Hyundai’s other spot, a cliched daddy-daughter dating scenario featuring Kevin Hart, will teach you that Kevin Hart commercials are a lot like Kevin Hart movies: You can almost feel yourself start to smile every now and then.Weather Tech, B Surrounded by a sea of flop sweat, ads for the suburban Chicago car mat maker stand out for being unafraid to be basic. Budweiser, BThis is the only place you’ll see the company’s Clydesdales this year, in a second straight Super Bowl ad going after craft beers and imports.We sort of have: Pepsi years ago gave us Britney Spears singing through the ages.Classic rock ads, A-You can’t go wrong with the stuff that’s still on car radios all the time, right? Acura nimbly employs the whoops and hollers of the David Lee Roth solo vocal track from “Running with the Devil,” long a You Tube favorite, to convey excitement about its new vehicle.It’s understandable that advertisers want to do more than tell a few jokes or sell a few more widgets.But Colgate’s message about not wasting water when you brush your teeth feels in this setting like hectoring.Avocados from Mexico, A-Aliens of the future tour a museum displaying “the bounty of Earth,” including the “cube of Rubik,” a “torture device” viewers recognize as a commercial airline cabin and Scott Baio.There’s a lot of talking here, but the jokes are funny, and ending on the product (and the guacamole you make from it) does make you want to reach for a chip.
As Super Bowl 50 proved to be a defensive battle on the field, it was that way in the ads, as well.The two are seen blending into the furniture as they pose for a photo in their 'coutfits'.Meanwhile, other mothers tried and failed when it came to innovation.In its third straight Super Bowl ad, Weather Tech simply says, we are American-made and proud, and we have products that will work for you. “Not a Hobby,” “Not a Fruit Cup” and “Not Sipped” say some of the on-screen graphics, although the unfortunate suggestion is that Bud is better used for spraying around the room than drinking.Give the ad credit, though, for impeccable production: It’s a riveting 60 seconds.