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Video: The Muppets Super Bowl Toyota Highlander Commercial with Terry Crews

Discussion in 'Muppet Appearances' started by Phillip, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    If you can't wait until Sunday to see The Muppets 2014 Super Bowl commercial, watch it here and let us know your thoughts.

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  2. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    The whole thing. And it's Electric Mayhem-centric. You can't go wrong with that.

    It completely blows all those Jessica Simpson and Muppets Pizza Hut commercials out of the water.
  3. minor muppetz

    minor muppetz Well-Known Member

    I was confused at first. I thought they were going to drive off without Crews.
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  4. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    I loved it I love how it is a EM commercial with other Muppets like Pepe, Kermit, Beaker and Sweetums. I think Sweetums makes a great band groupie!
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  5. muppetlover123

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member

    I really loved this commercial and the song! It really is amazing having The Electric Mayhem be heavily featured in the commercial instead of Kermit Piggy and Fozzie!

    Speaking of that Piggy, Fozzie, and Scooter are no where to be found in this.....
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  6. Mister Muppet

    Mister Muppet Well-Known Member

    Fantastic loved the Electric Mayhem in this, also at about 45 seconds in is the Swedish Chef in the background ?
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  7. charlietheowl

    charlietheowl Well-Known Member

    Love it! I especially like Rowlf in his cowboy costume with the basket of veggies.
  8. Muppet fan 123

    Muppet fan 123 Well-Known Member

    Wait! Does this mean the entire Muppet franchise was all just a figment of Kermit's imagination as he drives around in a Highlander? Nothing makes sense anymore. My entire world has come crashing down!
  9. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Kermit's lookin' mighty florescent, isn't he?
  10. muppetperson

    muppetperson Well-Known Member

    It is OK, but I guess I was expecting something more spectacular to happen for a slot in a Super Bowl commercial. Not much plot to it, just Terry giving a lift to some Muppets.

    Would of liked to seen some special effects and something well written that would have everyone talking about it how clever it was.
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  11. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Yeah. I was kinda expecting an 8 hour mondo epic where everything exploded every 2 seconds as well.

  12. muppetperson

    muppetperson Well-Known Member

    Yeah, something longer, but not necessarily full of explosions. Maybe have the car take off and go into outerspace and all sorts of visual effects and some cameos of big name celebrities.Some sort of WOW factor.
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  13. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    That's too busy, right there. The real excitement (even if it's fanservicy) is that The Electric Mayhem are the stars of this commercial. And to paraphrase ToughPig's article on it, we didn't get a full EM number in The Muppets, but we got one here. It seemed plenty chaotic enough, could have been like 10 seconds more... but you have to admit. The Pizza Hut commercials were never this much fun. They were pretty good, but this one is far more Muppety, and I really hope this isn't the last time we see The Muppets with Terry Crews.

    And compared to the usual assortment of pointless supermodels (Go Daddy... what do they even do), manchild crotch injuries (usually Doritos), and overall incomprehensible and loud ads that blanket the Super Bowl, this one at least passes the Kermit in MTM commercial test. It shows what the product actually does. :)
  14. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    As awesome as this is, Mike Quinn's wife on FB says more will be shown on TV. So could someone please record that and put it on YouTube? I don't think Toyoda will now that they did this.
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  15. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    Ok so what is up with Gonzo???? he just looks off to me does anyone else see it?
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  16. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

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  17. Mo Frackle

    Mo Frackle Well-Known Member

    He's been like that for for the last few years. The puppet is way too stiff. It always looks as though Dave (or whoever has the Gonzo puppet on for a certain scene) is having difficulty operating him. Not to mention the design isn't so hot.

    Anyway, this commercial is a lot of fun. The EM in the center is always a treat. And there's always some little detail in each shot that you have to go back and look for. Plus seeing Muppets outdoors is always great.

    Oh, and the song is pretty darn catchy. :)
  18. Muppet Master

    Muppet Master Well-Known Member

    It's amazing how The EM had more lines in this then in the muppets. We also get to see more of David Rudman's Janice and Rowlf is awesome! This was also the first origanal EM song since 1990's "Rocking All Around the World". Lat but not least Zoot one of the coolest muppets gets a line "sweet highlander", not much but it's a line nevernthless and it's better than Dave's other character Gonzo who's really stiff as Dwayne said and I wish they'd change his puppet, but it's cool to see him wear his MFS outfit. Overal I know this is simply a commercial like all the others, but this isn't like the other ones, this is the muppets and the EM making a sonng for the first time in 23 years. I'd rather watch this 60 times then LGATMHS once. A+ commercial and if all commercials had the muppets I wouldn't zone out when they were on.
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  19. dwayne1115

    dwayne1115 Well-Known Member

    I will say that the song and the whole ad as a whole just pops! Love it!
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  20. tiggergirl19

    tiggergirl19 Well-Known Member

    This is the best ad that I've seen that really works for what they want to sell, even if the muppets really don't need it.
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