For future reference, a century and half = too soon

Posted on March 8th, 2010

"In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Irish famine, Denny's is offering free endless fries and endless pancakes, though we haven't ever heard of a pancake shortage before..."
-The ad

"Denny's has a history of using humor in its television advertising. It is certainly not the intention of the company to offend anyone or any group and we apologize if this spot has in any way."
-The apology

Wow. Nobody on the team raised a red flag over this one? I don't think you have to be Irish or even offended to acknowledge that there must be better ways to get people into your restaurant than by poking fun at a million people who starved to death.

Pictured above: comedy goldmine


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