2010 Ads [VIDEO]
The Super Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Every year, millions of people tune in to watch the game and the highly anticipated advertisements that come along with it. This year’s Super Bowl was no different, as companies from all over the world competed for viewers’ attention and loyalty with their brand-aligned commercials.
The most talked about ad of the night was undoubtedly Google’s “Parisian Love”. This advertisement was not only beautiful but also cleverly integrated Google products into its story. The commercial follows a man’s journey of finding love through his use of Google tools such as Google Translate, Google Maps and YouTube. At the end, viewers are left with a heartwarming message: “Search on.”
The ads for Denny’s featured chickens squawking all across America in the most iconic of places. Denny’s returns to its free-meal deal, promising America a free Grand Slam breakfast, which is a great day to be an American, but a bad day to be a chicken.
The 30-second commercial for HomeAway.com reunited actors Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo in their roles as Clark and Ellen Griswold from “National Lampoon’s Vacation,” and aired as a mock movie trailer, encouraging viewers to visit HomeAway.com to see a short film based on the original movie. Consumer visits to its website HomeAway.com were up by more than 500 percent on the day following the airing of its Super Bowl commercial. In the “Hotel Hell Vacation” mini movie, Clark surprises Ellen with a romantic second honeymoon before meeting up with their son Rusty and his family for an extended vacation. In classic Griswold family tradition, they run into plenty of travel mishaps along the way.
Volkswagen’s “Punch Dub” ad shows the classic game “Punch Buggy.” The commercial features a cameo from Stevie Wonder in which he slugs actor/comedian Tracy Morgan in the arm after a red Volkswagen Jetta zips by. Volkswagen has taken the social media plunge and is using the internet to capitalize on this ad campaign. A “Punch Dub” game has been created on Facebook and users are encouraged to dole out virtual “slugs” in an attempt to win a weekly prize.
Audi did a spin on the classic Cheap Trick song “Dream Police” re-writing it to be “Green Police”, and shows the brands comittment to protecting our environment in a over-the-top humorous way.
SuperBowl-Ads.com proved itself to be a great source for viewers wanting to rewatch some of their favorite commercials or catch up on any they may have missed during the game. With thousands of videos available in both high definition and standard quality, this website truly offers something for everyone interested in reliving or discovering some of this year’s most memorable Super Bowl commercials.
The top 10 ads from Super Bowl XLIV were: