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Mac Tonight
Mac Tonight animatronic at Solid Gold McDonald's in Greensfield, Wisconsin
First appearance1986
Created byDavis, Johnson, Mogul & Colombatto
Portrayed byDoug Jones (1986–1997)
Voiced byRoger Behr (1986–1990)
In-universe information
GenderMale
OccupationNighttime mascot for the McDonald'sfast food restaurant chain

Mac Tonight is a fictional character used in the marketing for McDonald's restaurants during the mid-1980s. Known for his crescent moon head, sunglasses and piano-playing, the character used the song 'Mack the Knife' which was made famous in the United States by Bobby Darin. Throughout the campaign, Mac was performed by actor Doug Jones in his fourth Hollywood job and voiced by Roger Behr.

Originally conceived as a promotion to increase dinner sales by Southern California licensees, Mac Tonight's popularity led McDonald's to take it nationwide in 1987. Although McDonald's ceased airing the commercials and retired the character after settling a lawsuit brought by Darin's estate in 1989, the company reintroduced the character nineteen years later throughout Southeast Asia in 2007.

History

Original marketing campaign (1986–1989)

The campaign was created locally for California McDonald's franchisees by Los Angeles advertising firm Davis, Johnson, Mogul & Colombatto.[1] Looking to increase the after-4pm dinner business, the agency was inspired by the song 'Mack the Knife' by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht, which was made famous in the United States by Bobby Darin in 1959 and listened to different versions of it before opting to create an original version with new lyrics.[1] After deciding not to feature real people or celebrities, the designers settled on an anthropomorphic crooner moon on a man's body with 1950s-style sunglasses; the song and style were designed to appeal to baby boomers and a revival of 1950s-style music in popular culture.[1] The character, who played a grand piano atop either a floating cloud or a giant Big Mac (hence the name), was intended to garner a 'cult-like' following, e.g. Max Headroom.[1]

From 1986 to 1987, the campaign expanded to other cities on the American West Coast. McDonald's said that the campaign had 'great success' while trade magazine Nation's Restaurant News announced that it had contributed to increases of over 10% in dinnertime business at some Californian restaurants.[1] A crowd of 1,500 attended the visit of a costumed character to a Los Angeles McDonald's.[1] Despite concerns that he was too typical of the West Coast, in February 1987 it was decided that the character would feature on national advertisements which went to air that September and he attracted a crowd of 1,000 in Boca Raton, Florida.[1] During this period, Happy Meal toys modeled after the character were also released at participating McDonald's restaurants.[2] A September 1987 survey by Ad Watch found that the number of consumers who recalled McDonald's advertising before any other doubled from the previous month, and was higher than any company since the New Coke launch in 1985.[1]

Doug Jones performed Mac Tonight for over 27 commercials for three years. Years later in 2013, he recalled '[T]hat's when my career took a turn that I was not expecting. I didn't know that was a career option.'[3] Mac Tonight's voice was provided by Roger Behr.[4] Director Peter Coutroulis, who won a Clio Award for a previous campaign for Borax, pitched several commercials which did not air, including an E.T.-like one in which two astronomers watch Mac Tonight drive his Cadillac through the sky.[1]

In 1989, Bobby Darin's son Dodd Mitchell Darin claimed that the song infringed upon his father's trademark without prior permission and filed a lawsuit as well as an injunction for the song to be removed from both TV and radio ads.[5] As a response to the lawsuit, McDonald's stopped airing the commercials and retired the character after nearly four years of usage.

Reintroduction in Southeast Asia (2007)

In 2007, McDonald's brought back the character in territories throughout Southeast Asia such as in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.[6] The new Asian-exclusive campaign featured a CGI-animated Mac Tonight dancing atop a McDonald's restaurant while singing and playing a saxophone rather than a grand piano as he played in the original advertising campaign in the United States.[7]

Animatronics

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Mac Tonight animatronic (without sunglasses) at a retro-themed McDonald's in Woodbridge, Virginia, in July 2018

In addition to the advertising campaign, a number of McDonald's restaurants during the early 1990s were also fitted with Mac Tonight animatronic figures which featured the character seated in front of a piano and playing it.[8] The most and only prominent McDonald's restaurant to still feature one of the animatronics is the 'World's Largest Entertainment McDonald's' in Orlando, Florida.[9] Other known locations include a Greenfield, Wisconsin McDonald's known as the 'Solid Gold McDonald's', prior to undergoing major renovations in 2011.[10]

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NASCAR

Bill Elliott's Mac Tonight-themed car.

