Banned because "Fox told GoDaddy if it wanted the commercial run, it would need to omit the reference to nature’s most skilled gnawers because of that certain part of the female anatomy to which the ad was referring. Adhering to its strict principles, GoDaddy told Fox something along the lines of ‘no beaver, no deal’.
Banned after GLAAD claimed the ad "fuels the anti-gay bullying that haunts countless gay and lesbian school-children on playground all across the country," and was "prejudice and inexcusable."
Banned because a shot of her nipple as she flails around in the sheets topless appears. Calvin Klein says that it’s "not entirely a surprise for the U.S. market"
Banned after complaints from a number of mental health charities for "mocking and exploiting the serious subject of suicide."
Banned in China because it was an "affront to the National Dignity of China…by showing LeBron (a foreign opponent) defeat traditional Chinese figures such as a kung fu master."
Banned after complaints from The Children’s Food Campaign becuase the ad portrayed eating unhealthy burgers as being manly. Sexism was also touched on, as well as the depiction of the burger as being much larger in the commercial than in real life. Burger King responded, "Customer research has identified there are plenty of men who enjoy indulging in a quality burger."
Tagged as being unsuitable for Super Bowl 2005.
Banned for portraying too clear of a reference to rival company iTunes. Such overt criticism of a competitor’s products or services is generally regarded as unacceptable in US advertising.
Racist against blondes. Furthers stereotypes.
Pulled due to complaints of "alleged violent content."