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Super Bowl ads 2014: Budweiser’s “Puppy Love” will win hearts (video)

(Courtesy Budweiser)

The early frontrunner for “the Super Bowl ad that everyone will be talking about Sunday” has to be the one produced for Budweiser, the one that’s been watcher over 15 million times already on YouTube.

“Puppy Love” adds puppies to last year’s successful formula that combined horses, Stevie Nicks and interspecies bonding with The Lonely Trainer That No Clydesdale Can Ever Forget.

A puppy befriends a Clydesdale in one of Budweiser's Super Bowl ads. (Courtesy of Anheuser-Busch)

“Brotherhood” from 2013 is the commercial that had you explaining through your tears: 1) “It’s dusty in here,” 2) “Gosh, I’m going to miss Ray Lewis,” 3) “I always cry when the lights go out,” or 4) “Damn, these Budweiser people know how to push my buttons.”

Seriously, horses love this guy, dogs dig him…how about The Puppy Lady Who Happily Also Happens a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model?

Watch all the 2014 Super Bowl ads here.

Other ads you’ll see:

Danica Patrick as you’ve never seen her

Dannon Oikos “Full House” reunion

Stephen Colbert sells pistachios

Don Cheadle and a llama for Bud Light

Terminator plays table tennis for Bud Light


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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.



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Cindy Boren · January 30, 2014

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