Super Bowl Sunday is probably the only day all year that we find ourselves excited about commercials, and the ads for the 2019 game definitely lived up to the hype.
From Hollywood cameos to meme-worthy moments, the commercials for Super Bowl LIII provided plenty of laughs and things to discuss with your coworkers Monday morning.
While the Los Angeles Rams took on the New England Patriots, we took notes on anything you might have missed while you were refilling your snack bowls.
Check out our top picks for the best 2019 Super Bowl commercials:
Pepsi Goes for the Big ‘OK’
Over the last few weeks, Pepsi dropped major hints that it was going big for its Super Bowl LII commercial. The ad, starring Steve Carell with appearances from Cardi B and Lil Jon, demonstrated the brand’s newfound ability to not take itself too seriously.
Check it out:
Sarah Michelle Gellar Is Back as a Scream Queen for Olay
It’s been a while since Sarah Michelle Gellar, 41, outran a monster onscreen, but the Buffy The Vampire Slayer star hasn’t lost her touch. In a clever ad for beauty brand Olay, the actress escapes evil and pesky wrinkles. Check it out:
Doritos and Chance The Rapper Make it Hot
If you’re looking for pop music nostalgia, you’ll be so excited to see appearances from The Backstreet Boys and Lionel Ritchie in Doritos’ new Flamin Hot Nacho ads, featuring Chance The Rapper. Check out the hilarious clips below:
Check out more of the best Super Bowl 2019 commercials on the next page.
Stella Artois Brings Back Classic Characters
When you think of iconic characters with iconic drinks, The Dude from The Big Lebowski and Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City are about as solid as they come. But for this Stella Artois ad, the two forego their usual picks of a White Russian and a Cosmo, respectively, for the beer instead. The ad came with a lot of hype and just about as many mixed reviews, but we’re including it because it’s definitely one that has people talking.
Amazon Pokes Fun at Their Failures With Harrison Ford
Alexa seems to be everywhere these days, but as Amazon jokes about in their latest ad, not every idea they’ve had has been a good one. Check out their star-studded “beta” ad, featuring cameos from Harrison Ford (and his dog), Forrest Whitaker and astronaut Mark Kelly.
Hyundai Taps Jason Bateman as the Elevator Operator to Hell
Jason Bateman plays an elevator operator taking you to some of life’s least enjoyable moments in this ad for Hyundai’s Shoppers Assistance program. It’s hilarious, which is hardly surprising considering its star. Check it out below.
Serena Williams Inspires for Bumble
You can always count on inspiration from Serena Williams. The tennis phenom comes through with some serious motivation for women to get to work on their dreams in this ad for Bumble. Check it out below: