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You Deserve a Break Today

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 9, 2007 3:04PM

The commercial above is the newest entry by that winning combination of McDonald's and Leo Burnett. It's gotten such a response that Jay Leno and Ellen Degeneres have asked about having Quincy Eaton, the pint-sized cross between Ozone and Radio Raheem who stars in the video, on their respective shows. Surely Eaton can teach Ellen how to pop and lock.

The commercial also extends the proverbial fifteen minutes of fame for "The Cha-Cha Slide." By now we've heard that song at so many birthday parties and wedding receptions that it induces a Pavlovian response in us to head for the open bar until the heat cools off.

If only the food were as good as the ads.