Stuck-in-the-'80s Microsoft mocks Google with a Moonlighting parody

Dear Microsoft, pick an updated TV show for your Google mocking

I've got no problem with the people at Microsoft making fun of Google and pointing out some of the issues with getting enterprises to use cloud-based productivity apps. But in this video, they chose to do a parody of a 1980s TV show that most folks probably don't remember, or if they do, the parody was old about 15 years ago. Witness the "Googlighting" video (hint for the 20-somethings: They're mocking 'Moonlighting', which starred Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd, and ran from 1985-1989).

How do I know that this is dated? I asked a 20-something co-worker if he had ever seen the TV show that Bruce Willis had done and he said, "Bruce Willis did a TV show?" I won't even mention the irony of Microsoft posting this on the Google-owned YouTube. Or tell my co-worker that Bruce Willis also had hair. Read more of Keith Shaw's ITworld.TV blog and follow the latest IT news at ITworld. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter and Facebook.

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