The full advert featuring Matthew Broderick's iconic '80s character Ferris Bueller has launched online five days early.
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The video, titled 'Matthew's Day Off', includes dozens of references to John Hughes's 1986 classic comedy 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'.
Take a look at the video:
Promoting Honda's new CR-V car, the advert keeps the same theme from the classic movie — a 'day off' and re-sues Yello's classic track 'Oh Yeah'. This time Broderick pulls a sickie from work, rather than school, and rides around town in his new motor.
A teaser for the ad was released last week, leading some (optimistic) fans to speculate that it was in anticipation of a 'Ferris Bueller' sequel.
The fact it finished by flashing up '5/2/2012' - the top date in the American Football calendar - made cannier observers realise it was an advert.
On Friday site Jalopnik confirmed it, revealing that Ferris Bueller was plugging Read More »from Ferris Bueller’s back… in a Honda