1. “1984” introduced the Apple Macintosh and changed how we think about personal computers
This big-budget ad, directed by Ridley Scott, only aired during the 1984 Super Bowl.
2. “Daisy”, which aired in 1964, set the benchmark for over-the-top political advertising
In this terrifying and manipulative ad, then-president Lyndon Johnson tells us, “We must either love each other, or we must die”, which seems fair enough.
4. In 2004, Burger King’s interactive “Subservient Chicken” campaign changed the definitions of internet advertising
5. Over the last decade, PETA made waves using lingerie models to sell veganism
6. Spike Lee’s art house ads for Air Jordan helped make Nike more than just a shoe company
7. And a simple, grammatically incorrect phrase made a boring food item cool
8. Certain ads unexpectedly invade popular consciousness, like this beer ad from the late 90s
9. Other ads stay in our brains, but probably not in the way they were intended
12. This compilation of rebellious and memorable ads was inspired by SodaStream’s commercial they wouldn’t let you see during the big game. It’s been making the rounds on YouTube…
Can you figure out why?