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Kars4Kids ad gets new kids, but song remains as annoying as ever

It’s the jingle that’s been stuck in our collective conscience for two decades — and now, TV viewers are feeling fresh torture over the Kars4Kids commercial. Over the past few weeks, some noticed the ad looked a little different: same black and pink wardrobe palette; same blindingly white set with a hot pink violin and drum kit; same kids singing the same song — but wait. Those aren’t the same kids. “They changed the Kars4kids kids and I do not like it!” ranted @siddthewizkidd on Twitter. “How the hell did they manage to make the Kars4Kids commercial even worse? Good lord,” griped @TheGiftOfMayhem. Turns out, executives at the national nonprofit — which works with the charity Oorah to collect donated cars to raise ...