Harrison Ford, Forest Whitaker poke fun at ‘failed’ Amazon Alexa devices in hilarious Super Bowl ad – Daily Mail

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Harrison Ford, Forest Whitaker poke fun at ‘failed’ Amazon Alexa devices in hilarious Super Bowl ad – Daily Mail

‘Not everything makes the cut’: Harrison Ford and Forest Whitaker poke fun at ‘failed’ Amazon Alexa devices in hilarious Super Bowl ad

  • Amazon commercial featuring Harrison Ford and Forest Whitaker airs on Super Bowl Sunday
  • Commercial pokes fun at Alexa ‘fails’ when it is put in devices such as toothbrushes, dog collars, a hot tub, and a spaceship
  • Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, the stars of Broad City, also make a cameo
  • The Kelly brothers, Mark and Scott, also star in the commercial as astronauts who give a command to Alexa which ends up turning out the lights in the U.S. 

By

Ariel Zilber For Dailymail.com


Published:
22:36 EST, 3 February 2019

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Updated:
01:05 EST, 4 February 2019

Harrison Ford and Forest Whitaker headline a star-studded, hilarious commercial for Amazon which aired during Sunday’s Super Bowl.

The ad shows various ‘fails’ in which Amazon tries to install its famous Alexa service on a number of different devices, from microwave, to dog collars and toothbrushs.

Whitaker, the Oscar-winning actor, makes a cameo in the ad as he asks Alexa to play a podcast on his electric toothbrush.

Harrison Ford headlines a star-studded, hilarious commercial for Amazon which aired during Sunday’s Super Bowl

Ford, the Indiana Jones star, is seen yelling at his dog as it barks instructions to order dog food through the ‘Alexa collar’

Forest Whitaker, the Oscar-winning actor, makes a cameo. He tries to get Alexa to work on a toothbrush, but to no avail

But the podcast is barely audible as Whitaker shoves the toothbrush into his mouth.

Amazon also unsuccessfully rolled out the ‘Alexa dog collar’.

Ford is seen yelling at his dog as it barks instructions to order dog food through the dog collar.

‘You can bark all you want,’ Ford says.

There’s also an ‘Alexa hot tub’. This part of the ad features actors Ilana Glazer (left) and Abbi Jacobson of the popular Comedy Central sitcom Broad City

The commercial also features astronauts Scott Kelly (above) and his brother, Mark. Mark and Scott Kelly are the only identical twins to reach space

Ford reacts to the electricity being turned off thanks to the Alexa malfunction aboard the International Space Station

The Alexa malfunction turns out the lights throughout the United States

‘I’m not paying for any more dog food.’

There’s also an ‘Alexa hot tub’. This part of the ad features actors Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson of the popular Comedy Central sitcom Broad City.

Glazer and Jacobson try to get the ‘Alexa hot tub’ to play music. But the tub instead violently ejects them from the tub.

The commercial then shows Alexa turning out the electricity throughout the United States after it malfunctions aboard the International Space Station.

Finally, the commercial ends with Ford standing on his porch while Amazon delivers numerous bags of dog food ordered by the pooch through the ‘Alexa dog collar’

‘Not everything makes the cut,’ the ad states. The dog food is delivered by an Amazon truck above

This part of the commercial features Mark Kelly, the retired astronaut and husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, and his twin brother, Scott Kelly, who is also an astronaut.

The Kelly brothers made history as the only identical twins to reach space.

Finally, the commercial ends with Ford standing on his porch while Amazon delivers numerous bags of dog food ordered by the pooch through the ‘Alexa dog collar.’

‘Not everything makes the cut,’ the ad states. 

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