"Where's the beef?" echoed not only in a fabled empty city, but through America as Wendy's catchphrase ad which began in 1984. Ad spokespeople are the face of a brand. A great ad series can make its representative one of the most recognizable people in the country, and even the world. If you're in search of car insurance, Flo the Progressive Girl or your favorite danger agent Mayhem are at your service! Wendy, Tony the Tiger and the Doublemint Twins may play to your cravings. The "Can you hear me now?" guy drew millions to Verizon, until he jumped ship to a competitor and took many of his fans with him.
How many of these spokespeople do you think you can identify from an image? You see them every day on TV and billboards, and hear them on the radio, but do you really know who they are? While some spokespeople such as Charlize Theron and Emma Stone went on to become major A-list actors and are easy to identify, others may be a little trickier.
So, turn on the tube, and pay attention: it won't be long before your favorite spokesperson shows up. Then take this quiz to see how well you pay attention to those catchy commercials!
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