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While the world discusses Tom Brady and well, you know what, we’d rather get down to more serious business. Let’s review what Sunday is all about: cheese dip and commercials. Herewith, the nine best ads of Super Bowls past.

Best Use of Adorable Old Ladies

Good heavens, the ‘80s were hilarious.

Wendy’s “Where’s the Beef” (1984)

Best Pepsi Commercial

Cindy now, then, forever.

Cindy Crawford for New Pepsi Can (1992) 

Best Coca-Cola Commercial

All we can think watching this now is, Remember drinking soda?

Mean Joe Green (1979) 

Best Ad That Makes You Go "AWWW"

*Quietly sobbing*

Google, Parisian Love (2009) 

Best Tearjerker

Has a beer commercial ever been so beloved by the female set?

Budweiser, “Puppy Love” (2014)

Best Use of A Hot, Muscular Man

If you know the person who wrote the line, “I’m on a horse,” please introduce us.

Old Spice, “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” (2010)


Best Use of Kids

The Super Bowl knows its commercial-watching audience....very well.

E-Trade Baby’s debut (2008) 

Best Depiction of Men Watching the Super bowl

We loved it at the time. We hated it for the year our brother-in-law answered every call with “Wassap?”

Budweiser, “True (Wassap)” (2000) 

Best Use of Pop Culture

And that settles it. Kids make the best commercials.

Volkswagen, “The Force” (2011) 

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