Mozaffar’s Moments was kind enough to bring this fascinating Honda Accord commercial to our attention. It brings back fond childhood memories of wacky and ridiculously convoluted mechanical solutions to everyday problems on "Tom & Jerry" and the like.
The pioneer of this delightfully impractical intellectual pursuit was Rube Goldberg.
You must see this amazing, real-life example, a noodle-preparation machine here, that involves fire, bowling balls and even a hamster. Judging by the animated Howard Cossel-style commentary in Japanese, there are some people who really get into this.