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DirecTV commercial... in poor taste?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Colton, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. Colton

    Colton Active Member

    Caught the ad tonight with Craig T. Nelson and the adorable little girl, Carol Anne (who's dead) ripped from "Poltergeist."

    I know the little girl -- Heather O'Rourke -- has been gone for years (died at age 12 in 1988), but still, anyone else bothered at all by this?
  2. Dickens Cider

    Dickens Cider New Member

    Yeah, that commercial is lamer than FDR's legs.

    Too soon?
  3. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    How well known is O'Rourke's death, is it just within horror fans, or more widespread.
  4. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    Thank you Brian.
  5. Colton

    Colton Active Member

    GB: Admittedly, I'm a horror fan boi looser, but I believe it's pretty well known

  6. I had forgotten until you mentioned it here, and that's after having seen the commercial.
    I don't really have a problem with it.
  7. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I didn't know a.) her name; b.) that she was dead; or c.) since when until this board. This commercial got mentioned on some other thread, and that's where I found out she was dead.

    Really had no idea.
  8. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Have you heard of "Poltergeist?"
  9. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    On this board, yes.

  10. joe_schmoe

    joe_schmoe Active Member

    no problem at all.
  11. WazzuGrad00

    WazzuGrad00 Guest

    I imagine her family is getting paid for it, so it's OK with me.
  12. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty Guest

    for the love of piss.
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