1987 Australian Macintosh Ad Channels Mad Men Vibes

1987 Australian Macintosh Ad Channels Mad Men Vibes

The allure of Apple’s 1980s advertisements often lies in their quirky, narrative-driven approach.

One such example is an Australian Macintosh commercial titled “The Manager,” which packs a full mini-drama into its brief runtime.

1987 Australian Macintosh Ad Channels Mad Men Vibes

In this 57-second spot, reminiscent of a scene from the popular series Mad Men, we meet Frank, a diligent employee who faces a condescending boss unhappy about Frank missing a recent social event.

Unbeknownst to the boss, Frank had spent his evening mastering a presentation on his Macintosh, a fact that leaves his manager utterly speechless.

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