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Arr, Cap'n: It's the Great Upcoming Releases Product Placement Quiz

Posted by Abe Sauer on May 20, 2011 06:00 PM

The first preview for the weighty, moody new NBC TV series (coming this fall) about the iconic brand, The Playboy Club, is out.

The question is, will Playboy be able to capitalize on the attention to bring a little of its former luster to a brand that many now know more as a E! reality show staple? Besides paying homage to house that Hef built, it's also a potential windfall for the city of Chicago following the cancellation of FOX's Chicago Code.

Clearly, when it comes to new releases, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides has the weekend nearly to itself. So before we get to our look at upcoming releases, here's a look at another retro 60's brand that popping up on US TV screens this fall.

This one's on ABC, and similarly inspired by the retro chic of Mad Men — Pan Am, which should cause fans of the defunct airline brand, including Pan Am Brands, to wolf whistle:

On the big screen, meanwhile, Pirates sets sail into theaters to loot the box office this weekend. We expect thar be no placement of product 'ere, so we have some questions for ye...

Yes, with pirates (and no brands) on deck this weekend, we're running a quiz of product placements in upcoming films. Can you match the product placement with the soon-to-released film? (Answers below.)

1) Dunkin' Donuts

2) Apple

3) Maserati

4) Perrier

5) Apple

6) Nokia

7) TGI Fridays

8) Apple

9) Apple

10) Under Armour

11) Apple (yet again)

And the answers:

1) Bad Teacher

2) Beginners

3) Love Wedding Marriage

4) Monte Carlo

5) One Day

6) Real Steel

7) Zookeeper

8) Abduction

9) Rise of the Planet of the Apes

10) Warrior

11) Friends With Benefits


Gaynor Turner United Kingdom says:

I am sure that in the first few scenes of blackbeards ship in pirate of the Caribbean 4 the sails unfurl and are full of holes and shredded and one of the holes is shaped like an apple logo, can you confirm?

May 22, 2011 06:35 PM #

A Sauer United States says:

Ha. That's tremendous. We'll look for it again.

May 23, 2011 10:11 AM #

steve United States says:

I saw it last night and noticed the same thing!!  wasnt sure if it was the smoke I had before , haha

May 23, 2011 12:06 PM #

brett United States says:

i saw it also last night. tried to confirm with my friend, but he missed it.

May 25, 2011 07:15 PM #

Patrick United States says:

I thought I saw the exact same thing. I think it even had the trademark symbol next to it on the right...

May 24, 2011 02:13 AM #

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