Between 1997 and 1998, McDonald's sponsored NASCAR Hall of Famer Bill Elliott with Mac Tonight featured on his car.[11] In 2016, the Mac Tonight theme was McDonald's driver Jamie McMurray's Chip Ganassi Racing No. 1 Chevrolet SS throwback scheme for Darlington Raceway's Southern 500.[12]

Legacy

Mac Tonight has appeared on the cover of Saint Pepsi's album Late Night Delight (with Luxury Elite).[13][14] and an episode of The Simpsons, 'Kiss Kiss, Bang Bangalore'.[2]

Moon Man

Moon Man is an unofficial parody of Mac Tonight in which the character is depicted as advocating for racism, white supremacy, antisemitism, neo-Nazism, terrorism, race war and genocide. The character originated in 2007 when internet user 'farkle' created a site on the internet community YTMND, which shown a video loop of Mac Tonight with the reggaeton song 'Chacarron Macarron' by El Chombo in the background. Using a text-to-speech program by AT&T, more Moon Man pages were created some of which included the program uttering 'KKK' (a nod to the Ku Klux Klan, the infamous white supremacist organization) repeatedly in the background audio. Other users made Moon Man sing and rap. The first such video had him performing 'Money in the Bank' by Lil Scrappy with few lyrical changes apart from Moon Man's name being inserted into the song and a chorus chanting for the Ku Klux Klan ('KKK, KKK, KKK'). Further videos were made portraying Moon Man as a racist.[6]

In 2008, the YTMND Moon Man group was created to make and spread Moon Man content on YTMND. On October 2, 2008, a racist parody of 'Hypnotize' by The Notorious B.I.G., commonly known as 'Notorious KKK', was created by YTMND user MluMluxMlan. It gained over 119,000 views over the next seven years. In 2015, the character spread to websites such as 4chan and 8chan, as part of the alt-right movement. New songs were made supporting police brutality and celebrating the Pulse nightclub shooting. On June 1, 2015, an album of Moon Man songs was released under the name 'WhiteTopia' with the YouTube version accumulating 130,000 views.[6]

Reception and impact

Salon compared Moon Man to Pepe the Frog, another meme labeled as a hate symbol.[6] Moon Man also appeared in the background of a billboard in support of the Donald Trump 2016 presidential campaign for which far-right activist Charles C. Johnson raised funds to place in the swing state of Pennsylvania, depicting Pepe the Frog as Trump guarding the wall on the Mexico–United States border.[15]

YouTube consistently removes Moon Man videos for violating its community guidelines on hate speech, and AT&T has edited its text-to-speech software to filter out the character's name and obscenities.[6] On September 26, 2019, the Anti-Defamation League added Moon Man to their database of hate symbols.[16][17][18]

References

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  1. ^ abcdefghiPrescott, Eileen (November 29, 1987). 'The Making of 'Mac Tonight''. The New York Times. Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  2. ^ abBurke, Timothy (22 December 2014). 'Rape, Murder, Violent Racism: The Weirdest McDonald's Ad Campaign Ever'. Deadspin. Retrieved 28 July 2015.
  3. ^Radish, Christina (June 25, 2013). 'Doug Jones Talks FALLING SKIES Season 3, the Makeup Process, His Career, His Desire to Make HELLBOY 3, and More'. Collider. Retrieved December 2, 2015.
  4. ^'Roger Behr'. Patterson & Associates.
  5. ^'Darin's Son Sues McDonald's'. Deseret News. October 15, 1989. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  6. ^ abcdeSheffield, Matthew (25 October 2016). 'Meet Moon Man: The alt-right's racist rap sensation, borrowed from 1980s McDonald's ads'. Salon. Archived from the original on 2019-01-29. Retrieved 2019-01-31.
  7. ^Mac Tonight commercial in Southeast Asia (commercial). McDonald's Corporation. 2007.
  8. ^'Mac Tonight'. Retrieved 2018-07-12.
  9. ^'World's Largest Entertainment McDonald's opens in Orlando'. Attractions Magazine. 2016-03-16. Retrieved 2018-07-12.
  10. ^Snyder, Molly (28 March 2011). 'So long, Solid Gold McDonald's'. On Milwaukee. Retrieved 6 September 2018.
  11. ^'Bill Elliott'. Racing Reference. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
  12. ^Jensen, Tom (August 15, 2016). 'Jamie McMurray unveils 'Mac Tonight' Darlington throwback scheme'. Foxsports.com. Retrieved August 30, 2016.
  13. ^Beauchamp, Scott (August 18, 2016). 'How Vaporwave Was Created Then Destroyed by the Internet'. Retrieved August 26, 2016.
  14. ^Minor, Jordan (May 19, 2016). 'McDonald's Mac Tonight should make a comeback as the lead in a fast food cinematic universe'. Retrieved August 25, 2016.
  15. ^'Trump-Inspired Pepe The Frog Billboards To Hit Battleground State'. Vocativ. 6 October 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-11-27. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  16. ^''OK' and Other Alt Right Memes and Slogans Added to ADL's Hate Symbols Database' (Press release). New York City: Anti-Defamation League. September 26, 2019. Retrieved December 29, 2019.
  17. ^Allen, Bobby (26 September 2019). 'The 'OK' Hand Gesture Is Now Listed As A Symbol Of Hate'. Boise State Public Radio. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  18. ^Kunzelman, Michael (September 26, 2019). ''OK' hand gesture, 'Bowlcut' added to hate symbols database'. College Park, Maryland.

External links

Retrieved from 'https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mac_Tonight&oldid=979978646'

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