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Enjoy a startling “vintage cigarette commercial” from Japan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oBHeoF2nOc

This is presented on the viral internet as a clever 1991 cigarette commercial for “Sutaffu” cigarettes, but it appears to be from Topknot Detective, an Australian entry in the annals of Steve Oedekerk-style problematic remix humor. Note: includes child subjected to offscreen slapstick violence.

Here is an indisputably real Japanese cigarette commercial from 1991, introducing Sir Charles Sheen as himself:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uc21PlNtthU

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