"Breaking Bad" fans weren't the only ones who took to Twitter Sunday night.
Companies and other entities jumped on the #BreakingBad, #GoodbyeBreakingBad, #BreakingBadFinale trending terms, taking advantage of a nationwide obsession to promote their own products and opinions. There's a good reason to jump on the bandwagon: AdAge reports advertisers are paying up to $400,000 for a 30-second spot during the show.
Here are some of the most entertaining attempts at hijacking the "Breaking Bad" phenomenon:
Because you can't watch "Breaking Bad" in your bare feet:
You'll need a t-shirt to match those socks:
And of course you'll need to keep clean while watching:
Certainly a beer in hand is necessary to complete your new t-shirt and socks look:
Oh, by the way, apparently all Democrats are total Heisenbergs:
Of course, so are all Republicans:
You could probably go for a burger after buying clothes and drinking beers and cleaning and hating politicians while watching your favorite TV show:
Ah yes. And apparently you also need a gun:
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American Apparel: Too Pornographic
The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/04/american-apparel-ads-banned_n_1402249.html">banned this ad</a> featuring a topless woman, as well as seven others this past spring. The <a href="http://www.asa.org.uk/Rulings/Adjudications/2012/4/American-Apparel-(UK)-Ltd/SHP_ADJ_174506.aspx">ASA said the ads were</a> "pornographic, exploitative of women" and of "inappropriately" sexualizing young women.
L'Oreal Revitalift: Extreme Retouching
This ad for face cream featuring actress Rachel Weisz was<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/31/rachel-weisz-loreal-ad-banned_n_1247242.html"> banned in the U.K.</a> after the company was accused of retouching Weisz's skin too much.
Zombie Sporting Goods: 'Disturbing'
This commercial for a Norwegian sporting goods store <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/27/zombie-commercial-banned-norway-video_n_2199630.html">was pulled from the air</a> after viewers said they found it too disturbing.
Kayak: 'Distressing' Brain Surgery
Reason for ban: You may have seen this ad on television, since it was only <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/nov/28/kayak-ad-banned-asa">banned in the U.K.</a>, where it was deemed to be too "distressing."
SodaStream: Denigrates Other Sodas
The U.K. decided this spot <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/04/sodastream-banned-ad_n_2237168.html" target="_hplink">"denigrated other soft drinks."</a>
Toyota GT86: Promotes Reckless Driving
U.K. authorities decided this car ad promoted reckless driving, according to <a href="http://www.carbuzz.com/news/2012/11/16/UK-Bans-Toyota-GT-86-Ad-7711638/">CarBuzz</a>.
Taken 2: Faked It
The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority banned an audio advertisement for the film Taken 2, saying it <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/dec/05/taken-2-promo-banned-ofcom">used fake quotes</a> from a Daily Star review of the film.
Fish & Chips: Degrades The President
This commercial for a South African restaurant was banned for using the image of the country's president Jacob Zuma in a way that was <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/nov/27/south-africa-sabc-zuma-advert">"degrading to the president."</a>