Geico Gets Baltimore Wrong Again!

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The Geico gecko speeding away from a backwards Baltimore
screenshot via Baltimore Business Journal

Last fall, Geico flaunted its almost willful ignorance of Baltimore’s fertile music scene, and now this!

In a recent Geico commercial, the irrepressible gecko drives a boat through Baltimore’s harbor. But something’s off, and it’s not that talking gecko is selling you car insurance; it’s that Baltimore’s skyline is flipped!

Now to be fair, I probably wouldn’t have noticed this myself (I would have been too hypnotized by the absolutely unflagging charm of that ubiquitous lizard), but come on, Geico! You can’t accidentally flip an image like that, can you?

For those who enjoy hearing Baltimore namechecked by a talking lizard, here’s the full video:

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