‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Produces A Fake Commercial For Sears That Could Work

technicallysearsThis may come as a surprise to some of you, but Sears still exists. For a while, we wondered whether it was an advanced anti-capitalist prank that only pretends to sell goods in exchange for money, and that may still be the case for corporate sibling Kmart. The writers of Jimmy Kimmel Live noticed this, and decided to help Sears out by making them a commercial.

During a monologue bit about stores being open on Thanksgiving Day, Kimmel mentioned that one business open on the holiday will be Sears. In fact, Sears is open during the rest of the year, too. Now you know!

The original YouTube video has been made private, but you can check it out here.

The tone of this fake ad actually isn’t that far off some real ads from Sears, including this one from 2013 where the retailer tries to use their empty parking lots as a selling point.


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