Honda wins 2011 battle of the holiday car commercials

Warburton for Honda.

Big props to Honda for their offbeat commercials this holiday season. Patrick Warburton (affectionately known as “Puddy” from his Seinfeld days) does his schtick and, as a result, Honda’s got something that leaps out from the crowd. Sure, he dryly offends elves, Lexus, and Nissan, but these are fun spots! Compare them with Lexus and their pretentious big bow “December to Remember” spots. Or you’ve probably been hit hard in your remote by the ubiquitous spot from ____ …it’s the one with the obvious singing voiceover and all the people dancing. It’s so predictable that I can’t even remember who it belongs to (ok, I’ll fess up, it’s Nissan). The GMC Sierra commercial with the truck breaking through the snow to the Nutcracker theme is alright, but it’s a holiday leftover from last year. Read more of this post

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