The character initially appeared in the Comedy Central series Key & Peele. The original sketch featuring Mr. Garvey surrounded the teacher mispronouncing his students’ names and then voicing his frustrations when corrected. The character was popular and revived for multiple sketches. While Key & Peele ended in 2015 after five seasons, episodes are available for streaming on Paramount+ amongst others.
In the new ad, Mr. Garvey appears atop “Paramount Mountain” to mispronounce the names of characters from Paramount/Nickelodeon shows like Big Nate, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Dora the Explorer and Blue’s Clues. NFL player Aaron Donald also appears in the