1. It pioneered interracial comedy ads from 6 Things You Didn't Know About Godfather's Pizza Slideshow

6 Things You Didn't Know About Godfather's Pizza Slideshow

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1. It pioneered interracial comedy ads

In a 1988 television advertising campaign, Godfather's introduced America, to the Studney Twins  — "One...an expressionless middle-aged white man, the other a black teenager in perpetual motion," as Advertising Age put it. These two announce themselves in what is apparently supposed to be African-American dialect — "We be da Studney Twins" — then go on to proclaim, "We have the exact same taste in everything: clothes, cars, women…" (wink, wink).