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Does Food Network Use Subliminal Advertising?

Holy cannoli batman!
You have to check this youtube video out. According to this clip, there is a McDonald's "I'm lovin' it" ad right in the middle of an Iron Chef episode. This guy goes frame by frame and for a split second, there it is, the signature Golden Arches.



So tell me, is this for real?

Does Food Network Use Subliminal Advertising?

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rubialala rubialala 10 years
If it's real, which I can't tell, it was an accident.
Moni-B Moni-B 10 years
Also could have been the network accidentally cutting to commercial too soon (especially since he said its at the end of the show). But hey, anything is possible. ~M~
krEnElk krEnElk 10 years
even if this is real, i don't think it would affect iron chef viewers since they are clearly interested in culinary delights far more intricate than a big mac!
bellamargaretha bellamargaretha 10 years
Uh...I think McDonald's can definitely afford some proper advertising and if they did want to send subliminal messages, why through Iron Chef? Doesn't make sense to me.
3Sweeties 3Sweeties 10 years
Looks fake to me.
xrockette19x xrockette19x 10 years
It seems fake to me, the way the guy was speaking...but also, i'm a psych major, and sublimminal messaging like this does not work!! so even if they use it...iron chef is way more likely to make you crave creative and tasty food than greasy mcdonalds
cravinsugar cravinsugar 10 years
Dude....I have seen this sort of thing happen on other networks...real quick a flash and if you slow it down you will see something dif, but I don't know I believe this one... I'm all in.
aembry396 aembry396 10 years
This day in age...anyone with an iMac can make a conspiracy theory...but its still pretty cool Preppy to the max!
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