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Did anybody else see the "Slow Cooker" Commercial during the Superbowl?

Posted on 02/18/2014 4:50:04 PM PST by SamAdams76

This has been bothering me since the Super Bowl. Maybe somebody can collaborate my story because nobody believes me.

During the second quarter of that game (maybe it was the first quarter but definitely before the half), there was a commercial for the crockpot set to the music of The Beatles song "Day Tripper".

Except the lyrics were changed around a bit with the chorus being "Slow Cooker" intead of Day Tripper.

People think I'm nuts and say that The Beatles would never allow one of their songs to be used to sell crockpots. But I'm telling you, that exactly what I saw.

Here's what I remember from that commercial...it starts out with a woman dressed in business clothing, hurriedly tossing vegetables like celery, carrots and potatoes into an empty crockpot, then laying chunks of raw meat on top, finally topping it all off with a savory sauce. She then put the lid on the crockpot, flips a switch and bounces out of there, like she was going to work for the day or something. During all this, the "Day Tripper" song is playing, only it wasn't "Day Tripper" for the lyrics went something like this:

Got a good reason...for taking the easy way out
Got a good reason...for taking the easy way out, now
She used a slow..... cooker, savory dinner, yeah!
It cooked so..... long and it was good, it was good,

It sort of went on like that for another verse as the woman left the kitchen and then suddenly the crock-pot comes alive and starts dancing wildly to the ending chorus:

Slow cooker
Slow cooker, yeah!

Slow cooker
Slow cooker, yeah!

I know I'm not nuts so in order to prove myself to my wife and family who don't believe me, please post here if you also saw this crock pot commercial set to the tunes of The Beatles' "Day Tripper."

I also searched all the websites that critiqued the Super Bowl commercials and nary a mention. So I'm thinking this was just a local commercial for a local station (I was in Boston during the game.)



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1 posted on 02/18/2014 4:50:04 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76

I didn’t watch the Super Bore but the commercial sounds like it was creative!


2 posted on 02/18/2014 4:51:40 PM PST by MeganC (Support Matt Bevin to oust Mitch McConnell! https://mattbevin.com/)
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To: SamAdams76

Michael Jackson used to own a good chunk of The Beatles catalog. He had to sell it before he died.


3 posted on 02/18/2014 4:52:30 PM PST by SJSAMPLE
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To: SamAdams76

Michael Jackson used to own a good chunk of The Beatles catalog. He had to sell it before he died.


4 posted on 02/18/2014 4:52:30 PM PST by SJSAMPLE
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To: SamAdams76

Nope, sorry.


5 posted on 02/18/2014 4:53:59 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: SamAdams76

Do local affiliates get to sell some ad time during the SB? Maybe it only showed in some local markets.


6 posted on 02/18/2014 4:54:40 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: SJSAMPLE
Michael Jackson used to own a good chunk of The Beatles catalog. He had to sell it before he died.

Much easier than selling it after he died.


7 posted on 02/18/2014 4:56:12 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: SamAdams76

How many beers did you have before halftime?


8 posted on 02/18/2014 4:57:08 PM PST by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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To: SamAdams76
People think I'm nuts and say that The Beatles would never allow one of their songs to be used to sell crockpots. But I'm telling you, that exactly what I saw.

The Beatles have nothing to say about it, for two reasons.

First, they no longer own the copyrights to their songs; the copyrights were sold to Michael Jackson, and are now owned by his estate.

Second, a copyright owner of a song has no control over who records the song or what they do with it; songs (unlike, say, books) are subject to "compulsory licensing" under U.S. copyright law, meaning the copyright holder gets a fee when someone records the song, but can't decide who gets to record it.

9 posted on 02/18/2014 4:57:35 PM PST by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: SamAdams76

I think I’ve heard other Beatles music in commercials but can’t recall which ones.


10 posted on 02/18/2014 4:59:13 PM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: SamAdams76
I didn't see it but I sure like this Mountain Dew ad.

Dale Call
11 posted on 02/18/2014 5:00:25 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SamAdams76

I just searched for it on Google and Youtube and couldn’t find it.


12 posted on 02/18/2014 5:02:22 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: SamAdams76

Sorry, nope. The only Beetles song in an ad I remember from the SB wa the Nancy Pelosi ad set to ‘Eleanor Rigby”.


13 posted on 02/18/2014 5:03:17 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: Starstruck

Revolution was used in Nike commercials. The deal was with Michael Jackson who owned the rights at the time.


