Hilarious Atari 2600 Pole Position Ad

YouTube continues to deliver hit after hit.  This Pole Position ad is a wonderful slice of painful early 80s entertainment.  Yikes.

Posted by sedgemonkey at 7/11/2006 12:02:00 AM | 11 comments | Source | Share

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Carl Flixen (Level 1 Jukyu) at 7/17/2006 4:43:00 PM
Excelent page . Go Atari. I love the ancient thing. Learn to estimate the good and simple thing

jaz (Level 1 Rookie) at 7/12/2006 5:57:00 AM

I NEED TO HAVE THE MUSIC FROM THIS COMMERCIAL OR I WILL DIE!!!!!!! Doesn´t somebody know where to get it? Or at least the band´s name?

BTW this ad makes me want to run to a store and buy the game even though it´s not available for like 15 years and I have it on emulator...


Shark (Level 1 Jukyu) at 7/11/2006 12:44:00 PM
i think the theme music was best.

Lawrence (Level 10 Operative) at 7/11/2006 11:49:00 AM
Why can't adverts be like that nowadays? That was cool. I used to have that game on N64.

eghost (Level 6 Hitman) at 7/11/2006 9:19:00 AM

OMFG that was hilarious...

Can't believe I never saw that as a kid...

big brother (Level 11 Admiral) at 7/11/2006 9:18:00 AM
I love how a game with a title that sounds like a strip club stars a family in the commercial.  

E-Magination (Level 3 Sniper) at 7/11/2006 9:18:00 AM
I love it. Nice 80's. Pole Position still has an awesome feel of speed.

Faktablad (Level 6 SWAT) at 7/11/2006 9:13:00 AM
"It'll leave skid marks on your soul".  Who came up with that?

Tremulant (Level 1 Gangster) at 7/11/2006 7:32:00 AM
Hahaha eww... I couldn't even finish it.

Blueberry_pie (Level 7 General Manager) at 7/11/2006 1:48:00 AM
Hah, that was awful. In a good way.

finite (Level 6 Serial Killer) at 7/11/2006 1:30:00 AM
Wow, that was hideous. :)

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