While most of the spotlight was on the big game and The Weeknd’s halftime performance, this year’s Super Bowl featured a bunch of fun, new ads from the brands you love. So, whether you rooted for the Chiefs or Buccaneers, we can all agree that these Super Bowl commercials hit the mark. Read along to check out some of the Fat Guy Media team’s top favorites of this year’s game.
A Look Back at the Best Super Bowl Commercials of 2021
Some commercials are funny while others are informative. However, this year’s Toyota Super Bowl spot packs an emotional punch. This ad features Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long and her story from a Siberian orphanage to gold medal glory.
Check out the Super Bowl commercial for yourself below to get inspired by Toyota’s #LetsGoPlaces campaign.
You might not have realized, but Reddit, a social news aggregation site and message board, released a Super Bowl commercial this year. In this blink-and-you-miss-it commercial, Reddit gave a heavy-handed nod to the headlines generated by the GameStop stock craze set in motion by popular subreddit r/WallStreetBets.
This five-second-long spot actually makes history as the shortest Super Bowl commercial ever. And since most people probably missed it during the big game, you can read the message in full below.
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) February 8, 2021
State Farm’s 2021 Super Bowl commercial featured a masterclass in celebrity endorsements. First of all, the spot featured State Farm’s usual players, like Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes. However, it also included the likes of actor Paul Rudd and rapper Drake, along with the omnipresent Jake.
See these hilarious cameos for yourself for another look into the never-ending saga of Jake from State Farm.
Whenever you’ve got Will Ferrell, Kenna Thompson and Awkwafina together, you know you’re on your way to a gut-busting commercial. This General Motors spot shows Will Ferrell squaring off against Norway and their electric vehicle superiority.
He then rallies up his celebrity friends to challenge the US to outdo their Scandinavian counterparts in the EV-market. View the commercial below and get ready for the twist ending!
Super Bowl commercials like these are a great way to for brands to get in front of audiences during a time when everyone is glued in. Sound off in the comments to let us know some of your favorites from this year and beyond!