In a sea of information overload, noise and too much stimulation, the Father’s Day 2011 Oreo Cookie commercial stands out from the crowd. Recently named the #1 commercial in Q2 2011 by the Nielsen Company, it’s truly a work of art.

In just 31 seconds, you’ll be transformed from wherever you and whatever you’re doing into a delightful moment that touches your heart and makes you love Oreo cookies even more. You’ll find yourself dashing out to the store to buy some Oreo cookies…not only for yummy cookies…but to get some of what they had in the commercial!

What’s intriguing about this commercial is what’s missing. Take a look and see if you can tell what’s missing.

Here’s a hint:

“A good advertisement is one which sells the product without drawing attention to itself.”

David Ogilvy

So what do you think is missing?


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