The Bark Side: Volkswagen’s inspired new Super Bowl ad

Clearly, designed to go viral — so allow me to give it a little nudge.   Those who remember this priceless spot from last year will recognize the theme: the Imperial March, a.k.a., Darth Vader’s Theme.  But you’ve never heard it like this.  Or seen it performed by dogs dressed as those iconic characters.

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  1. Oregon Catholic says:

    My dog didn’t like that AT ALL!

  2. Ha, my Brittany did like it!

  3. Too cerebral, and clearly digitally manipulated. I think last year’s commercial was light years ahead [pun intended] of this year’s.

  4. Clean humor; fun; and I even remember which car it’s selling. Better than the sleaze tv we’re constantly being exposed to.

  5. I can’t wait to show this to my 7 y/o son. He is such a STAR WARS FANBOY! I LOL at the AT-AT WALKER! HAHAHA! Hilarious! VW does it again!

  6. Loved it! My grandsons loved it too.

  7. I sOOOOoo don’t get it…

    :( kinda sad about it

  8. How did they teach those dogs to do that? :)


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