A Georgia man was aware that his pickup truck had no functional brakes when he took it for a drive Wednesday afternoon. But the 24-year-old was under the mistaken — and likely Saturday morning cartoon-influenced — impression he could just stop the vehicle by sticking his foot out the door and dragging it across the pavement, Fred Flinstone-style.
Product placement has been a part of TV and movies since their beginnings, and finally someone's put together a video montage of laughably obvious placement moments — for historical purposes, of course. Fred and Wilma Flintstone split a pack of Winstons while Bugs Bunny unironically urges the children of America to drink the Kool-Aid.
They're not all really product placements — some are just ads