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    Does anyone else find themselves humming that "Clay Henry" diddy from the new Subway commercial? It's an amusing ad and a pretty catchy tune. Does anyone know him or what department he's with? I wonder if he lost the weight while on the job or if he lost it to get the job.


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    I thought I was the only one!

    Don't know a thing about the guy, except that his name is Clay Henry.

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    That commercial just kills me, too funny. Not sure if hes a real person or somebody the ad execs dreamed up. You never know nowadays.

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    Hes Henry........clay Henry.....he got real large from burger and fires, now hes down to a smaller size. He gets his might from veggie delite

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    it has to be a real person al the others are. It is really a good idea. although he seems to have a ahrd time sliding the pole

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    He's a real firefighter. He works for a Fire District in the Midlands of SC.

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    I maybe thought he was with LA County or something, has the same helmet as they do, with numbers the same on the engine as well.

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    I'm thinking EastKYFF wrote the little Subway ditty for that commercial.

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    Sorry, I'm going to have to go the other way on this one. I thought it was a stupid commercial.
    Also an interesting note, their helmets say 54 and their truck says 75.

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    bke: You got some support here. Some of the boys at the station last night talked about it majority thought it sucked!!!!!

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    When I see that commercial, three things come to mind:
    1) Open canopy cab
    2) Riding on the tailboard
    3) Not Clay Henry, but Henry Clay---cigars
    Oh, the memories! Sweeeet!!!
    I get the feeling that you are going to see more firefighters, cops and medics in just about everything the ad agencies have to offer. Not a bad idea; I just hope that they get it right.
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    Yea, i've been humming that tune too. I noticed riding on the tail board also. But i noticed there as no siren or lights, and they were wearing turn out gear too.... lol, must be going to subway so they put thier gear on
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    bke, the mismatched numbers come from someone not belonging to that department. Probably a reserve rig, and extra gear. It is LACoFD equipment with a SC guy riding it. I at first noticed his name and location on the ad and thought the stuff looked like LACoFD. I don't pay much attention to commercials anyway....
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    That is quite possibly the dumbest commercial on tv. We laughed our a**es off at the firehouse on drill night the first time we saw this. I would be embarrassed to be in a commercial like that...wow! What a joke. NO offense to those that like it, but honestly, singing firefighters on the back of a truck on their way to subway? YIKES!
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    I thought this commercial made FFs look goofy. Some of you might remember a commercial a few years back where FFs jumped off the truck, busted into a house, pulled hose through it, broke all sorts of stuff, and came out the back door to find the family having a barbecue. In my opinion, the Clay Henry ad is the same caliber of stupid.
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    I just read in the newspaper (Hartford Courant)of a firefighter from Danbury Ct. who is very upset about the commercial. He stated it was .."poor timing" and "It's a poor portrayal of firefighters". I can understand his feelings, but I think it's just a goofy, campy, ad that was not meant to offend anyone. Hey, I just read a Dilbert comic that made remarks about having a beard and linking it to images of homeless people. I hope bearded CEO's don't take offense to that, (or cleanshaven homeless people) Lighten up people!

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    Come on guys lighten up some, Like Clay Henry did Its only a commerical and give the kid some credit he lost about what the average person weighs.

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    Beats that stupid Ford Truck commercial that was out a couple of years ago.
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