Wild about Harry – and Gary

Just as some of the best film scenes end up on the cutting room floor, so great ads wither and die on the drawing board.

Take one bright idea from Walkers Snackfoods which never made it. The Diary hears the crisp giant, slightly miffed by a Safeway “Molly” ad for own-label crisps, considered getting its own back by hiring Safeway’s other little spokesperson Harry for what might have been a brilliant meeting with that other national favourite – Gary Lineker.

Regrettably, we hear that “When Harry Met Gary” is never going to appear on our TV screens.

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