Fast?  Try Speedy.

by The Scarlet Harlot on March 20, 2006 · 2 comments

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Volkswagen’s GTI campaign for the Hispanic market trades the creepy ‘Fast’ gremlin for cartoon hero, Speedy Gonzales.

Check out all 3 spots Cats, Replay and Speed Bump.

Anybody remember his cartoons being banned in the US of A for “offensive ethnic stereotyping”

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    Speedy isn’t half as bad as the WWII-era cartoons of Popeye single-handedly defeating the Japanese naval fleet.  Talk about racial stereotypes.

  • http://www.dadsbigplan.com .alphamonkey.

    Are you trying to imply that’s not how it happened?

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