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Marcia Cross is Splendid

Marcia Cross is Splendid

Desperate Housewives star Marcia Cross gives her best Bree Van De Kamp in an Austrian TV commercial for a company called Splendid. Watch the video below — the speaking is hilarious!

FYI: Yes, the commercial is in German. That’s what they speak in Austria!

Marcia Cross for Splendid (Austrian TV commercial)
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29 Responses to “Marcia Cross is Splendid”

  1. 1
    Angelina's granny panties Says:

    She is creepy, totally mommy dearest type.

  2. 2
    misslit Says:

    That’s hilarious! I would so love to see this on American television.

  3. 3
    poodle puddle Says:

    Cool they should have Bree have a twin on DH sometime in the future.

  4. 4
    Ida Says:

    Austrian? Isn’t that German?

  5. 5
    M Says:

    austrians speak GERMAN, however the accent is what distinguishes both countries.

  6. 6
    sweetface Says:

    I’m from Austria and the clip is on every channel…

  7. 7
    Joanna [Poland] Says:

    hahaha. love her.

  8. 8
    Anna Says:

    It’s German without an Austrian Accent though….
    I am German an haven’t seen the commercial on tv yet.

  9. 9
    hallo Says:

    OMG, this is really funny….

    Yes, you speak german in austria.

    And her voice (and accentuation) is the same voice she has as Bree at DH.

    Here is a link to a DH-scene in german:

  10. 10
    hallo Says:

    OMG, this is really funny….

    Yes, you speak german in austria.

    And her voice (and accentuation) is the same voice she has as Bree at DH.

    Here is a link to a DH-scene in german:

    Don’t really know/remember the voices of TH, MC and FH, but I think Eva Longorias real voice is pretty different to her “german” voice.

  11. 11
    Regina Says:


    “Can you keep a secret?”
    “Of course I can!”
    “Well, I can too!”

  12. 12
    the_original_nika Says:

    LOL #11.
    german is such a funny language :P.

  13. 13
    austrian Says:

    LOL folks, yes we do speak german here in austria. i guess european history isnt a great subject in american education !?

  14. 14
    Pink_driven JoliePitt Says:

    HAHAHA very cute and funny JJ :)

  15. 15
    Claire Says:

    The ad is stupid :(( I like Marcia (and Bree) so much but this is just odd.

    And Austrian – I witnessed an American asking a girl from London what language they speak in England :-P I don’t have to say he did not have much chances after that question…

  16. 16
    Fug Face Man!ston Says:

    marcia – premy-baby’s head. enormous!

  17. 17
    Jane Says:

    It’s actually German withought an Austrian accent.
    I love Bree, she’s so funny…

  18. 18
    austrian Says:

    it’s really funny that people are suprised that austrian people speak german…

    I know austria isn’t a big country and it’s not one of the big players in world politics but I would have thought that some americans would still know austria… cause the country used to be quite powerful during Habsburg monarchie and it also played a major role during the first and second world war.

    So I am quite suprised that american studens haven’t heard of austria before and don’t know which language is spoken there…

  19. 19
    austrian girl Says:

    …and of course: Austria is the country where “The Sound Of Music” takes place ;-)

  20. 20
    black Says:

    Hello————we´re talking about the US fol here- they don´t care for the rest of the world.

  21. 21
    austrian Says:

    die kennen doch ausser schwarzenegger niemanden :-)

  22. 22
    J Says:

    thats the first time i read something about my country, austria, on this page – really nice.
    i love this spot. it’s really nice that marcia cross makes commercial for the austrian “spar” market. schwarzennegger is an austrian too, so that should be knwon in the US. :P

    greez from austria


  23. 23
    julie Says:

    i love this comercial–first time i saw it i cracked totally up lol
    ( i am from austria )
    and yes we do speak german here and this isn’t an austrian accent

  24. 24
    Dirndl Girl Says:

    I bet some people over there thought they speak English in Austria because…well, you know, like Arnie is speaking English in the US of A, too! :lol:

  25. 25
    austrian girl Says:

    hey austrian..

    du solltest dich mit solchen aussagen zurückhalten!!!

    Ich weiss die amerikaner sind nicht grad die schlausten, aber du solltest nicht gleich beleidigend werden, weder gegenüber den amerikanern noch gegenüber den afro-amerikanern!!!

  26. 26
    austrian girl Says:

    ok ich hab mich verlesen… ich nehme alles zurück :P

  27. 27
    loa Says:

    so many fellow-austrians around… I can’t believe it.. ;-)

  28. 28
    loa Says:

    oh… and I haven’t seen this comercial before I have to admit… I guess I just don’t watch enough tv…

  29. 29
    translation Says:

    “Hello Darling!”
    “Nice that you’re here, come in!”
    “These tea cups are wonderful, and so clean – almost like mine!”
    “That’s very easy.”
    “And these napkins – perfectly white. And this table-cloth – simply perfect. How are you doing this?”
    “Can you keep a secret?”
    “Of course I can!”
    “Well, me too!”

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