to Variety.

    "Cavemen" would reportedly follow three pre-historic men who battle prejudice as they try to live like normal thirtysomethings in modern day Atlanta.

    Joe Lawson, the advertising copywriter behind the popular Geico ads, will also write the sitcom. Lawson also developed the Geico gecko and the "Tiny House" insurance TV spots.

    No word yet on whether the same actors from the commercials will star in the sitcom.
    "Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack.” -- Gen. George S. Patton

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    Wonder how many episodes air before the cheesy one-liners sink this show?

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    Oh I love it! Those commercials crack me up.
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    I guess subsidiary royalties ought to go to SNL and Phil Hartman's family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scotty5150 View Post
    Wonder how many episodes air before the cheesy one-liners sink this show?
    too late

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    this is the equivilent of a SNL skit getting a full movie. Although some can sustain the gag for 90+ minutes, most wear thin pretty quickly.
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    I wonder if they'll use that damned song as the theme music? You know, the one in the commercial where he walks past the sign and does a double-take.
    Sounds like it was done on a $50 Casio keyboard. I dig it.

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    im at the point where im starting to feel bad for that caveman.(therapy,etc)
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    I predicted they would make a sitcom out of those commercials months ago. It might be funny if done right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red View Post
    I wonder if they'll use that damned song as the theme music? You know, the one in the commercial where he walks past the sign and does a double-take.
    Sounds like it was done on a $50 Casio keyboard. I dig it.
    that's a song by RÖYKSOPP'S "Remind Me" :: GEICO Commercial

    http://www.cavemanscrib.com/

    http://www.geico.com/search/index.js...ery=commercial

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    That 70's BC Show...
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    YES!!!

    Those commercials are classic.

    The new one where the one caveman is getting a lecture because he actually bought Geico insurance...it's like a living version of the main VH discussion forum with Brett lecturing long time members about how going to see VHMK-IV without Mike is just selling out.
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    Thet are quite funny ,for sure.I might check out a show like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by darthadv View Post
    that's a song by RÖYKSOPP'S "Remind Me" :: GEICO Commercial

    http://www.cavemanscrib.com/

    http://www.geico.com/search/index.js...ery=commercial

    to quote gene simmons: "you're welcome"

    Man, that's awesome! Much obliged!

 

 

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