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Galaxy S7 commercial is hilariously clever, features William H. Macy

Samsung Galaxy S7 are sure to give you a good chuckle, William H. Macy and Wesley Snipes among stars featured.

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Sean Ridgeley
Published Mon, Feb 29 2016 7:00 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT

Whereas Microsoft's new ads go for the gut punch to a rival, Samsung is going for humor with its Galaxy S7 ads while highlighting the strengths of the device. (And it succeeds wildly, I might add.)

The best by far is the "Why?" ad, which features celebrities William H. Macy (or does it?), Wesley Snipes (who makes an amusing quip at his own lack of versatility), Weezy himself, and a couple "celebrity sports persons" (if it's not hockey, I can't help you), among others. The ad doesn't rely on star power alone, though: clever jokes pop up left and right, like in one scene where a man is wandering in the woods at night and his battery dies. "Eh, probably fine, though," he says, before lightning flashes and a masked murderer appears behind him.

The "Water" ad has its moments, too, whereas the "Dark" ad is pretty typical as far as ads go and can be safely skipped.

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Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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