Xfinity Filmed an Ad at Ferris Bueller's House, but It's Not the Principal Sneaking In

A modern cautionary tale in a familiar setting

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When last we saw someone trying to sneak into Ferris Bueller’s house, it was Principal Ed Rooney hoping to prove that the high school rapscallion was faking his illness to take a day off from school. (Which, of course, he totally was.)

That didn’t work out so well for Rooney, who gets kicked in the face three times by Ferris’ sister (Jennifer Gray) and left to stagger away with nothing to show for his prowling.

So how will it work out for the newest person attempting to infiltrate Chez Bueller?

To be clear, the plot of Xfinity’s newest spot from agency Goodby Silverstein & Partners doesn’t have anything to do with the 1986 comedy classic starring Matthew Broderick, though it does include quite a few callback moments referencing Rooney’s break-in attempt.




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