Tim Tebow’s anti-abortion ad is the talk of the 2010 Super Bowl; forget that this is the first time the Saints will have a shot at it. Tim Tebow’s anti-abortion Super Bowl commercial has been getting a lot of buzz, with some believing that CBS shouldn’t air such controversial commercials. And to further stir up controversy, CBS turned down a commercial for a gay dating site (I guess we’re still not ready to see men that kiss and enjoy football in 2010). However, it was a brilliant play on the part of gay dating site ManCrunch.com, as the rejection generated almost as much buzz as the commercial itself would have if aired during the Super Bowl (and the publicity was free!). But Tim Tebow isn’t the only over-the-top, controversial public figure starring in some of 2010’s most highly-anticipated Super Bowl commercials; one of the cast members of ‘The Jersey Shore’, “The Situation”, will get to star alongside Peyton Manning in a Super Bowl slot.
Tim Tebow’s serious anti-abortion ad has a lot of funny to compete with in 2010 (at least the gay dating site ad was pretty hilarious), as I can’t wait to see the awkward onscreen chemistry between “The Situation” and Peyton Manning (who will look ghostly beside the orange one; maybe they’ll be shooting commercials for a tanning salon?). Perhaps they’ll be announcing that the new season of ‘Jersey Shore’ will be filmed in Indianapolis. Now wouldn’t that be…boring (so I guess we won’t see “The Situation” getting into any situations in New Orleans for the new ‘Jersey Shore’ season).
Other funny Super Bowl commercials for 2010 will include one starring Chevy Chase in his famous Clark Griswold role, alongside National Lampoon wifey Beverly D’Angelo. (The ‘Family Vacation’ stars will fittingly be featured in commercials for a vacation rental website).
‘The Simpsons’ cast will also be making appearances in funny Super Bowl commercials, as will talking chickens and babies, car-driving toys (who party it up in Vegas), and what appears to be a different version of ‘Free Willy’. You’ll not want to miss Super Bowl commercials starring the Kings of Commercialism, KISS, and a house built entirely out of beer cans (I just know this one will inspire a lot of drunk, ingenious guys). There will also be some funny commercials involving men that seem to misunderstand General Larry Platt’s message behind ‘Pants on the Ground’, marching through a meadow with no pants at all.
And, of course, some of the Super Bowl commercials that get the most buzz are those peddling everyone’s favorite products: movies.
So while Tim Tebow’s anti-abortion ad is generating a lot of buzz right now, I hope that after the Super Bowl airs, we’ll have some funny commercials to talk about from the likes of “The Situation”, ‘The Simpsons’, and the Sorento.