This reminds me a little of the depiction of a child’s world in The Complete Calvin and Hobbes and Barnaby. Many thanks to Slate for this and the others on its list of the year’s best ads.
It may not sell any beer, but it was as touching as the farmer ad.
The most talked-about Super Bowl ad of the year has to be Matthew Broderick’s reprise of his most famous character, Ferris Bueller, in a Honda commercial. How many references to the movie can you spot?
The late Jim Henson, founder of The Muppets, made this adorable commercial as a part of the American Express “Do You Know Me?” series of ads from the early 1980’s.