While many watch the Super Bowl for the game itself, the annual tradition also draws a large crowd who watch for the 30-second commercial spots. Below are some of this year’s most talked about Super Bowl ads.
Mountain Dew’s Puppy Monkey Baby
Mountain Dew’s Puppy Monkey Baby, which features (you guessed it!) a puppy, monkey, and a baby, has definite shock value and had many on social media weighing in Sunday using the hashtag #puppymonkeybaby.
Strong is Beautiful | Pantene Dad-Do
A heartwarming ad that features dads from the NFL with their daughters is among the most-talked about Super Bowl commercials this year.
HEINZ Ketchup Wiener Stampede
The Super Bowl commercial by HEINZ Ketchup, which features, a wiener stampede, was trending for days before the big game. The clip features a wiener dog suited in a hot dog running toward a group of condiments.
Doritos: Crash the Super Bowl Finalist: Ultrasound
For the tenth and final time, Doritos has unveiled the finalists in its Crash the Super Bowl contest, which features user-generated content. Among this year’s most-talked about ads was a commercial which featured a woman having an ultrasound, while the baby’s father enjoyed a bag of Doritos. Mid-way through the ad, the ultrasound shows the baby in utero reaching for the Doritos bag.
Budweiser USA: 2016 Super Bowl Commercial
Budweiser’s commercial featuring Helen Mirren is among one of these most talked about Super Bowl commercials due to its powerful warning against drunk driving. “The collective We are dumbfounded that people still drive drunk,” says Mirren, “so I’ll sum it up like this: if you drive drunk, you, simply put, are a short-sighted, utterly useless, oxygen-wasting, human form of pollution.”