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2001 - Even a Gecko Needed an Answering Machine


Geico Commercial - Gecko's Answering Machine

Answering Machine is the commercial while the gecko is eating toast while listening to a call receiver.


  • Commercial First Aired: September 25, 2000
  • Commercial Last Aired: May 20, 2003

Voice Actors


(Scene: Kitchen - An answering machine makes a beeping noise. A gecko is eating toast for lunchtime while listening.)

Gecko (on hold): You've reached the gecko. You probably wanted GEICO which could save you hundreds on car insurance. Don't be embarrassed, it happens all the time. Have a nice day.

(makes another beeping noise while wiping it off)

(Cut to: GEICO Direct logo - the GEICO Gecko pushing the GEICO Direct logo on the bottom left side wearing a napkin on his neck)

(Phone: 1-800-947-AUTO)


VO: GEICO. A Fifteen minute call could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance.



  • This commercial is shown in GEICO’s Video Library website in 2000 of October.

See Also

Back To Back Ads

  1. In back-to-back ad, the Dead Leaves ad after it.
  2. Another back-to-back ad, the Tin Foiled Dog ad after it.