Super Bowl Commercials 2012: What Was Your Favorite?

From the Doritos baby to Ferris Bueller, Super Bowl Sunday delivered plenty of laughs. But what ad reigned supreme?

The New York Giants may have been the big winners Sunday, but one question remains: What was the best Super Bowl commercial of 2012?

This year's ads featured plenty of Super Bowl Sunday staples—funny babies, cute dogs and a bunch of celebrities (Jerry Seinfeld, Clint Eastwood, Betty White and David Beckham, to name a few).

The Associated Press reports that companies paid an average of $3.5 million for a 30-second spot during Sunday's game, which was expected to attract 111 million-plus fans. 

However, nearly half of the 70 Super Bowl advertisers circulated their ads online in the days leading up to the game. By Sunday, Honda's CRV-ad with Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller had been viewed more than 10 million times, the Miami Herald reports. The VW-chasing dog had more than 2 million views.

What did you think, Patch readers? Which commercials scored, and which ones flopped? Vote for your favorite in our poll and tell us what you thought in the comments.

Looking to re-watch your favorite Super Bowl commercial? Check out a video gallery of this year's ads, courtesy of the Huffington Post.

Mudi Mustapha February 06, 2012 at 01:36 PM
Chrysler-Detroit Campaign: "Its HalfTime in America" is a campaign that's simply engaging -its simple story-telling that capture the overwhelming mood & emotions in America. Its a fact of what really happening out there in America economic recovery pathway getting reinvigorated. That's COOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Good Work W+K & Good Luck DETROIT!!!!
Maria Swan February 06, 2012 at 01:53 PM
The best Super Bowl commercial of 2012 - M&Ms. As you said, many Super Bowl advertisers circulated their ads online and there are still who offers their ads if you have missed them out such as http://www.gamedayads.com/
Melonie February 06, 2012 at 03:33 PM
The Chevy Silverado one was my fave!!! AWWWW! Their poor friend...BUT the true question is, "Will Chevy sell more of their trucks outta people's fear of the end of the world???"
ashley kirsch February 06, 2012 at 03:37 PM
"Bobby what are you doing man?" "I am speed dating!"


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