Best And Worst Super Bowl 2012 Commercials

Super Bowl XLVI is in the books and the New York Giants are once again champions of the football world. But they weren't the only winners on Super Bowl Sunday. There are also ad execs around the country patting themselves on the back for a job well done while -- like the Giants -- the whole world was watching.

There were plenty of solid ads this year, but here are the five that were the biggest hits (and five that came up short).

5. Dannon Oikos Green Yogurt


Besides the fact that Uncle Jesse from "Full House" is still finding work, this one gets a thumbs up because it goes from cute to funny out of nowhere at the end. The only thing that would have made this better is if John Stamos stood right up and said "THE HAIR, WATCH THE HAIR!"

4. Volkswagon: The Dog Strikes Back


For the second year in a row, VW knocks it out of the park. Following up "The Force" with "The Dog Strikes Back" is a perfect 1-2 punch, as the car company knows the magic behind solid commercials: kids and pets.

3. Chrysler: Halftime With Clint Eastwood


Here's another company that got it right for the second straight year. Last year it was Eminem, and this time around Chrysler goes with Clint Eastwood to score "cool" points. The Hollywood icon not only talks about Detroit rebounding from the brink during the Halftime ad, but how it's "halftime in America too".

2. Skechers: Mr. Quiggly!


There's no way for a French Bulldog to outrun a pack of grehounds... unless he's wearing the Go Run Skechers, of course! Beyond having the cutest dog on Super Sunday, Skechers also gave us a clever cameo from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.

1. M&M's: Sexy And I Know It


The group LMFAO could be near the end of their 15 minutes of fame, but this is one heck of a way to go out. There's something oddly enjoyable about seeing an M&M shake what it's momma gave it to the song "Sexy And I Know It".

These three companies didn't quite spend their money wisely.

1. Go Daddy: Body Paint


How many times can the folks at the domain registration company put together a "see more" ad that never actually allows you to see much? Time for Go Daddy to find a new angle.

2. Bud Light: Platinum


Does anyone know exactly what this is? For pouring in (pun intended) so much money into the launch of a product, the people watching the commercial should have some idea what they heck they are getting and that certainly wasn't the case with Platinum.

3. Audi: Vampire Party


Clearly the folks at Audi never saw "Twilight" because otherwise they would know what happens to vampires when they are exposed to light. Well, I mean, I'm told the commercial didn't jive with "Twilight"... let's just move on.

4. Pepsi: King's Court


It was clever using Elton John as the "King", but you can't have the star of the commercial be the winner of a reality show that no one watched ("The X-Factor"). Flavor Flav was a nice touch, but not enough to save this one.

5. H&M: David Beckham Bodywear


A nearly-naked David Beckham should never, ever be featured during any NFL game and especially not the Super Bowl!

Agree? Did we miss something? Check out every single ad that aired during the Super Bowl and judge for yourself!

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