Trunk monkey dating commercial
As news of spread, NASIOC members started purchasing stuffed monkeys and mounting them in various locations in their cars.
Sean created a photo gallery, and members started submitting photos of their Trunkmonkeys in various poses.
Suburban Auto Group released a series of Trunk Monkey Super Bowl commercials for 20.
The ad agency that produced these commercials is R/West.
The Trunk Monkey television ads, loosely based on this concept, were created in 2003 by the advertising agency R/West in Portland, Oregon.
Originally created for the Suburban Auto Group of Sandy, Oregon, the spots have also been syndicated to multiple dealerships across the country.
After a few weeks, the idea of the Trunkmonkey had spread to all the regional club forums and had become a piece of everyday conversation.
The domain name was registered on March 23, 2000 to start up a Web site dedicated to the joke, which Sean designed.
Voicemail was left for R/West in March, 2003, and Jessa Barnes got back to Sean via e-mail on March 11, 2003.
The chimpanzee also administers first aid to the driver after an accident.
In addition, its security abilities are effective during a driver's daughter's first date or an alien invasion.
Trunk Monkey is a concept originally created in January, 2000 by Sean Sosik-Hamor for the automotive group of Subaru enthusiasts in the New England Subaru Impreza Club, or NESIC.
The original concept of a "Trunk Monkey" was a small stuffed animal placed in the trunk of a vehicle which came alive and jumped from side to side to help distribute weight during "spirited driving maneuvers".