It’s the most wonderful time of the year.
Well, that’s what British retailers would like you to think. In recent years, early November has marked the start of the big-budget, high-concept ads from a slew of UK businesses have pushed into the public conscience, just in time for Christmas.
— Gerry McBride (@GerryMcBride) November 7, 2015
My heart hurts a little after that #JohnLewis ad – but I couldn’t help but ruin it by thinking the balloons wouldn’t have made it to him.
— Cherry Wallis (@CherryWallis) November 6, 2015
— Toby Earle (@TobyonTV) November 6, 2015
Some smart alec even took the time to outline what exactly would happen to the old chap if he did find himself on the atmosphere-free surface of the moon. Spoiler: it ain’t pretty. It didn’t even take long for someone to mash the thing up with some good ol’ Star Wars hype.