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Non-sports lovers have a few things to look forward to with this year’s Super Bowl. Demi Lovato is singing the national anthem. Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will be doing the halftime show. So basically, we’re talking about a full pop concert with some football happening in between.
And as always, we have commercials. The Super Bowl commercials are consistently a cut above what you see during regular prime-time programming: They’re usually funnier and more clever and/or tear-jerking, and packed with celebrity cameos. This year is no exception. But if you’re not watching the big game, it’s all good: We have a roundup of all the pop-culture Super Bowl commercials worth watching.
Without further ado, let’s go through the best celebrity appearances from Super Bowl commercials 2020:
Taraji P. Henson, Busy Philipps, Lily Singh, Katie Couric, and actual astronaut Nicole Stott star in this spot for the skin-care brand. The commercial’s hashtag, #MakeSpaceForWomen, clearly has a double meaning. We can’t wait to see how this one unfolds.
“Time for this snack to get a snack,” Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness says in this spot for Pop-Tarts. The only problem? All the available food options aren’t up to JVN’s standards. Looks like a certain frosted pastry giant will have to come in and fix the problem….
Avocados From Mexico
I never thought I needed to see Molly Ringwald put a crown on an avocado until I watched this commercial. Avocados From Mexico has a storied history of featuring celebrities in its Super Bowl commercials. Last year’s featured Broadway icon Kristin Chenoweth. A true legends-only club.
Real Housewives of New Jersey rivals Teresa Giudice and Caroline Manzo star in this new spot from Sabra, which has them in glamorous red gowns, eating hummus and talking in surprisingly hushed tones. No table flipping? No yelling? No one-liners? The extended commercial will certainly include something dramatic, right?
Winona Ryder returns to her hometown of Winona, Minnesota, in this spot for the website-building company. The premise is simple but cute: Ryder is building a website next to the Winona, Minnesota, sign when a cop stops by and asks what she’s doing. Watch on to see what happens.
John Cena and Jimmy Fallon go on a kooky fitness journey in this new ad for Michelob Ultra. This is a relatable commercial: Working out next to the living hulk that is John Cena indeed would require beer afterward.
John Krasinski, Rachel Dratch, and Chris Evans put on some over-the-top Boston accents in this cheeky commercial about the Hyundai Sonata, which features new technology that lets the car park itself. All three actors were actually born in Boston—and Fallon and Dratch immortalized the accent with their recurring SNL sketch—which makes things extra clever.
Bill Murray reprised his famous role from the movie Groundhog Day (the Super Bowl coincided with the holiday) to hilarious results.
Real-life married couple Ellen DeGeneres and Portia DeRossi poked fun at their relationship in the ad for Amazon's voice-activated assistant. They took a trip through time imagining what life was like before you could ask Alexa to do just about everything for you.
Ever wonder what Jason Momoa would look like if he weren't the muscular man we've all come to know and love? The Rocket Mortgage ad imagined a world where he sheds his beefcake persona (and a ton weight) when he relaxes at home as his "real self." Bonus points for a stellar Lisa Bonet cameo at the end.
Cool Ranch Doritos
Could Lil Nas X cap off the monster success of "Old Town Road" with anything other than a Super Bowl commercial? We were very much here for that dance-off with the great Sam Elliott, but we would have loved to see the reluctant Billy Ray Cyrus jump in too.
Tom Brady may not have been playing in this year's game, but he definitely made his presence known. He was on the field for the NFL's 100-year celebration before kickoff and then parlayed the questions about whether or not he'll retire, return to the Patriots, or play for another team next season into an ad for Hulu Live.
Mountain Dew Zero
Bryan Cranston and Tracee Ellis Ross re-created the iconic "Here's Johnny" scene from The Shining—with a much happier ending. We'd always rather see Mountain Dew Zero flowing through a hotel hallway than blood.
Turns out Cheetos' new popcorn is just as messy as their original snacks, which means Cheetos fingers are definitely going to happen. The company hired MC Hammer to bring back his hit "U Can't Touch This" as a man avoids various messy scenarios.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend teamed up to say goodbye to "old luxury" at a party with a lot of stuffy rich people—and hello to the new luxury of the Genesis SUV. Except John mistimes his entrance and then trolls Chrissy by making her say "Sexiest Man Alive" before he lets her into the car.
Did you ever dream of seeing Arya Stark sing "Let It Go" from Frozen? Well, Audi's got you covered.
Pepsi Zero Sugar
Missy Elliott. H.E.R. The Rolling Stones' "Paint It Black." Enough said.
Originally Appeared on Glamour