Every February, millions upon millions of people settle into watch the Super Bowl in hopes of seeing … the best commercials ever. While some of this year’s ads missed the mark, a few things stood out, including Melissa McCarthy’s politically tinged, “eco-warrior” Kia Niro spot and Hyundai’s ad featuring American service men and women and their families.
“It’s hard to be an eco-warrior. But it’s easy to drive like one,” according to the tagline leading into McCarthy’s ad as she’s driving behind the wheel of the all new Niro.
The ad follows McCarthy’s altruistic efforts to save the whales, trees, ice caps and rhinos. Of course, since its McCarthy, one of the funniest women in television and film today, hilariously horrific things happen to her each time she jumps in to help a cause. (more…)