Survey Shows This Is The Most Popular TV Ad Of All Time 6 years ago

Survey Shows This Is The Most Popular TV Ad Of All Time

This is a bit bananas...

The 2007 Cadburys ad featuring a gorilla drumming along to Phil Collins' In The Air Tonight has stood the test of time and been voted most popular TV ad.


Of the 1,000 polled by Marketing Magazine, 19 per cent voted for the now-iconic ad which boosted Cadbury's sales by 9 per cent eight years ago.

Here are the top ten ads of all time according to the survey:

  1.  Cadbury Gorilla (19 per cent). 

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2. Compare the Market (16 per cent). 


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3. Cadbury's Smash Martians (11 per cent). 

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4. Hamlet Cigars (7 per cent).  


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5. Yellow Pages (7 per cent). 


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6. Coca-Cola I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (7 per cent).

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7.  Budweiser Wassup (5 per cent). 

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8. Guinness surfer (8 per cent). 

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9. John Lewis Always a Woman (5 per cent). 

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10. Levi Laundrette (4 per cent).

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