Personal injury lawyer Jamie Casino of Savannah, GA really went all out with his Metal as ___ Super Bowl ad
Super Bowl commercial breaks have become the most expensive and arguably most coveted advertising timeslots on television. NBC is charging $3.5 million for each 30 second slot -- $116,667 per second of airtime.
But this year, many companies have released their commercials online in advance of this Sunday's broadcast. Entertainment Weekly
and Adland are compiling them -- the latter on their 40 Years of Super Bowl Commercials
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38 years of Super Bowl Commercials.
We now have 38 out of the 44 super bowl years, making this the worlds largest collection of super bowl ads. You're welcome!
It's time to get ready for the Super Bowl... Ads!
Adland has freely available archives of 37 years of commercials from the big game, over 2,800 ads - from 1969, when Winston
, Pall Mall
, and Silva Thins
smoked up the Bowl *cough-cough
*, all the way to 2008, when the best-liked ad was Bud's dalmation inspiration
(how do we know it was best liked? SCIENCE
!). Some highlights of the collection include: [more inside]
2007 Super Bowl ads
(note the multiple
pages). And be sure to post your fav (mine = the Coke GTA spot
Is is just me, or have Superbowl ads
gotten way too predictable
. Here's hoping this year offers something new. 2006 brings Fabio sinking a gondola
, an approved
(!) GoDaddy ad
, the first ever bilingual
ad, and the commercials being offered on DVD
Also keep an eye out for muppets
I hate linking to heavy, but they have all the banned ads
, some of which are funny (especially the anti-mac one) and some were just made to be banned. You can see previous years' ads at iFilm
Budweiser is pulling their "wardrobe malfunction"
ad from the Super Bowl because they think someone might be offended by it. But, you can see the ad here
: -- after going through their tough "age filter" and then clicking to the commercial. When you can't even make fun of stuff begging to made fun of anymore, that will be a sad day.
Superbowl ad, online at ifilm
Is it just me, or did the ads seriously suck this time?
"Since Terry has been with us our productivity has gone up 46%"
Here's hoping our company doesn't resort to recruiting Mr Tate - otherwise I'll have to remember to fill up the coffee jug. (Windows Media, requires sound)
CBS pulled this ad from the Superbowl.
Which is a shame because I think it deserves a place on the Ad Critic Superbowl Top 10
is going to be featuring all the superbowl ads right after the game. So I guess there's no need to tape it anymore, just check out the site afterwards...
Here's a list of all the superbowl ads with their length, company, and ad agency that created them.
I couldn't find this info anywhere on the web, so I'm pointing to a text file of the email that was sent. Here's a fun game: Count all the dot com's! Make bets on which dot com's will still be around next year!