Commercial Round-up: Super Bowl 50

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Another Super Bowl has come and gone, and with it the legendary Super Bowl commercials. Each year businesses from around the world pay millions of dollars to get their product in front of football fans around the nation, and generally they appeal to them with humor. Not every commercial is a major success, though. Though the majority of them are knee-slappingly hilarious, a few always fall flat. That being said, here’s Pleth’s take on a handful of Super Bowl 2016’s ads.

Amazon Echo

Brittany
“I want to dance with Missy Elliot.

Wade
“This was the first commercial of the ones we watched that I actually enjoyed, but that was because Jason Schwartzman and Missy Elliot were in it."

Kell
“Somebody get the ointment! We've got a couple of burns that need treatment.”

T-Mobile

Tyler
“Good idea, bad song.”

Kristina
“I hate that song!”

Kell
“I miss you, Kevin Butler.”

Erica
"These changes don't ruin the song at all." #agencylife

T-Mobile – Steve Harvey

Kell
“Being able to laugh at yourself is great. Being paid to laugh at yourself is better.”

Kristina
“At least Steve Harvey is still getting work.”

Brittany
“LOL such a good sport. #teamsteve”

Mountain Dew Kickstart

Tyler
“WTF”

Brittany
“What IS THAT?!”

Kell
“DO NOT WANT!!!”

Erica
"I think I just lost brain cells."

Shock Top

Kristina
“I wish they would just keep going.”

Tyler
“I’ve never heard that guy be mean.”

Brittany
“LITERALLY Laughing Out Loud”

Erica
"BEST. COMMERCIAL. HANDS. DOWN."

Turbo Tax

Brittany
“Clearly my next dog's name needs to be turbotax.com.”

Wade
“Anthony Hopkins and that puppy could sell me anything, really, but I already used this service to do my taxes this year.”

Kell
“I wasn't expecting a philosophical thought exercise from a commercial.”

Hyundai

Brittany
“How many Ryan Reynolds's does it take to make a super bowl commercial?”

Kristina
“I need to find a house for sale in that neighborhood!”

Kell
“The Marketing for Deadpool is so confusing...”

Xifaxan

Kristina
“The turtle intestine is kind of weird.”

Tyler
“It’s both cute and terrifying.”

Brittany
“Is that a chewed up piece of gum?”

Honda

Kell
“I can appreciate the sheep's taste in music.”

Tyler
“Animals doing people things. Always a good idea.”

Wade
“This commercial gave me hope that there would be another Babe movie.”

Doritos

Brittany
“Now I want Doritos.”

Kell
“Now I want to watch Alien.”

Wade
“If only delivery was as easy as buying a bag of Doritos, amirite?”

Erica
"OUCH"

Wix

Kristina
“I want to watch Kun Fu Panda!”

Wade
“Wix.com is, technically, our competitor, so their commercial is terrible. :D”

Tyler
“I like how it makes reference to successful Super Bowl commercials from the past.”

Super Bowl Babies

Kell
“Creepy. A bunch of people got paid to sing about their conception.”

Brittany
“AWKWARD…”

Wade
“The concept was nice, but offspring talking about their parents getting it on after the Super Bowl? Well, I hope they got paid enough.”

Audi

Wade
“The message was nice, the execution was good, and I enjoy looking at nice cars, but I always wonder why a car needs to go 208 MPH.”

Brittany
“Just because you're getting older doesn't mean you have to grow up.”

Tyler
“I’m not really sure it’s comparable to a rocket ship.”

Mini Cooper

Kristina
“I love it! Break through stereotypes.”

Wade
“I also enjoyed the message of this ad, but, like others, there wasn't enough "epicness". It seems like just another commercial.”

Brittany
“I like the small ones better.”

Hyundai

Brittany
“Kevin Hart is literally everywhere.”

Kristina
“I thought this was so funny.”

Wade
“Oh man, if I have kids, I will definitely get that tracker thing, even if that means I have to get an Apple Watch.”

Budweiser

Kristina
“A bigger disappointment than the Panthers.”

Tyler
“NOT THAT GOOD”

Brittany
"Good music, but where are the Clydesdales? Womp Womp Woooomp.”

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