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" The Super Bowl is upon us, meaning that copywriters, producers and designers are about to breathe a collective sigh of relief. Commercial season is here. And with that marks the end of sleepless nights for underpaid, under-appreciated ad agency employees everywhere.
Today, consider them under-appreciated no more. I’ve gone through the film and compiled my five favorite Super Bowl commercials of all time. As a caveat, though, it should be noted that these are MY PERSONAL OPINION. That means no Budweiser Frogs. And that stupid Apple 1984 commercial is nowhere to be found. Nope. These are my personal favorites. And without further ado:
5. Mean Joe Greene Throws A Numbered Sweat Sponge At A Child
I don’t need to give you the synopsis of the world famous Mean Joe Greene commercial. Although I am vexed why we stopped giving football players names that rhymed? Nice Jerry Rice, Lady Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger who… Oh. Yeah. Doesn’t really work with everyone. ANYway. Hat tip to the exasperated copywriter who came up with the tagline “COKE ADDS LIFE!” like it’s the water from the end of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade or something.
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