Sci-Fi and Fantasy Super Bowl Commercials

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Super Bowl Commercials February 5, 2012

It is really striking just how many of the Super Bowl commercials this year have had a sci-fi focus – and one fits the category of fantasy, featuring vampires. Which was your favorite? The Star Wars one has a pretty good twist, I thought, but the Chevy post-2012-apocalypse is my favorite of the ones I have seen.

But perhaps more importantly, is this definitive proof that geekdom is now cool – and profitable?

Here are videos of some of the ads, which were rounded up nicely at TheoFantastique:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxFYYP8040A http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-9EYFJ4Clo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDKTdYKjt3s http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw9ZeXB2uKs

 

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  • Ken Brown

    The vampires, definitely the vampires.