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New Yorker Commercial (2009)
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Plot / Description
"Drop Dead Gorgeous / Flirtin' in the City"
This ad shows a sexy brunette in a pink dress walking down a New York City street. A man on a skateboard starts checking her out, rolls right into traffic, and gets hit by a car. Next she walks by a tattoo parlor and the tattoo artist stops to look at her and draws a curly line on the back of a biker. She continues walking past a building that is on fire. The firemen hold a cloth to catch a man who needs to jump, but as the woman walk by, the firemen stop paying attention to the fire and the man jumps to his death. She then walks by a handsome man and when she turns to check him out, she falls in a hole and is covered with dirt from a dump truck.
Sun is shining from the sky
Got to look for, look for love
Look for love
Dress for the moment.