We weren't the only ones to gently poke fun at Brad Pitt's cryptic and non sequitur-filled commercials for Chanel no. 5.

Filmed in artsy black and white, the ads for the famous fragrance capture the actor's rambling musings about, well, nothing in particular, for posterity -- and all for a $7 million price tag. Sorry, Brad, but the whole thing felt a little NYU slam poetry open mic night to us. Others agreed: Mashable called it "confounding," and the Guardian slammed it as the "smell of disaster." Oof.

Never one to miss out, the Conan O'Brien show parodied the spot, keeping the creepiness but adding 100% more shirtlessness. Watch above!

Watch Brad evolve through the years...

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  • January 1988

    7th Annual Jimmy Stewart Relay Marathon Kick-Off Cocktail Reception. Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage

  • October 1991

    "My Private Idaho" premiere. Photo: Ron Galella/WireImage

  • March 1992

    7th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards. Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage

  • August 1992

    "Johnny Suede" premiere. Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage

  • September 1993

    ShoWest. Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

  • January 1995

    52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards. Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage

  • November 1994

    "Legends of the Fall" premiere. Photo: Ron Galella/WireImage

  • January 1996

    53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards. Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage

  • March 1997

    "The Devil's Own" premiere. Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage

  • February 1998

    50th Annual Writers Guild of America Awards. Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage

  • November 1998

    "Meet Joe Black" Photo: Barry King/WireImage

  • March 2000

    "Erin Brockovich" premiere. Photo: Barry King/WireImage

  • February 2001

    "The Mexican" premiere. Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage

  • March 2002

    "Panic Room" premiere. Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage

  • July 2002

    "Full Frontal" premiere. Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage

  • November 2002

    "Solaris" premiere. Photo: Getty Images

  • April 2003

    Event honoring producer Brad Grey. Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage

  • January 2004

    "Along Came Polly" premiere. Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage

  • May 2004

    MTV "TRL" visit. Photo: Stephen Lovekin

  • December 2004

    "Ocean's Twelve" Berlin premiere. Photo: Getty Images

  • June 2005

    "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" premiere. Photo: Getty Images

  • November 2005

    Brad Pitt and daughter, Zahara Marley Jolie, arrive in Japan. Photo: Getty Images

  • July 2006

    Brad Pitt and Global Green USA visits New Orleans. Photo: Getty Images

  • September 2006

    "Babel" presentation. Photo: Getty Images

  • May 2007

    "A Mighty Heart" premiere during the 60th International Cannes Film Festival. Photo: Getty Images

  • September 2007

    "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" premiere during the 334d Deauville Film Festival. Photo: Getty Images

  • September 2007

    "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" New York premiere. Photo: Jim Spellman/WireImage

  • November 2007

    "Beowulf" Los Angles premiere. Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage

  • January 2008

    14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Photo: Getty Images

  • May 2008

    "Kung Fu Panda" premiere at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival. Photo: Tony Barson/WireImage

  • August 2008

    "Burn After Reading" Photocall during the 65th Venice Film Festival. Photo: Elisabetta A. Villa/WireImage

  • December 2008

    "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" Los Angeles premiere. Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage

  • January 2009

    "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" Paris premiere. Photo: Getty Images

  • May 2009

    "Inglourious Basterds" Photocall during the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. Photo: Getty Images

  • July 2009

    "Inglourious Basterds" Berlin premiere. Photo: AXEL SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images

  • March 2010

    "Kick-Ass" UK premiere. Photo: Ferdaus Shamim/WireImage

  • July 2010

    "Salt" premiere. Photo: Getty Images

  • November 2010

    "Megamind" New York premiere. Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

  • November 2010

    "Megamind" Paris premiere. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

  • January 2011

    68th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Photo: Jeff Vespa/WireImage

  • May 2011

    "The Tree of Life" premiere. Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

  • September 2011

    "Moneyball" press conference during 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. Photo: George Pimentel/WireImage

  • September 2011

    "Moneyball" Oakland premiere. Photo: Steve Jennings/WireImage

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