The clip, in which an injured Mean Joe is so touched by a young fan offering up his own soda to the tired, limping player that Mean Joe tosses the kid (billed officially as "The Kid" and played by 12-year-old actor Tommy Okun) his Steelers jersey."Hey kid, catch! " says Okun, after the NFL-er chugged the soda and gifted him with the shirt.
But that was far (far, far) from the only Coca-Cola Joe drank in the making of the commercial.
Mustafa, who filmed the initial ad in one uncut take, also went on to guest star on TV shows like , and in 2011 beat out romance novel cover boy Fabio in a competition to determine which of them would be the Old Spice spokesman.
And in the past 52 years, we've seen a ton of really great ads..some others that, well, may have missed the mark.
6, 2005, just a month after marrieds Pitt and Jennifer Aniston announced their separation, and during a time that gossip swirled he had fallen in love with his P. One more Pitt/Heineken connection: Aniston later starred in her own Heineken commercial, which was shown only in foreign countries. VW's "The Force" (aka "Darth Vader Kid"), 2011" data-reactid="46" fan — complete with a killer Darth Vader costume — wanders around his house trying to use Jedi mind tricks to move objects and start his dad's car. with a little help from a remote starter for his dad's new Passat." data-reactid="47" fan — complete with a killer Darth Vader costume — wanders around his house trying to use Jedi mind tricks to move objects and start his dad's car. with a little help from a remote starter for his dad's new Passat.
Tidbits: The ad, created by the agency of one-time CNBC host Donny Deutsch, has more than 61 million views on You Tube, which proves just how many of us identify with having fantasies about Darth Vader powers.
(Honestly, we're surprised some of these even made it past the drawing board.) Ahead, 30 Super Bowl commercials that received a ton of backlash.
Having not advertised during the Super Bowl for years, Mountain Dew had heads turn—in a WTF kind of way—with this puppy monkey baby.