DAVID  reviews
LATEST    ●     SISTERHOOD    ●     DIRECTORS    ●     UK    ●     IRELAND    ●     USA

24 April 2019

The Customer is Always Odd

by Syd Briscoe


McDonald's: “Friends Wanted” - 30s

The importance of workplace friendships is hammered home in this amusing McDonald's commercial, which will prove relatable viewing for anyone who's survived a shift under the Golden Arches. When a young man finds himself perplexed by an unusual order, he calls in a second pair of eyes for reinforcements.

It's a likeable conceit, anchored by some lovely performances - including an incredulous colleague and a little girl jonesing for some ham. It makes the salient point that it's easier to share bizarre work anecdotes with friends if they were there to witness the weirdness - something McDonald's hope will encourage people to sign up in pairs.


Director: James Haworth Ⓟ Ⓦ (Sweetshop Ⓟ Ⓦ)
Cinematographer: Stuart Campbell

David Reviews is hand-crafted by Lovely Lenzie Ltd, 7 Seven Sisters, Lenzie, Glasgow, G66 3AW. Editor: Jason Stone. Phone: 0141 776 7766. E-mail: jason@davidreviews.com.