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Medical Marketing Gone Wrong

Imagine you are at the doctor’s office and receive some unpleasant news – the doctor wants you to come in for a colonoscopy. She sees your disappointment and decides to cheer you up a bit by showing you some educational material on the procedure’s preparation:

Polyps have no place to hide
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That’s right, a giant pink plastic polyp. Complete with sticky squishy eyes (in this case, a fly has stuck to one of them, yummy). This is actually a REAL marketing product developed for Fleet’s Phospho-Soda (a fast acting laxative), in tandem with their print campaign:

Polyp Ad

Considering the polyp’s choices of hiding spots, I’m hoping that they don’t create a TV commercial of it playing peek-a-boo.

3 Responses to “Medical Marketing Gone Wrong”

  1. on 23 Sep 2007 at 2:12 am Bunk

    My polyps are VERY well hidden, so y’all might as well stop looking for them.

  2. on 23 Sep 2007 at 12:00 pm Alpaca The Awesome

    Did someone say anal probe?

  3. on 28 Sep 2007 at 12:46 pm mark

    my wife is a nurse and brought home an EneMan doll. yes a enema superhero. do a google image search for “eneman.” our cat loves that thing.

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