Purina: Sam The Horse Finally Gets Adopted

This is a very sweet holiday commercial from Purina. Sam’s been in a stable for a long time, and wants to go home with a family. The closeup of Sam after the stable owner says “maybe next year” is so sad. But then a girl and her parents come. The girl is entranced by Sam, and he now has a forever home. Who’s cutting onions?

 

The Classic Hershey’s Kisses Ad With “We Wish You A Merry Christmas”

Holiday ads tend to be played for a long time, and for that reason they can feel like a tradition. The Hershey’s Kisses commercial with “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” is one that’s felt like it’s been on for as long as I can remember. Just how long has it been aired? Since 1989…so it basically has been on for as long as I can remember. Here’s a nice little article with some nifty factoids about the spot.

Geico: A Sumo Wrestler Figure Skating Is Surprising

I like it, but I think it would have been even funnier if they had a fatter sumo wrestler. What say you?

Napoleon Dynamite And Pedro Reunite To Eat Burger King’s Cheesy Tots

It’s been more than 12 years since cult comedy hit Napoleon Dynamite was released. Now Burger King has Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez in their new spot to celebrate the comeback of Cheesy Tots, Burger King’s version of Napoleon’s infamously favorite food. If you were a fan of the movie, you’ll probably enjoy this spot. By the way, Cheesy Tots are delicious. I might just have to pop into Burger King to get some.

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