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TV Commercial Review

Heart or Humor


Funny advert

Rabbit’s Tale, a Thai experience agency, and GQ Apparel, a tech apparel brand, have joined forces to kick foot odor to the curb with their “SMELL KICK!” campaign. Featuring a series of six video ads, the campaign humorously addresses the often-ignored foot odor issue. But does it truly resonate with its audience? Let’s delve in.

Memorability: 92/100

Pro: The campaign’s humor and relatability make it highly memorable.
Con: While relatable, the topic of foot odor might not be compelling enough to sustain long-term interest.
Pro: The campaign’s viral nature, with more than 1M views in 24 hours, speaks to its memorability.

Effectiveness: 89/100

Pro: The campaign addresses a real issue largely ignored in public discourse.
Con: The campaign’s humor might overshadow the product’s effectiveness in combating foot odor.
Pro: The campaign has already seen significant organic sharing, indicating that it resonates with consumers.

Style: 85/100

Pro: The campaign’s humorous and bold style aligns well with the subject.
Con: The style might be too casual for some consumers who prefer a more scientific approach to solving the issue.
Pro: The campaign’s visuals and promotional material are professionally crafted, adding to its appeal.

Heart or Humor: 90/100

Pro: The campaign taps into a universal problem, making it relatable to a wide audience.
Con: It lacks a deeper emotional angle, focusing solely on humor.
Pro: The campaign’s humor is well-executed, engaging, and shareable.

Execution: 88/100

Pro: The campaign is well-executed, seamlessly integrating humor and product promotion.
Con: It might lack the ‘wow’ factor that could make it a viral sensation.
Pro: The campaign effectively utilizes digital and film media for promotion, ensuring a wide reach.

Educational Aspect: 80/100

Pro: The campaign educates the public about a commonly ignored issue, bringing it to the forefront.
Con: It might not provide enough information on how the product works to combat foot odor.
Pro: The campaign could serve as a model for future educational initiatives that aim to address overlooked issues humorously and engagingly.

GQ Apparel funny ad
GQ Apparel’s funny ad

Comparison with Competitor:

Compared to other fashion or tech apparel campaigns focusing solely on style or comfort, “SMELL KICK!” takes a more problem-solving approach by humorously addressing a real issue.


The “SMELL KICK!” campaign by Rabbit’s Tale and GQ Apparel is a well-executed and highly memorable initiative that scores high on humor and effectiveness. With an average grade of 87.3/100, it’s a campaign that will likely be remembered for its bold approach to a commonly ignored issue.

GQ Apparel ad is hilarious
GQ Apparel ad is hilarious


Client: GQ Apparel
Agency: Rabbit’s Tale
Chief Executive Officer : Sunard Thanasanaksorn
Managing Director : Sakunnapak Chaipracha
Executive Creative Director : Papop Chaowanapreecha
Creative Director : Arnon Kantawang
Art Director : Achiraya Wongtrirat
Copywriter : Sujinun Jirawatt , Kanyanat Ukhlib
Executive Director of Strategic Planning : Nathanit Tantanapornkul
Strategic Planning Manager : Marwin Mamai
Group Account Director : Dechakorn Amornwachirabodee
Senior Account Manager : Nattha Srivicha, Nattawut Methithawat
Associate Project Management Director : Chanok Thongdee
Senior Project Management : Thanyaporn Damprasert
Director : Rong Soralamp
Production House : Home Run Film

What are your thoughts on the “SMELL KICK!” campaign? Does it address the foot odor issue effectively, or is it just another humorous gimmick? Feel free to share your opinions in the comments section below!



A hilarious campaign.

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