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CNET Top 5
CNET Top 5
Viral video ads
You know, for a TV advertiser, itÃ¯Â¿Â½s considered a victory if you donÃ¯Â¿Â½t SKIP their
They positively wet themselves when you go out of your way to WATCH
with the Top 5 Viral Video Ads - ads youÃ¯Â¿Â½ve gone out of your way to watch,
MILLIONS of times - based on YouTube views and ranking by Business Insider.
ready for the best time youÃ¯Â¿Â½ll waste all day.
#5 The T-Mobile Dance: 34M.
Flash mobs are usually associated with some stupid
pillow fight or something, but this one is an evolving dance revue on the main floor of the
Liverpool train station.
It reveals itself in waves until only about 3 people arenÃ¯Â¿Â½t in on it
and theyÃ¯Â¿Â½re pretty damned sure its a cover for an Al Qaeda attack, but theyÃ¯Â¿Â½re still
And then its over, right on cue.
#4 is Stunt cyclist Danny MacAskillÃ¯Â¿Â½s 2009 commercial for Inspired Bicycles: 40M.
Filmed around Endiburgh, Scotland, it elevates the stuff you normally swear at teens for
doing into two wheeled ballet.
I mean, IÃ¯Â¿Â½m pretty good on a bike but thereÃ¯Â¿Â½s not way I
could ever try that stuff, much to the relief of my urologist.
#3 is newest one in our list, the VWÃ¯Â¿Â½s The Force commercial that ran in the last Super
Bowl, and has run again some 42M times on YouTune.
ItÃ¯Â¿Â½s great because you donÃ¯Â¿Â½t
really have any idea where its going until it gets there...and itÃ¯Â¿Â½s got that John Williams
score that I donÃ¯Â¿Â½t even want to KNOW how much VW paid to use!
#2 is the perfect blend of three simple questions:
WhatÃ¯Â¿Â½s hip?: Rapping.
What makes anything funny?
Doing it on roller skates.
Welcome to the screwiest way to sell fussy French water.
EvianÃ¯Â¿Â½s done some
54M streams of this
#1 should need no introduction.
Hetero in its wording, homoerotic in its casting, itÃ¯Â¿Â½s the
Old Spice Guy.
Just the *two* main variants of this spot have added up to over 56M
streams, approaching the population of Italy.
The guy who is indeed on a horse is Isaiah
Mustafa, former college and NFL football player who most assuredly is not your man,
I love these spots.
Until he and Fabio do mano and mano en el bano...and then
For more Top 5Ã¯Â¿Â½s like these, go to top5.cnet.com.
IÃ¯Â¿Â½m Brian Cooley, thanks for watching.
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