But then there was some guy in a toga who just did them on a tightrope.
In what had to be the weirdest part of the show, a toga-clad dancer performed on a tightrope and— who at first glance looked like Will Ferrell, then later like Richard Simmons and— from some angles— even Art Garfunkel.
Bouncing on the wire to Madonna's lip-synched "Music," NBC's cameras gave us a close-up of his tightey-whiteys from below while his toga flapped with every painful looking bounce.
NBC censors had to be holding their breath. It would have been bad timing for another wardrobe malfunction.
The unnamed tightrope dancer had TV viewers alternately shaking their heads thinking "Wow!" then "Why?"
Madonna bopped alongside the performer for 30 seconds before he back-flipped off the wire and into a defiant cross-armed pose.
It appears that Will Ferrell will go to any length imaginable for a laugh. Ferrell appeared in a Super Bowl commercial for Old Milwaukee beer that only aired in Nebraska, during a commercial break designated for local advertisers. In it, he walks through a wheat field and opens a can tossed to him from off-camera. As he begins to speak, there's a bleep and the commercial cuts...
D4L received a tip shortly after the Super Bowl that Will Ferrell was in one of the Big Game's commercials:
That wasn't Will Ferrell on the tight rope at halftime. But here is the Super Bowl commercial he was in and only seen if you live in North Platte, NE. (You don't live in North Platte, do you?)
My first thought was, "I don't believe you," but then...
Funnyman Will Ferrell did a Super Bowl ad for Old Milwaukee, but no one saw it.
That’s because, according to Deadspin, it only ran in North Platte, Nebraska. Why Old Milwaukee wouldn’t want to treat the rest of the country to this awesomeness, we’re not sure, but it isn’t the first time it’s happened.
Ferrell has done two other Old Milwaukee ads, but they only aired in...
Will Ferrell made a Super Bowl commercial for Old Milwaukee beer that was aired at halftime of Sunday's game, but if you live outside of North Platte, Nebraska, like most of us, you didn't see it. Fortunately for the rest of us, the Internet exists and we can find this commercial on Youtube and pass it along. Enjoy
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While social media is still debating who had the best and worst of the Super Bowl commercials, there is no question that Old Milwaukee wins the award for having the most cost-effective Super Bowl ad strategy. The beer brand debuted a new commercial featuring actor Will Ferrell during the Super Bowl in one small Nebraska...Read the Rest...
The residents of North Platte, Nebraska were shown a commercial gem today during the Super Bowl that no other town in the world was. Will Ferrell, for Old Milwaukee, and the win:Thigh Five: Old Milwaukeea2a_linkname=document.title;a2a_linkurl=location.href;Get The Latest Thigh Updates By Following Us On Twitter.
Apparently only airing in North Platte, Nebraska and only taped by one dude with a bad sense of depth -- here's Will Ferrell's Old Milwaukee Super Bowl Ad.
**Update, Deadspin.com has a better...
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Sorry, I shouldn’t say no one. Because clearly someone with a television from 1965 and a camcorder from 1982 saw Will Ferrell’s Old Milwaukee ad.
I do appreciate Old Milwaukee’s overhauled advertising pitch. They’re basically saying our beer is so ******* terrible that its legitimately funny to drink it.
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