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Super Bowl Commercials 2012: Mean Joe Greene Ad Recreated For Downy

The Pittsburgh Steelers' "Mean" Joe Greene played the integral part in perhaps the most iconic and well-known ads of all time. The ad of Greene in the tunnel has been spoofed and re-made several times, and another version was made by Downy for Super Bowl XLVI.

This ad features Amy Sedaris trying to hand off her Downy product to Greene in the tunnel. After she repeatedly insists, he finally relents and takes the Downy. Greene takes a whiff and then, as Sedaris dejectedly walks away, he turns and tosses her his jersey, mimicking the iconic Coke commercial.

Video of that Downy ad:

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Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.