Matthew Broderick’s Day Off

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The folks at Honda have recreated the classic, Ferris Buehler’s Day Off, for their Super Bowl Ad featuring the Honda CR-V. It’s a nice bit of nostalgia, directed by Todd Phillips of The Hangover. I guess they saw his work on Hangover 2 and figured he’d be the perfect guy to attempt to recreate a hit movie. In the extended version below Matthew Broderick calls in sick to his job, and then embarks on a day of fun in his CR-V, which may seem a bit familiar. They even used the Day Bow Bow song :

Think you’re a true fan of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off? We hid over two dozen references to the movie throughout the commercial. Some are obvious, some are VERY subtle. See how many you can find. #dayoff

Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.
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