Thursday, December 22, 2016

Kia Bo Jackson Ad

I like this fun and silly Kia ad that looks like on old 8-bit home video game from the 1980s. It does make it seem like maybe the Kia is using the same dated technology using this old-looking video game picture in the ad, though.

I think it’s actually cheating to use an SUV on the field, even if it is a Kia. But seeing as how Bo Jackson had a career-ending hip injury playing football in 1991, driving the Kia onto the field is likely the only way he could score in an NFL game nowadays. And no matter the safety features on the Kia, is has to be safer driving one of them on the field than actually playing against pro football players.

And come to think of it, the video game picture in this ad probably looks like this because that’s what football video games looked like back when Bo Jackson last played NFL Football.

Here’s Kia’s Tecmo Bo spot: