Keep Westword Free

Quiznos will soon be forcing Toasty Torpedoes on fifteen more countries

Earlier this week, Quiznos announced its plans to give its warm shredded lettuce and overt sexual innuendos more global reach. In fact, the Denver-based chain is already shilling its subs in locations as diverse as Bahrain, Oman, United Arab Emirates and Qatar.

Twenty-five countries and territories weren't enough, though: The company will try to appease the palates of fifteen more countries and territories during the next five years via several hundred new restaurants.

The jury's still out on whether Quiznos reputation for wacky, nonsensical and/or disturbing ad campaigns will impress Scandinavia, Southeast Asia or other regions the chain plans to invade. Let's hope all the new franchisees aren't as unhappy with the company as some were a few years back.

Here's a walk down memory lane of some of the chain's most, uh, notable ads throughout the years:

Spongmonkeys debuted in 2004.
"Put it in me, Scott" came out last year.
Quiznos got in bed with Playboy last year, too.
To the tune of Three Blind Mice, the Singimals, aka singing kittens, arrived on the scene last month.
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.