Super Bowl Commercials – The Best Banned Super Bowl Commercials
Sports betting players will tell you that Super Bowl commercials have become almost as big as the game itself, and advertisers will have to pay out the nose to get a spot as reports say it’ll cost at least $3 million for a 30-second commercial. These commercials garner a lot of attention, but some there are a few that get more for not being aired. Here are just five of the best Super Bowl commercials deemed too risqué for the airwaves.
There could be at least three entries from the Internet domain company, whose spokesperson is racecar driver Danica Patrick. GoDaddy thrives on taking risks with their commercials and often at the end, there is a “See More” placement that tells you where you can see the unedited commercial. Last year’s spot featured Patrick telling a story about Lola, a football-player-turned-lingerie-designer who used the company to promote his line of skimpy clothing. We’re still not sure where the offensive part came in, but it was incredibly funny and honestly, there is far worse on television than this commercial.
PETA took time out of their busy schedule of annoying everyone to release an extremely funny commercial in 2009, which features a few gorgeous models doing some suggestive things to vegetables that involves licking, hot tubs, oils, stripping, pumpkins and a declaration that states, “Studies show vegetarians have better sex”. We’re not quite sure where this study was done, but we’d be willing to give it a shot with the women in this commercial. Then, of course, PETA went back to their regularly-filled schedule of annoying people.
Miller Lite (2002)
NFL betting players will have to go back a few years for this Miller Lite ad, which brings us into the wonderful world of cat fights. Two attractive women are having a Miller Lite with their lunch, and the conversation quickly turns confrontation with each woman taking a side: “great taste” or “less filling”. They proceeded to start a brawl, which continues in a fountain where clothes are quickly (and easily) thrown off, then ends in a sloppy mess of cement. The commercial ends with two guys giving a big seal of approval and wondering who wouldn’t want to see this, while their two female friends don’t look too impressed. The commercial was likely given the boot because of the sounds that the fighting women were making, but with shows like “Jersey Shore” on television, this would probably get aired today. In fact, we should petition for Miller Lite to try again this year.
Bud Light (2007)
Another beer commercial makes an appearance, with hilarious results. A guy is in a bit of a situation with his girlfriend and wonders how he can make it right. His friend suggests the “Apology Bot 3000”, who is then sent on a mission to explain to his girlfriend that he sold their sex tape to a Triple-X company after he promised no one would see it. The robot then offers the female a Bud Light as a sign of his apology, which she accepts. If it were only that easy, folks. Finally, the camera switches to the television, where the tape is being shown, and the girl says, “no one’s ever going to see this, right?”. The robot, with his feet up, responds, “WRONG!”. In an ideal world, my friends.
Ashley Madison (2009)
This is easily my favorite of the bunch. AshleyMadison.com is a dating site specifically for people that are married or in a relationship, so you can see where this is going. The commercial begins with a couple on a date, with a voiceover stating, “Have you ever been on a really bad blind date? Imagine that date lasting the rest of your life.” While this is going on, the male of the couple is checking his teeth in a knife, texting, and generally not paying attention to his wife, who would rather be anywhere else in the world. He then says, “Happy anniversary, honey”, gives her a kiss and leaves. She proceeds to start flirting with a man at the bar. The ad ends with the tagline,”AshleyMadison.com: When Divorce Isn’t An Option.”. While this was banned, the commercial apparently did air in Texas, of all places. We’re not condoning infidelity, but we are condoning humor, and this is hilarious. If this aired in two weeks in Dallas, this would be the online betting favorite for best Super Bowl commercial.