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Super Bowl Ads: Top 3 Celebrity Appearances

Chanel Lake |
February 5, 2012 | 7:27 p.m. PST

Staff Reporter

The star power was palpable in this year's Super Bowl commercials from supermodel Adriana Lima to comedian Will Arnett. Yet, it seemed that this year's top performers were found in major car commercials and Pepsi. There were so many great showcases of product and performer, especially in the following advertisements.

Honda: Matthew Broderick "Matthew's Day Off"

Matthew Broderick endorses the brand new Honda CR-V through reprising his role in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." He fakes illness from work on a movie in order to cruise around town. The commercial reworks many memorable scenes from the movie into making this a pretty enjoyable ad.

Pepsi: Elton John & "X-Factor's" Melanie Amaro "King's Court"

Sir Elton John will reward the individual with the greatest voice with a Pepsi. A few tried, but "The X-Factor's" Melanie Amaro took the crown in this medieval dual of talent.

Acura: Jerry Seinfeld & Jay Leno "Transactions"

In the reveal of the brand new Acura NSX, Jerry Seinfeld goes to great lengths in order to secure the first car. It is a display of Seinfeld's comedic value and couldn't have ended better with a guest appearance by Jay Leno.

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