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Best Buy Super Bowl Commercial: Ad Stars Tech Inventors (VIDEO)


First Posted: 02/ 6/2012 3:41 pm Updated: 02/ 6/2012 4:22 pm

Best Buy went above any beyond with its Super Bowl commercial, including a wide range of inventors who created so many of the technological devices that are part of our daily lives.

They had camera phone inventor Philippe Kahn, text-to-voice creator Ray Kurzwell, all the way to the pioneers to created Words With Friends.. and they even spoofed Alec Baldwin's airplane incident.



Morgan Johnston
Best Buy's ad with the guys is the first to make me openly laugh



MR SHOWTIME
Wish I could break into best buy and have the craziest super bowl party ever


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For years, viewers have tuned into the NFL's Super Bowl as much to see what the advertisers roll out as how the two teams vying for the sport's top prize perform. This year was no different. Each time that NBC cut away from Super Bowl XLVI between the New York Giants and New England Patriots a hush came over most Super Bowl parties as everyone -- and not just the diehard sports fans with a rooting (or betting) interest -- focused entirely on the ads.

While iconic Super Bowl commercials like Apple's '1984' and Coke's ad starring Mean Joe Greene will be remembered so many more are soon forgotten or, even worse, ridiculed as super fails.

How does this Super Bowl ad stack up?

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