The only thing we enjoy more than watching the big game on an 80-inch screen is a good commercial. Companies spend millions of dollars each year to steal a little airtime during one of the most-watched sporting events in the world—and the 2016 lineup didn’t disappoint. From hotdog stampedes to alien tour groups, this year’s commercials were creative and entertaining as they were expensive.
If you didn’t catch the fun this past weekend, power up your Touchjet Pond and click through our favorite Super Bowl commercials:
Heinz, “Wiener Stampede”
What’s cuter than a Weiner dog in a hotdog outfit? An entire stampede of them. This majestic ad spot from Heinz will have you hitting the replay button at least once.
You might get a little nostalgic and sentimental over Audi’s new R8 commercial. A retired astronaut reconnects with his previous Space Age adventures – and passion for life – when he gets behind the wheel.
Avocados From Mexico, “#AvosInSpace”
What will future alien generations say about our earthy way of life today – from Chia Pets to the 21st Century “emoji alphabet?” Avocados from Mexico answered this question in its creative game day commercial.
Hyundai, “First Date”
First dates can get a little awkward, especially when there is an overprotective father involved. Hyundai documents the experience with its hilarious – and somewhat repeatable – commercial for the new Hyundai Genesis.
Doritos, “Dorito Dogs”
How far would you go for your favorite chips? In the latest Doritos commercials, a group of unwieldy canines will stopped at nothing to get their paws on a bag, despite the protests from one unhappy grocery store owner
Did you have a favorite commercial that didn’t make our list? Share a link in the comments below.