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Super Bowl commercials: Top five best and worst

Super Bowl commercials: Top five best and worst

Dozens of ads aired during the 2017 Super Bowl on Sunday and one of them even aired live, for the first time in the many years I’ve been reviewing the game’s commercials. Here is my take on the game’s five best and five worst: 

Best

1. Honda

This spot is a triumph of imagination and execution. Celebrities including Tina Fey, Robert Redford and Missy Elliott advise folks to follow their dreams via talking versions of their actual high school yearbook photos. “Maybe don’t dress like this, but play the clarinet,” says Jimmy Kimmel, in blue ruffles. “You may fall flat on your face, but...

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