Preview the Funniest Super Bowl Ads of 2012

Preview the Funniest Super Bowl Ads of 2012

Matthew Brodderick Honda adThe Super Bowl TV ads are as much anticipated as the game itself.

Humorous commercials have always created buzz with the public in the days following Sunday’s game, like last year’s Volkswagon ad, “The Force,” which featured a boy in a Darth Vadar costume. Betty White’s football smack-down in a Snickers ad stole the show in 2010.

This year, advertisers are getting more bang for their buck by releasing the ads early on YouTube, often racking up millions of views days before the opening kick-off.

Here are three of the funniest released so far, which have tallied more than 50 million views:

The Volkswagon spot “The Bark Side” uses a chorus of dogs to score another Star Wars winner…


This ad with Jerry Seinfeld is an extended version of the Acura game day spot, and plays off his and Jay Leno’s obsession for good cars…


This Honda ad resurrects the Ferris Bueller character when Matthew Brodderick decides to take the day off…