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Posted by Derren Brown News November 30, 2009 at 12:58 am

Can’t believe they nicked Derren’s image like that though πŸ˜‰


Click here to watch.

Thanks to BlueBottle (@isihac)

November 30, 2009 at 1:03 am

I love it!

November 30, 2009 at 1:07 am

Erm, why did they use Derren’s picture then?

November 30, 2009 at 1:10 am
Olivia says:

Is that for real? I would be creeped out right now….

November 30, 2009 at 1:15 am

Derren, I was expecting a video or a TV set. Are you going to sue them or accept 12 fine Swedish women as payment or abracadabra hocus pocus the advert to magically disappear into thin air? If that were my advert, I would accept and keep the 12 heavily chested Swedish birds as payment. IÒ€ℒm off to work literary magic.

November 30, 2009 at 1:18 am
Diane Brown says:

Hahahah….what a great IKEA advert πŸ˜€

November 30, 2009 at 1:18 am

You love yourself πŸ™‚ hahaha great add though!! Really cool….

November 30, 2009 at 1:30 am
MC8 says:

I love how that Twitter account is short for I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue. Derren, can you please play Mornington Crescent? πŸ™‚

(Hi, phillis)

November 30, 2009 at 1:44 am
Paul says:

Ha ha! Brilliant!

Amazing what you can do these days!

November 30, 2009 at 3:00 am
Greg Hilton says:

Nearly had me there…

November 30, 2009 at 3:55 am
Anna says:

Did they not get his permission for this?

November 30, 2009 at 4:19 am

Personally I’d be really offended if they used my face for that! What an oppressive advert, or maybe itÒ€ℒs just me?

Because of course, the TV and Radio tell us the truth, and of course… we can trust in that! Hah! What a joke.

So they didn’t ask permission to use Derrens image? Can they even do that?

The plus points to this was seeing Derren praised as a hero : ) …great advertising if nothing else. But really.. this advert just made me feel irritated. It probably doesn’t help that it’s 4am, and I’ve just woke up from a horrible apocalyptic type nightmare where everything was really oppressive, somehow, this video really seemed to capture it lol.

Personally, I’d sue… (even more advertising!).. but that’s just me…


November 30, 2009 at 5:00 am
Christopher Robinson says:

Am I the only one who doesn’t get it?

November 30, 2009 at 7:17 am
Josh says:

@DerrenBrown I think they like you over there, Derren =P

November 30, 2009 at 7:20 am
Josh says:

p.s. I think they nicked some of the Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen soundtrack for this =P

November 30, 2009 at 7:59 am
Ellie says:

hahaha that is great! it’s like actually watching a dream Derren has had!!

November 30, 2009 at 8:08 am
Surzy says:

ha ha ha …. that’s very clever!!

Who can I make one of those for?? hmmmmm

November 30, 2009 at 8:42 am
DAve says:

Huh, so derren brown is aired in sweden?
why not in my country?

November 30, 2009 at 9:49 am
Bluebottle says:

Woo! Fame!

Am surprised at the amount of people that don’t get it – maybe I should have made one with Coops in instead.

November 30, 2009 at 10:04 am
flapjack says:

Just shows what the power of Mind control can do for your popularity in Sweden. And he didn’t even have to win Eurovision!
(Naturally he’s already that popular in the UK!)

November 30, 2009 at 10:06 am
Ms G says:

Derren wont be too upset I think .. ehehehe .. I’d give my permission as well .. wonder how much he got for this though. It’s kinda funny that there is for so many people sort of truth in this. Indirectly. If you interpret stuff from him in a certain way at times … regarding your own self.

Swedes will surprise you .. the image of the sexy blond swedish chicks is not really what Sweden is about.

Cool .. all swedish chicks are now under mind control of Brown .. and guys .. new followers are being born due to this add … so it works so well for Brown as well … which is not that bad ..

Love the add .. although .. what it really is about .. having paid for your .. etc … that is not what I remember of this add for sure …. I read another message as usual .. use the add for deeper things … via my own mind ..

November 30, 2009 at 10:18 am
Simon says:

Folks – if you go to you can build your own film just by uploading an image.

It’s a really clever campaign – to get people to pay their TV licenses i.e. you are a hero if you do.



November 30, 2009 at 10:37 am
jameshogg says:

About fucking time!!

erm… I mean…



November 30, 2009 at 10:38 am
jameshogg says:

Clear evidence that Derren Brown is future king of the world TBH.

November 30, 2009 at 10:50 am
Zamurazi says:

It’s an advertisement builder, sorry to be the spoiler, you’ve all (most of you anyway) have been fooled! Nice advert, would be better if it was real πŸ™

November 30, 2009 at 10:57 am
Michell says:

I’m a citizen in sweden, and from my knowledge they arent airing any of Derrens material here. Never saw that add tho, but that woman in the video I recognize from swedish television… Which makes me think it’s not a “haha hoax”.. Which is in turn is making me quite concerned for what kind of ad’s they are showing on TV..

A little more information on what it is would be appreciated. From the little I could tell it seems are they are gonna start airing Derren on swedish TV? About bloody time if you ask me.

November 30, 2009 at 10:59 am
Nic says:

Some of you guys are really dumb…you can put in whatever picture you want!

November 30, 2009 at 11:19 am
Jess xxx says:

It took me about five minutes to realise this is a joke…It is a joke, right? πŸ˜€ I sat there, watched the video, remained silent for a while, then just said….”What?” Then it hit me, and I completely cracked up. Awesome job, Bluebottle!

P.s. Why Sweden? πŸ˜›

November 30, 2009 at 11:28 am
BlueSkysMine says:

You know, you many people here refuse to pay the fee for having TV. I think it’s a ridiculous installment and would prefer not to…Well, I have friends who are not paying. ;-D No. mind-tricks for me, thanks.

November 30, 2009 at 11:35 am
mahan says:

That Was Cool!

November 30, 2009 at 1:16 pm
Simon says:

To clarify, the ad is for Swedish TV Licensing and the thing with the ad is that you can ad whatever photo you want to the ad.

November 30, 2009 at 1:17 pm
Simon says:

The ad is for Swedish TV licensing and you can add whatever photo you want to it (ie they did not use Derren’s photo, he put it there himself).

November 30, 2009 at 3:04 pm

Haha loved that!! Very good!! πŸ˜€

LC x

November 30, 2009 at 3:33 pm
Alex says:

You can make ur own one – that is cool

November 30, 2009 at 4:47 pm
Kathy says:

cannae wait to make one of my friend and send it to her!

November 30, 2009 at 5:24 pm
Ellika says:

I’m in Sweden over Christmas, I shall look out for that advert πŸ˜‰

November 30, 2009 at 6:26 pm
Scott says:

Utter ego smothering goodness.

December 1, 2009 at 4:29 am
Simon's Mom says:

Hey Simon, let’s not ruin the experience (read: confusion) for others. πŸ™‚

December 2, 2009 at 11:09 am
Mark System says:

Very clever viral. I’ll be having some fun with this! Thanks BlueBottle and Philis! Is it the first of it’s kind?

December 14, 2009 at 11:20 am
Nadia says:

When this blog post come up, I saved the link to look at it later, but now it doesn’t work so I can’t see it πŸ™ The site brings up a message: “Thank you for visiting our international hero application! Unfortunately, we’ve been forced to close this site for non-Swedish users, due to the huge amount of visitors”.
Any ideas how to get around this?..any videos posted elsewhere..? 😐