. . . to yelling at the television and running out of the room whenever the Hoveround commercial comes on. Elderly folks in wheelchairs cavorting to the Beach Boys' "I Get Around" - aaaarrrrgh! I'm amazed they didn't put the old dears in bikinis and surfer shorts and strap surf boards to the backs of their Hoverounds.
I don't even like the song, particularly, but the whole thing is cringingly humiliating for all involved. (Really, Beach Boys - way to sell your souls!)
What can we do to stop the blatant misuse of the music of our teen years for incontinence ads, retirement planning commercials, and wheelchair promos? It's embarrassing. Stop it. Now. Or I'll be forced to create a flatulence medication commercial set to "Louie, Louie." And it won't be pretty.
Here. See for yourself (but don't watch the whole thing, for goodness' sake!):