The five funniest Super Bowl commercials (video)


(Courtesy GoDaddy)

In its ’80s flashback commercial, RadioShack had the guts to make fun of itself — and in the process, it dropped a nostalgia bomb on Gen Xers.

Bud Light’s wild night with a guy named Ian is like a mini-”Hangover.” And it’s a great performance from Arnold Schwarzenegger, who plays “tiny tennis” (Extended version here).

A time traveling machine that runs on Doritos becomes a case of mistaken identity in this winning fan-created spot.

Finally, a rancher-driving-a-pickup-truck commercial that doesn’t take itself so seriously. Chevy pokes fun at itself by adding a twist to its longstanding “A man and his truck” formula.

GoDaddy’s turn away from its old sleazy marketing strategy was a good one — this year’s Danica Patrick commercial made people laugh, not cringe.

Tell us which other commercials made you laugh, below. And watch more of the Super Bowl ads on Post TV.

Maura Judkis covers culture, food, and the arts for the Weekend section and Going Out Guide.
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