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The real-life world of advertising

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Believe what you see on TV and the world of advertising is wild, wacky, and laugh-a-minute.

This week CBS premiered one of it's new fall shows called "The Crazy Ones" starring Robin Williams. We wanted to see if the world it depicts is at all similar to the real world of advertising in Charlotte.

We visited two of the Queen City's hottest ad agencies and found that while there is much serious work that happens, it cannot be done without a little outside-of-the-box thinking.

"You can't think of creative stuff on a daily basis if you're wound too tight," said Steve Dunkley, a partner at Luquire George Andrews.

Just how much fun? Toys, ping pong, and dogs running around the office are just the start. To learn more you really should watch the video on this page.

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