14 posted on 02/18/2014 5:03:39 PM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Still Thinking
Maybe, but it's just weird nobody else saw it. It all started at work the next day when somebody asked me what my favorite commercial from the game was. The only one that stuck out for me was that crock-pot ad because my wife uses one all the time and also I had that "Slow Cooker/ Day Tripper" song stuck in my head on the way to work that morning.

Anyway, when I mentioned the commercial, they looked at me like I had two heads. Then I asked my family and none of them remembered either. Now I wish I have DVR'd the game. I definitely would have done that had the Patriots been in it.

15 posted on 02/18/2014 5:03:54 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Yes, so did I. Only videos coming up for crock pot was instructions on how to use one. I'm thinking the ad got completely pulled off the web because maybe they didn't get the right permissions to use the song or whatnot.

It's bizarre how things can get pulled off the internet without a trace these days.

16 posted on 02/18/2014 5:07:18 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76

You’re just joking around. No company makes enough money on slow cookers to spend millions on such a commercial.


17 posted on 02/18/2014 5:07:38 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: SamAdams76

Hmmmm. Well, if the people you’re talking to are in your town, they should have been watching it the same place you were. Weird.


18 posted on 02/18/2014 5:10:10 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: SamAdams76

Might have been a LOCAL commercial.

We had one here, that was a woman, who SAID she was a lottery winner, and just bought the ad to remind her husband to take out the trash.

It was, hilarious... but, I haven’t read ANYTHING about it, anywhere...


19 posted on 02/18/2014 5:12:18 PM PST by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them!)
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To: SamAdams76

So how good a cook is your wife? Was it a dream?

(no, really.... sometimes they can seem so real!)

;-)


20 posted on 02/18/2014 5:12:57 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: SamAdams76

Yeah, but you’d think you’d still find people talking about it. They can’t pull THAT, either legally or practically.


21 posted on 02/18/2014 5:13:37 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: SamAdams76

Those little cocktail weenies are good but they give you strange dreams. ;^)


22 posted on 02/18/2014 5:14:33 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: SamAdams76

I’ve been occasionally seeing ads lately for some Campbell’s slow cooker sauces (plunk meat and the sauce in the cooker, set it and forget it), but I don’t recall what music they’re using.


23 posted on 02/18/2014 5:19:19 PM PST by Vroomfondel
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To: Libloather

So far, these replies aren’t helping! Now I’m thinking I ingested a bad ice cube that night or something.


24 posted on 02/18/2014 5:20:12 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76

Google gives you a lot of websites with super bowl ads. One had over a 100 or more
so you may find it there. Howeveer don’t forget some of these ads maybe run regionally
or even local.


25 posted on 02/18/2014 5:20:44 PM PST by deport
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To: SamAdams76

I didn’t watch the super bowl but I have seen that ad somewhere.

Actually I think I did watch it for a minute or two while channel surfing.


26 posted on 02/18/2014 5:22:24 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: SamAdams76
Rights can be had for a song these days! (ha!)

Frankly, the head-scratcher for me is the commercial featuring the theme from "Underdog", which I've seen a few times now, and I still don't remember what it's for -- sneakers, I think, but I don't know whose, or why they want to portray themselves as underdogs. People may like to root for the underdog, but they're generally in a poor place in sports.

27 posted on 02/18/2014 5:23:46 PM PST by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: SamAdams76
Uhhmm, I don't recall any such commercial and those types of products don't advertise on the Super Bowl - not a $4 million for 30 seconds. USA Today has a list of all the commercials, but I don't know how to post a link.

http://admeter.usatoday.com/story/sports/ad-meter/super-bowl/final-results/2014/02/03/ad-meter-story-final-ad-meter-rankings/5173807/

28 posted on 02/18/2014 5:25:21 PM PST by Dave W
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To: SamAdams76

Michael Jackson owned a large portion of the Beatles Music, but he Hocked it to CBS and probably has lost it now.


29 posted on 02/18/2014 5:25:29 PM PST by Usagi_yo (Standardization is an Evolutionary dead end.)
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To: SamAdams76
"I think perhaps you're confusing it with a dream you might have had."


30 posted on 02/18/2014 5:27:53 PM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Pope Calvin the 1st, defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades)
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To: Usagi_yo

Sony currently owns the rights to the Beatles songs.


31 posted on 02/18/2014 5:33:25 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: SamAdams76

The TV station it aired on would have a record of it in thier spot log. They have every commercial tracked so they can properly bill the advertisers.


