#004 Arranged Marriage

Background: Two families have arranged a marriage between Roger and Shanti, but the couple have never met. In this first meeting Shanti has a secret tool to give her the edge.

  1. At the start of the commercial, what is Roger doing.
  2. Describe Roger’s physical appearance.
  3. What kind of clothes is he wearing?
  4. What does Shanti think of Roger when she first sees him?
  5. When Shanti uses the remote control to change Roger, what are some of the physical changes that happen?
  6. Give each new man a two or three word description–like BIKER MAN.
  7. What does Shanti like about each?
  8. What does she dislike about each?
  9. What does Shanti’s mother pick up at the end of the commercial?
  10. How does her father react?
  11. What kind of company is the commercial for?
  12. What does the slogan “Get Use to Choice” mean?

Culture: Not too long ago, arranged marriages were common in Japan. What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of arranged marriages?