The Big Game will feature Big Ads you may be talking about for years to come. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Jan. 30, 2016 The 2012 VW Passat stars in “The Force” On February, 5th, 2017, the New England Patriots (14-2) will take on the (11-5) Atlanta Falcons - Regular Season play - in Houston for a shot at the most coveted title in Sports. That being footballs Lombardi Trophy. This will be the Patriots' ninth appearance in the Super Bowl while Atlanta is making just its second trip to the big dance. With Super Bowl 51 less than a week away, the teasers and full ads are being released at a fairly quick cadence. And each year there is usually a memorable one that will stick within the advertising lexicon as the one to beat for years to come. Remember the various Budweiser, Pepsi and Nike adverts from years gone by? And who can forget about VWs “The Force” starring a young Darth Vader and the Passat! Here is a look back and forward to what we have and will see on the big screen this coming Sunday, February 5, 2017. Do you think I like to drive VWs, eat McDonalds, and drink Pepsi just because? A look back at some of my personal favorites ______Pepsi and Cindy Crawford - 1992________________________________McDonalds, Michael Jordan and Larry Bird - 1993 ___________Coca Cola and Mean Joe Greene - 1979_____________________Apple McIntosh in 1984. Pertinent to today in some respects. ______2016 Kia Optima Walken Closet - 2016_________________________Budweiser and the Clydesdales 9/11 Tribute - 2011 And the look forward at the car adverts released to date Do any of these auto ads tickle your fancy or generate an exceptional emotional response? 2017 Lexus LC “Man and Machine” Buick Ford’s “Go Further” We will “ad” more as they come to life on a big screen near you.