The 5 Worst Ads of Super Bowl 50

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We've looked at the five best ads of Super Bowl 50. Now, it's time to hold our noses and dig into the spots that didn't quite work so well—to say the least.

We've already beaten up on WeatherTech enough, so we're going to leave them alone this year. We're also giving the Persil Pro Clean commercial a pass, as it did us the courtesy of exiting after just 15 seconds.

There are certainly some flat-out stinkers in the list below. (Some advertisers thought this was the Super Bowel.) But in some ways, the night's very worst commercials were ones that you expected more from—those featuring much buzzed-about celebrities, in particular.

Agree? Disagree? Tell us in the comments. 


@nudd Tim Nudd is a former creative editor of Adweek.