What I meant by "subliminal " ( "under the threshold ") is the fact that people (despite desperate attempts by advertisers) don't really pay attention to commercials.
This is a partial list. I started a list ( before Columbine, which I think is significant) because I thought there would be a list.
A.T.&T., Budweiser , Sprint, 1-800 Collect, Southwestern Bell, Shake and Bake, Rogaine, Ford, Denny's, Burger King, Revlon, Panteen, PMS Escape, Cepecol, On Star, Electrasol, Ameritrade, Mitsubishi ( * ) , Electrasol ( 2 ads )
( "I hate it when I open the dishwasher..." /
"I hate leftovers. " )
( * ) not American company