Whichever was the true reason behind the offer, viewers could visit Oprah's website and print off a coupon good for one free two piece grilled chicken meal. The offer
The problem for Kansas Citians, KFCs in the area have decided their supplies of grilled chicken no longer last. However, that doesn't stop them from trying to sell patrons their two-piece grilled chicken meal for $3.99.
One can't help but wonder how KFC will avoid a class action lawsuit for refusing to honor a coupon for which their is obviously supply on hand.
bait and switch - a form of fraud in which the party putting forth the fraud lures in customers by advertising a product or service at an unprofitably low price, then reveals to potential customers that the advertised good is not available but that a substitute is.