Domestic beer commercials are so predictable.
They typically go one of two ways. One scenario features an ordinary looking young man and an attractive young woman, who is way out of the guy’s league. The guy is given a choice between his beer and the woman—and he chooses the beer.
The other scenario involves a couple of dorky young men; they crack open a couple beers and suddenly girls—who are way out of their league—show up and want to party.
It wasn’t always this way. At one time in this nation’s history, beer commercials were hybrids of Saturday morning cartoons and infomercials. They often featured animated characters or puppets, and they went for the hard sell.
Here are five examples:
(Thank you, Ragan Executive Editor Rob Reinalda, for your exhaustive research for this post.)