Known for its consistently strong ads, Budweiser may have topped itself this year with its adorable "Puppy Love" Super Bowl commercial.
Featuring a dogged little puppy who becomes best friends with his favorite Budweiser Clydesdale horse, this heartwarming spot is cute without becoming overwhelmingly sappy. The commercial depicts the struggles of a Labrador puppy who is constantly sneaking next door to visit his friend, the Clydesdale, only to be found and returned. When the puppy is adopted, his heartbroken horse friend enlists the rest of the Clydesdales in a show of loyalty that may coax a happy tear from even the most hardened sports fan.
Super Bowl XLVIII was filled with puppy-themed spots, so Budweiser's achievement as one of the cutest ads this year is quite an achievement.
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I need to start emotionally preparing myself for the Budweiser commercials tonight. #BestBuds
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The commercial is also meant as a sequel of sorts, continuing on from Budweiser's spot last year "Brotherhood" about a Clydesdale that grew close to its rugged trainer.
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As the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks battle for the right to lift the Lombardi Trophy, Super Bowl advertisers compete for another prize: your attention. Each time that FOX cuts away from Super Bowl XLVIII to pay the bills, another group of blockbuster commercials and movie trailers was unveiled (although many had been teased or released in advance). Take a look around your Super Bowl party. Are people paying closer attention during the game or the commercial breaks?
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