If I Made a Commercial for Trader Joe's

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RokosBasilisk : I like how this video creatively mocks and praises trader joes, like any good critic would do with something

dorpth : Nothing sums up Trader Joe's like "no parking", "hot moms", and "that thing that you liked that they don't have anymore".

Jarrett Kaufman : Every year or so I remember this song, watch it, and cry a little.

Uncle Keifer : 6 years later and I'm still nUTs about this video.

Galactic Snufferpuss : I'm a TJ's sign artist and I've been obsessed with this vid since even before I started this job! xD

MrCeora : Every should know that's the great Antonio Carlos Jobim classic "Águas de Março" aka the "Waters of March.

Aimee Rink : I love Trader Joe's (even though the phrase "they don't have it anymore" is true for some of my favorite items).  Great food, great prices, great emloyees

FancyUnicorn : Shout out to the TJ yoga moms! So hot

Annie Davis : Man this is so spot on!

Josh Lange : "It's the cage free eggs that aren't free range"  Sad but true.

Meme Connoisseur : "All your favorite stuff they don't have anymore." Too real for me.

Sing a Song : The original song is "Waters of March" by Antonio Carlos Jobim. The Trader Joe's lyrics are greati very creative

Dean F : I tell everyone at TJ's about this song!

Beverlee Couillard : TJ's is my Disneyland!!!! I love it.

Cogey : I've loved this song for years!!!

Lauryn Tillery : Hilarious! Love the jab at the parking lot. The only thing missing from the song is the unwanted solicitors trying to get you to sign their petition.

ROCAfellaFW : I work at trader joes and this is just so awesome

Grace Tsang : composed by Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim w/ both Portuguese lyrics and these English ones (about what flows by in the Rio flood waters): A stick, a stone, it's the end of the road, It's the rest of a stump, it's a little alone, It's a sliver of glass, it is life, it's the sun, It is night, it is death, it's a trap, it's a gun. The oak when it blooms, a fox in the brush, The nod of the wood, the song of a thrush, The wood of the wing, a cliff, a fall, A scratch, a lump, it is nothing at all....

Janet Delia : I LOVE this song !! :)

Alfred Hitchcock : I had a Palm Treo. I had a Handspring Visor Prism, the first PDA with a 16 bit color screen. When Handspring merged with Palm and they said they were discontinuing the Visor because they wanted to make a PDA that was also a cell phone and a camera I said, "That's crazy. Nobody will want something like that. Too complicated." Doh

ButtsDongs : I wish I knew why I was crying.


Caleb Pennypacker : At 0:55 with the ginger soy dressing there is a pretty impressive visual effect. A hand held shot with a very limited framerate and parallax, and he's composited the two takes nearly seamlessly. I asked carlsfinefilms about this many years ago and he replied and told me how he went about it, but I forgot the details. If you're still checking these comments, can you refresh my memory on your process for this effect?

Dot Fahn : Absolutely freakin GENIUS!!!!

Vittoria Farneze : Aprecciate the Brazilian song

Jeffrey Sykes : Great lyrics. Bravo.

Sy B. : “All your favorite stuff they don’t have anymore.” Lol! So true! I love TJs! ❤️

frederick : hee hee. never gets old

DJMinor5000 : Many of the older stores had very limited parking. I worked for TraderJoe's back in the 1970's. Back then, we were nothing but a glorified 7/11 convenience store. I also got to work temporarily at the very first Trader Joe's (store #51) in Pasadena, California. That store had an extremely small parking lot, maybe holding a max of 20 vehicles or less. Back in those days, when there was only about 15 stores total (all in Southern California) we carried a little bit of everything, but the store was known for it imported and domestic wine programs and large selection of liquors. My original store was #55 in Eagle Rock (Los Angels) which has been in the same location for over 45 years now.

CB : 0:50 that car is about to back into the other car, yikes

Cody : 1:48 - im in love

Michael Buitron : Woo Hoo! A million views!

Guy Citron : Genius

Nancy Richardson : I posted this six years ago on Facebook, and it came up as a memory. Carl, I wanted you to know how much this film cheered me up . (guess why) I preparing to go to Von's...because I haven't done a week's shop in weeks...and this is the day before Thanksgiving! but if the parking lot were free, I would pick some crushed garlic on my way home! Thanks so much.

HiGregory : Steer pizzle!

Chog Chey : Just passing through in 2018

Cantor Yakov : I’ve watched this 50 times by now

Mark Henderson : I've never been to a Trader Joe's...but now I kinda don't want to.

Neil McKay : This song is TEN YEARS OLD and still holds up. Funny and sad and sweet.

Adlin Ling : I was not expecting that.

Michael Mathers : it's "three buck chuck" now.

jsphotos : This is the Trader Joe's on Masonic and Geary in San Francisco - great place with great people!

Mr.Panda663 : Amazing. This needs more than 1.1m views. Actually you deserve more subscribers man.

Lisa Liel : Every time someone posts something about Trader Joe's, I come here to get the URL and share it in response.

RokosBasilisk : 2:36 Well there smoking e cigs, and those don't harm your lungs or bother windpipe as much, so its not as bad as it sounds.

David Wang : Video made in 2009, the good old day is gone.

Jay Ackerman : You forgot the lyric "it will give you food poisoning and will last for hours."

Kadag : It's a youtube classic!

Fourthgirl : I work part time at store #231 in Oakland and this was the best! Thank you!

Dot Fahn : STILL the most awesome song eveeeeeeeeeerrrrrrr!!! :)