Friday, February 5, 2010

Great (and Not So Great) Spaced Out Super Bowl Ads

From Discovery News:

As the Super Bowl weekend begins, excitement (or dread) is building for the infamous Super Bowl commercials that will grace our screens at half time. I'm hoping there might be one or two space-themed ads.

Last year, the tire company Bridgestone knocked it out of the park with astronauts dancing to House of Pain's hit tune "Jump Around" on an alien planet/moon only to return to their rover to find its tires had been stolen by thieving aliens.

Unfortunately, the Bridgestone effort is more of an exception than a rule, because some of the other space-themed Super Bowl ads can be on the wrong side of "cheesy" (but don't worry, I doubt there will be any ill effects from bad-ad exposure).

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