The product: Snickers

The premise: We're on the set of "The Seven-Year Itch," and the camera slowly pans up from a subway grate to a pair of gams in heels and an iconic white dress.

The punchline: … And keeps panning until it reaches the craggy face of actor Willem Dafoe, dressed as Marilyn. He's grouchy: "This is a disaster. Who's the genius that puts a girl in heels on a subway grate?" So the director hands him a Snickers bar — "You're not you when you're hungry," as the tagline goes, and after one bite, he transforms back into beautiful Marilyn Monroe. There's a brief Eugene Levy cameo at the end: "This scene will never make the cut."

The verdict: It's a sequel to last year's Brady Bunch commercial, which starred Danny Trejo as Marcia in the famous football episode. But the previous commercial's juxtaposition of an axe-wielding Trejo in "Sons of Anarchy" garb in the Brady living room — plus a surprise Steve Buscemi cameo at the end — are pretty hard to top. It's good for a chuckle, but this is a shadow of the original commercial. Basically, this ad needs a Snickers bar.

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