Mange tout Rodney, mange tout.


Well it’s ages since I did a posting on a really laughable tv ad but I’ve found one for you dear readers. It’s for Renault’s new electric car range, specifically the Renault Zoe. Now it’s a very nicely produced ad and the background music is spot on, whilst the characters are believable and the creative idea of showing things which ought to be electric being powered by little combustion engines puffing out exhaust smoke, is simply brilliant. So what’s my problem with the ad? Well it’s the female voice-over and she has just about the most ridiculous French accent I’ve ever heard. Like a refugee from ‘Allo ‘Allo. Have a listen (or as we say in Franglais avoir une ecoute)….

 

See what I mean? It’s the best laugh I’ve had since scouser Joey Barton started speaking English with a faux French accent whilst playing for Marseille and that Yorkshire dipshtick Shteve McLaren adopted a Dutch accent in hish tv interviewsch whilst managing Twente. As they say in Peckham, Bonnet de douche my old son…

 

 

shuper shtuff

pp

2 thoughts on “Mange tout Rodney, mange tout.

  1. Bloody hell, I thought it was just me. It drives me insane but Renault aren’t the only culprits. It seems that any French advert has to have the obligatory fake, french accent. Why can’t they just employ a French actress/actor to do the voice-over in a genuine French accent? Do They cost more than English jobbies?

    Grrrr, rant over 😦

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