Well, it’s finally here! It’s the latest in the long, lovely line of “You’re Not You When You’re Hungry” commercials from Snickers, and this one is a worthy scion of that noble lineage (to use strangely regal phrasing).
In the ad, celebrated actor Willem Dafoe stands in for a very hungry Marilyn Monroe as “she” creates the famous billowing dress shot from the film The Seven Year Itch. And just in case your popular culture meter is reading in the single digits, we’ll include for you here (a much shorter clip than you’d expect from such a well-known moment of movie history, isn’t it?):
The Snickers Super Bowl 50 commercial speaks for itself, so we’ll not blather on about it other than to again say well done. Last year’s Snickers Super Bowl ad was a hard act to follow: