Banned ads
In the year famous for a 'wardrobe malfunction,' these ads were too hot to handle.
December 15, 2004: 10:12 AM EST

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - The FCC made things tougher for broadcasters who skated too close to decency restrictions. Howard Stern headed for satellite radio. So it's no surprise that a New York bus ad that promised oral sex to boys who read was left at the corner (as soon as blushing transit officials figured out what "get brain" meant to youngsters).

But who knew that Christina Aguilera dressed as a sexy nurse would be more offensive than Aguilera dressed as a sexy teacher?

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Ford Sportka Ford Sportka
The unauthorized ad shows a computer-generated cat climbing on a Ford's Sportka and poking its head into the open sunroof. The sunroof then slides closed, the cat struggles to escape, but then its headless body rolls down to the ground. Ford says it didn't authorize the ad and the agency that proposed it, Ogilvy & Mather, also denies it authorized the release of the ad, which spread rapidly over the Internet.


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