Grandma Is Sweet and Spicy in We Are Unlimited’s Latest for McDonald’s

We Are Unlimited promotes McDonald’s new glazed tenders with a new campaign featuring “Sweet and Spicy Grandmas.”

The concept, unsurprisingly, centers around grandmothers displaying two sides of their personality. In a 30-second launch spot, that means a grandma named Marianne who “knows a thing or two about chicken” knitting a sweater for a gift, which seems sweet, until the ad’s reveal shows her “spicy” side.

Some viewers may find grandmas leering at a gardener kind of creepy, but the overall concept of the campaign, while not the most original, does allow plenty of room for expansion.

Marianne also appears in a series of social ads running on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat through September in which she gives advice showcasing both sides of her personality. The campaign also includes a “Glaze Craze” Snapchat game.

from AgencySpy: https://www.adweek.com/agencyspy/grandma-is-sweet-and-spicy-in-we-are-unlimiteds-latest-for-mcdonalds/148624

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