We might have a winner for the worst ad of Super Bowl XLIX. Here’s Nissan trying to get you to buy one of their cars by showing a race car driver seemingly abandon his family while he’s off on the circuit. Full version:
Thoughts? We were depressed watching it live, that’s for sure. And if this really is the first Super Bowl ad Nissan has run in two decades, they should fire their ad agency. So, so bad!
Tweeters weigh in:
The song in the background is Harry Chapin’s “Cats in the Cradle.”
Chapin, however, died in a car accident after suffering a major heart attack:
Did Nissan not think the car accidents in their ad paired with this song would be in bad taste?