I don’t have any overwhelming love nor irresistible hate for either of the participants in Super Bowl 46. The lack of rooting interest doesn’t dampen my enthusiasm for the game, however. I am really excited to sit back and enjoy what I hope will be a thriller in the absence of the gut wrenching anxiety that accompanies a vested interest in any game’s outcome.
And, of course, I can’t wait for the commercials.
Last week, we were teased with the “Matthew’s Day Off” Ferris Bueller spoof campaign:
I’m not sure why, but Honda has leaked (is leaked the right word?) the extended version of the game-day commercial. As a huge Ferris fan, this is brilliant on so many levels. Naturally, there is the obvious parody, but keep your eyes open for the subtle references that are easily overlooked. There are a ton of ‘em:
How many can you spot? I've got 8...and counting.