Trojan condoms has a bone to pick with FOX and CBS, after the networks deemed their new commercials "not appropriate" for TV. Meanwhile, several erectile dysfunction ads continue to penetrate their airwaves as we speak.
One of the Trojan ads shows a bunch of pigs (not scummy dudes but actual swine) trying to score with hot chicks (not baby chickens but good lookin' women) at a bar. When one of the pigs decides that he wants to take a woman back to his pen, he hoofs it into a bathroom, buys a jimmy hat, and "evolves" into a man. According to a press release from Trojan, the hog is a "hero" who demonstrates responsibility by choosing to keep his little piggy in a latex blanket.
An internal document obtained by TMZ, CBS justified their decision to Trojan saying "While we understand and appreciate the humor of this creative (ad), we do not find it appropriate for our network, even with late night only restriction. Also, the hard liquor references/props are not allowed."
FOX, of course, had a more conservative defense. They told the condom maker "Contraceptive advertising must stress health related uses rather than the prevention of pregnancy."
So, for the record -- FOX and CBS will run advertisements teaching men how to get it up, but not how to cover it up.
For those of you dying to see Trojan's pig try to engage in a little horizontal truffle shuffle, the spot will air on ABC and NBC later this month -- after 11:30 PM.
Condom Ads Ribbed Too Much -- FOX & CBS Pull Out
6/18/2007 3:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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