32 posted on 02/18/2014 5:38:07 PM PST by edzo4 (You call us the 'Party Of No', I call us the resistance.)
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To: SJSAMPLE

Weird Al Jankovic’s MJ parody “Eat it!” still cracks me up 30 years later.


33 posted on 02/18/2014 5:39:18 PM PST by rfp1234 (Impeach We Much!)
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To: SamAdams76

I still have the super bowl on DVR. Would you like me to check?


34 posted on 02/18/2014 5:50:33 PM PST by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: SamAdams76

Well, as a last resort, you might call the Rival Company and ask them if they did a commercial.

(that is, if you’re sure Rival is the one who did the ad... the own the rights to the trademark CrockPot, but there are other “slow cooker” makers out there).


35 posted on 02/18/2014 5:53:22 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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36 posted on 02/18/2014 5:55:36 PM PST by mykroar (We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again. - Nathanael Greene)
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To: SomeCallMeTim
We had one here, that was a woman, who SAID she was a lottery winner, and just bought the ad to remind her husband to take out the trash.

That sounds like it may have been by the state lottery.

37 posted on 02/18/2014 6:23:37 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Recycled Olympic tagline Shut up, Bob Costas. Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up!)
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To: SamAdams76

Don’t know if this qualifies but people like “Weird Al” Yankovic have made a good living doing song parodies.


38 posted on 02/18/2014 6:48:11 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Kirkwood

Yes, Sony, not CBS, my bad.


39 posted on 02/18/2014 6:49:06 PM PST by Usagi_yo (Standardization is an Evolutionary dead end.)
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To: SamAdams76

No, but your thread shows up in a google search.


40 posted on 02/18/2014 6:52:50 PM PST by InvisibleChurch (http://thegatwickview.tumblr.com/ http://thepurginglutheran.tumblr.com/)
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To: SamAdams76
"...People think I'm nuts..."

I think people might be right.

41 posted on 02/18/2014 6:53:56 PM PST by skimbell
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To: SamAdams76

Corroborate.


42 posted on 02/18/2014 6:57:31 PM PST by SoothingDave
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To: mrsmith

I thought that was “Fool on the Hill”?


43 posted on 02/18/2014 7:00:09 PM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: SamAdams76

Aw, Geez... I come here to get away from the crock pots.


44 posted on 02/18/2014 7:08:30 PM PST by dangus
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I’m guessing it’s a local ad (even the Superbowl has time set aside for the local stations to get THEIR money). Probably got pulled because it wasn’t properly licensed.


45 posted on 02/18/2014 7:10:51 PM PST by dangus
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To: Dave W
http://admeter.usatoday.com/story/sports/ad-meter/super-bowl/final-results/2014/02/03/ad-meter-story-final-ad-meter-rankings/5173807/

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46 posted on 02/18/2014 7:26:50 PM PST by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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Don't know if this will help or not but google this phrase.... crockpot tv ad music beatles day tripper the second or third entry comes up with favorite you tube videos and this .... Favorite videos - YouTube www.youtube.com/playlist?list=FL5Em7twolmFHgUOlmfH...‎ YouTube www.ustream.tv/recorded/8264392 .... alludes to a TV commercial campaign of the time for Italian Swiss Colony Wine ... "Day Tripper" is a song by The Beatles. .... In other news, my album is slowly cooking along like a delicious crock pot soup. Unfortunately, many of the fav videos on you tube have been deleted but this google entry remains.... Make sense?
47 posted on 02/18/2014 7:34:49 PM PST by V K Lee
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To: SamAdams76

I watched “Alaska Highway Patrol” instead. I didn’t see a slow cooker, but I did see a dead moose on the side of the road.


48 posted on 02/18/2014 7:41:04 PM PST by stinkerpot65 (Global warming is a Marxist lie.)
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To: SamAdams76

Local markets have some time allotted for the SB. They appear no where but close to you in your local area. I thought the same thing about a car ad that was in Silsbee Tx. I said NO WAY they have the dough for this, but there it was.


49 posted on 02/18/2014 8:18:39 PM PST by chuckles
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To: Kirkwood

I respectfully believe you are wrong. I live on Maui and during the Super Bowl , yes , there were the multi million dollar commercials , Budweiser , etc. but on some of the commercials were local Hawaii companies and they did their regular commercials that I’ve seen before, like Solar Companies and pavers etc. Now I know they did not pay millions of dollars to run their old regular commercials. Yet, they were on during super bowl time. Tell me how?


50 posted on 02/18/2014 8:18:53 PM PST by fish hawk (no tyrant can remain in power without the consent and cooperation of his victims.)
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