The countdown to the Super Bowl is on, less than a week now before the New England Patriots take on the New York Giants in a re-match of the 2008 version. Blah, blah, blah is what the non-sports fan is hearing, but for some reason or another almost all Americans will for some reason or another be involved in the game. For many, the best part is the ads. At $3 million for a 30 second commercial, they'd better be good, and in years past they sure have been. Here are the 10 best…

  • 10

    Budweiser “Frogs”

    1995
  • 9

    Xerox “Monks”

    1977
  • 8

    Tabasco “Mosquito”

    1998
  • 7

    Electronic Data Systems “Herding Cats”

    2000
  • 6

    McDonald’s “The Showdown”

    1993
  • 5

    Monster.com “When I Grow Up …”

    1999
  • 4

    Reebok “Terry Tate: Office Linebacker”

    2003
  • 3

    E*Trade “Monkey”

    2000
  • 2

    Coke “Mean Joe Greene”

    1979
  • 1

    Apple “1984”

    1984