The 5 Most Typecast Roles In TV Ads

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When "SNL" did a sketch about "the one black guy in every commercial," it opened our eyes to the stereotypical, and often racist, world of the advertising business.

Whether it's the "non-threatening black friend" or "goofy Asian guy," typecasting is still prevalent in television commercials today. 

Take a look at the five most typecast roles in TV ads here.

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