Super Bowl Commercials 2010
The Super Bowl commercials 2010 feature a few ads that have stood the test of time as classics but has less spectacular advertisements other years. Normally, the Super Bowl offers numerous great moments but this particular year only had a handful that remain memorable.
- Snickers: Betty White The Snickers Super Bowl commercial in 2010 continued with the company’s theme of having normal people look like famous people in regards to their attitude. This commercial contains a football game with Betty White playing and remains part of why her comeback was so great.
- E-Trade: Jealous Girlfriend This is the E-Trade Super Bowl commercial in 2010 that remains controversial because of the names they used. This is one of the baby commercials and features the E-Trade baby apologizing to his girlfriend when she asks about that “milk-a-holic” Lindsay, something that angered Lindsay Lohan.
- Dr. Pepper: Mini Kiss Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons talk about Cherry Dr. Pepper and they say it has a little kiss of cherry. Then Gene once again says “Little Kiss” as the curtain drops, Mini Kiss is on the stage and they are joined by the real Kiss to sing “Dr. Love.”
- Late Show: Leno, Oprah & Letterman The big news story at the time was Jay Leno forcing Conan O’Brien off the air and the choice words David Letterman had to say about his competitor. In this commercial, Oprah Winfrey got Leno and Letterman together on a couch to watch TV with her.
- CareerBuilder.com: Casual Fridays The online job hunting website had a Super Bowl commercial in 2010 that featured the theme of casual Fridays. In the add, an employee feels uncomfortable because everyone at his work comes in their underwear on casual Fridays.
- Focus on Family: Tebow and Mom Another controversial Super Bowl commercial in 2010 involved Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow and his moral beliefs. The ad itself is not controversial, just Tebow’s mom talking about how she is happy to have raised Tim, but the commercial leads to a website that preaches anti-abortion idea, which bothered some pro-choice individuals.
- Doritos: Dogs Get Revenge This Super Bowl commercial from 2010 features a guy in a park tormenting a dog with his Doritos. The dog wears a collar that shocks him when he barks and the guy won’t give him a chip unless he barks. The dog takes off the collar, sneaks up and puts it on the guy, barks and takes the chips.
- Tru-TV: Punxsutawney Polamalu This Tru-TV Super Bowl commercial in 2010 features Groundhog Day and the group that gathers to see if the groundhog sees his shadow. They end up pulling out a mini version of Pittsburgh Steelers player Troy Polamalu, who sees his shadow and we get six more weeks of football.
- Doritos: Play Nice Another Doritos Super Bowl commercial that features a man showing up to take a woman out on a date. The woman introduces him to her son and heads in to get ready. The guy tries to take a Dorrito and the kid slaps him and says, “Keep your hands off my mama and keep your hands off my Doritos.”
- HomeAway.com: Hotels This is a Super Bowl commercial for a website that finds hotels for people to stay in. The ad shows everything that can go wrong in a bad hotel, but what makes it great is it stars the Griswalds from the “Vacation” movies.