The ad that will officially commence Super Bowl XLIX is out, everyone! Actually, it has been out for a number of weeks already. And compared to “Star Wars Kid” or “Mean Joe Green” or any of the classic Super Bowl commercials, it’s nothing worth much mention. But the fact remains that this humble, 14 second clip is indeed the starting point of the 49th Super Bowl and will be seen by tens of millions of people, and now you’ve seen it first:
There ya go, that’s it – just 18 words (“NBC Sports, Home of Super Bowl XLIX Welcomes you to the following presentation of the National Football League”) but they sure will be heard by a lot of people on Super Bowl Sunday.