At first, I was bummed that John Corbett was not cast in the "Sex and the City" movie. I was a big fan of his role in "Northern Exposure" and as Aidan in the HBO series of "SATC."
And then I heard his voice as the spokesperson for Applebee’s.
It's not that I'm a restaurant snob. Hell, last weekend we ate breakfast at Denny’s. But when I heard Corbett say the Applebee’s menu features "soups, salads and sandwiches," I swear he said "SAMwiches." I replayed the commercial again and I was convinced.
In my opinion, "Samwiches" is one of the most annoying mispronunciations of a word in the English language.
Then, while writing my review of the "Sex and the City" film, I found quotes online from Corbett that said he wasn’t in the movie because he was "a big movie star" now and the film couldn’t afford his $20 million-per-movie price tag.
Wash that samwich down with a glass of melk, John.
Only thing worse than calling a sandwich and samwich, are those lame-os who walk around calling a sandwich a "sammy". " Oh, let's go get a sammy!". You're not cool. You sound like a dork, knock it off.
TV watcha | May 29, 2008 at 8:28 a.m. (report)
The only thing more annoying on TV than Applebee's commercials was Corbett in "Northern Exposure." $20 million! Puh-leez.
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