Best Super Bowl ads

Remember the Budweiser Frogs? Now, remember who won the Super Bowl in 1995, the year they were introduced? When it comes to the Super Bowl and Super Bowl commercials, it would seem the former gets watched and discussed the next day, while the latter are talked about for years by fans and non-fans alike. Over the game’s history, the cost of a 30-second spot has risen from $42,000 to an estimated $4 million to $4.5 million. To many, the commercials have become an event unto themselves, with big budgets, major stars and dazzling visual effects. Here are some of the most memorable from Super Bowl history.

Credits: By Patrick Kevin Day, Nathan Jackson, Nolene Clark, Lily Mihalik, Todd Martens, Nardine Saad and Tracy Brown, TimelineSetter