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Super Bowl ad wiz shares his all-time favorite commercials

Daryl Paranada Feb 3, 2011

On today’s show, Bob Moon spoke with Joe Pytka, the man behind some of the most famous commercials of all time. Here are a couple of the commercials that Joe talked about during the interview.

A FedEx commercial, “The Lollipop Guild,” featuring munchkins from “The Wizard of Oz:”

A Diet Pepsi commercial featuring Ray Charles:

And a commercial from McDonald’s featuring two of basketball’s greatest: Larry Bird and Michael Jordan.

Click here to see a list of some of Joe Pytka’s favorite commercials of all time.

And Marketplace has its own picks for favorite Super Bowl commercials of all time. The Bird/Jordan commercial made it on our list. See the whole list here. Included in our staff picks are commercials from E*trade, Apple, and Budweiser.

Maybe one of the commercials this Sunday will make our list next year.

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