The 10 Funniest Apple-Ad Parodies

Getting Feist-y With the Nano

iPod Nano MadTV parody
Nothing is more annoying than buying digital gear only to find out the next day that it's obsolete. That's how many Apple customers feel about the company's rapid-fire release of new iPods. No other parody of an Apple commercial pays tribute to such product-cycle angst better than this one from Mad TV.

The spoof pokes fun at the iPod Nano commercial that features Feist's performance of "1234." Mad TV changes Feist's lyrics to "Ohoho, they keep changing the iPod, ohoho I keep blowing my wad...."

The Ad That Launched a Thousand Parodies

In 2006, Apple's ad campaign for new colorful iPod Nanos featured silhouettes of peppy dancers gyrating against solid colors to the sound of upbeat music. The ads were instantly popular not only with Apple fans but also with people looking for something to mock. And mock they did.

iPod Nano Napoleon Dynamite parody
You could spend a day watching the seemingly endless tributes to the Nano ads. One of the best parodies, posted to YouTube by user heartofgold42, is sort of the polar opposite of the original Apple ad. Instead of featuring a high-energy song and a sprightly dancer, the parody shows the silhouette of the nerdy character Napoleon Dynamite, from the movie of the same name, quietly shuffling to Jamiroquai's "Canned Heat."

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