Ridley Scott’s legendary ‘1984’ Super Bowl commercial for Apple is supposed to have only run the once (job – or Jobs – done.) Actually it debuted on an out of the way cable channel late the year before so it could be entered for awards.
Here’s another “one-off” from Scott, a 1990 Super Bowl effort – ‘built for the human race’ – for Nissan’s 300ZX muscle car. Nissan execs panicked after the event it seems – fearing it would encourage “street racing” – and it never ran again.
Clients, dont’cha love ’em.