The Best and Worst Commercials of Super Bowl XLVII

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Like one of Stefon's magical nightclubs, Super Bowl XLVII had everything: Football. Beyonce. Ray Lewis. A power outage that inspired some pretty good Revolution / FlashForward / Total Blackout jokes. Oh, and commercials. Commercials featuring babies! And cars! And beer! And... Stevie Wonder as a voodoo master?

Le sigh: We found most of this year's crop to be pretty pathetic—but of course that didn't stop us from yammering about them on the internet! Below, you'll find nearly every ad that aired this year, starting with our picks for best and worst, and polls so you vote on our selections. Name your own favorites and least-favorites in the comments!


The Best

Best Buy – "Asking Amy" feat. Amy Poehler

Curse you, big box, for using our dear Amy Poehler, but damn if she doesn't make everything better.


Oreo – "Whisper Fight"

A clear winner. Silly, called back the "Great Taste/Less Filling" thing, but framed in a funny way.


Taco Bell – "Viva Young"

Yeah, the premise is nearly as old as the actors in the ad, but it was funny and well done. (Although it's time to officially retire that fun. song now, right? Translating it into Spanish doesn't make it any less exhausting.)


Toyota Rav4 – "Wish Granted" feat. Kaley Cuoco

Sometimes you can't go wrong with a solid crowd-pleaser. Also Kaley Cuoco.


GoPro – "Dubstep Baby"

Definitely the best use of an infant this year.


Budweiser Clydesdales – "Brotherhood"

Awwwwwwwwww.



The Worst

2 Broke Girls – "Spectacular"


Bud Light – "Journey" feat. Stevie Wonder

Poor Stevie Wonder. He deserves better than this. And so do we.

Bud Light – "Lucky Chair" also feat. Stevie Wonder


Kia – "Space Babies"


Budweiser Black Crown – "Coronation"

Budweiser Black Crown – "Celebration"

Also heard in the TV.com peanut gallery after this pair of ads came on: "Between this and 2 Broke Girls, that Peter, Bjorn, and John song is forever ruined." "So fancy. Too bad it's still Budweiser at the end of the day." "Budweiser Black Crown: When leather jackets, goatees, and acoustic guitars aren't enough."


Audi – "Prom"

Go ahead, invade other people's personal spaces and just kiss them. Because it's brave and not at all creepy or horrible or slightly rape-y to do that. Also: People LIKE it.


Volkswagen – "Get Happy"


GoDaddy.com – "Perfect Match"

THIS IS WHY NO ONE LIKES YOU, GODADDY. NO ONE. (But, good to see Fernando from Chuck getting work!)



The Ones We're Not Quite Sure About


Doritos – "Doritos Goat"

Was it funny? We remember laughing.


Samsung – "The Next Big Thing"

Would've been better if it wasn't feature-length? Regardless, <3 u Bob Odenkirk.



The Rest

Speed Stick – "Handle It"


M & Ms – "Love Ballad" feat. Naya Rivera


Pepsi Next – "Party"


Doritos – "Fashionista"


Calvin Klein – "Concept"


Cars.com – "Wolf"


MilkPEP – "Milk Run" feat. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson


Subway – "Peeps"


GoDaddy.com – "Big Idea"


Sketchers – "Chase"


Century 21 – "Wedding"


Blackberry – "What It CAN'T Do"


E*Trade – "Save It"


Beck's Sapphire – "Serenade"


Wonderful Pistachios – "Crackin' Gagnam Style"


Gildan – "Getaway"


Hyundai – "Stuck"

Hyundai – "Epic Playdate"


Hyundai – "Team"


Tide – "Miracle Stain"


Mercedes-Benz – "Soul" feat. Willem Dafoe, Kate Upton, Usher


Axe Apollo – "Lifegaurd"


Dodge Ram – "Farmer"


Kia – "Hotbots"


Coca-Cola – "Mirage"


Jeep – "Whole Again"


MiO Fit – "Anthem" feat. Tracy Morgan


Lincoln – "Road Trip"


Sodastream – "The Sodastream Effect"



Which Super Bowl commercials were your favorites and least-favorites this year?