The newest ditty options one Spongmonkey enjoying guitar, whereas the second proclaims its love for the road-tripping expertise — appreciating gasoline costs, “creepy billboards,” and public restrooms — because the creatures seemingly make their approach towards the closest Quiznos location.
Social media response to the return was divided. Some appear to like the unfamiliar beings — maybe out of nostalgia. “The world is starting to heal,” wrote one Twitter user reacting to the information. Veitch even chimed in, tweeting, “Quiznos have introduced the Spongmonkeys again. Hooray! Aren’t they lovely?”
Others weren’t so thrilled to see the unusual mascots make their comeback (and even felt the primary industrial run was a complete flop). “Quiznos is resurrecting what was fairly presumably the worst tv industrial in historical past: Spongemonkeys,” tweeted one consumer. A ballot has been arrange on the Quiznos web site, and guests can vote to voice their opinions in regards to the mascots.
Although the unique commercials that includes Spongmonkeys aired within the early aughts, a tweet that includes the advert went viral in 2019, incomes greater than 29,000 retweets and 115,000 likes. Veitch advised Eater that he even noticed Spongmonkey Halloween costumes and is especially to see a youthful era’s response to the creatures. Although they will not be beloved by everybody, maybe the Spongmonkeys will nonetheless draw some consideration to their favourite sandwich store.