MetLife Cartoon Superbowl Commercial – Characters, Errors & Where Waldo Is

MetLife’s Superbowl ad this year is pretty tremendous if you’re a cartoon fan. Not only do you get the Peanuts gang, you get a whole host of cartoon awesomeness not seen since Roger Rabbit or that 2005 MasterCard commercial.

Here, take a look:

Isn’t that fun? Wanna know who’s all in it? Here’s the list as far as I can tell in order of appearance more or less:

  • Charlie Brown
  • Sally Brown
  • Linus van Pelt
  • Lucy van Pelt
  • Franklin
  • Marcie
  • Schroeder
  • Woodstock
  • He-Man
  • Battle Cat
  • Pepe Le Pew
  • Penelope Pussycat
  • Waldo
  • Atom Ant
  • Speedy Gonzalez
  • Fred Jones
  • Velma Dinkley
  • Mr. Magoo
  • Shaggy Rogers
  • Scooby-Doo
  • Casper the Friendly Ghost
  • Quick Draw McGraw
  • Yosemite Sam
  • Fat Albert
  • Mushmouth
  • Dumb Donald
  • Bill Cosby
  • Russell Cosby
  • Weird Harold
  • Rudy Davis
  • Bucky
  • George Jetson
  • Jane Jetson
  • Judy Jetson
  • Elroy Jetson
  • Marvin the Martian
  • Mister Peabody
  • Sherman
  • Grape Ape
  • Richie Rich
  • Jabberjaw
  • Top Cat
  • Wally Gator
  • Voltron
  • Gossamer
  • Underdog
  • Rosie the Robot
  • Baba Louie
  • Cindy Bear
  • Ranger Smith
  • Witch Hazel
  • Hong Kong Phooey
  • Snaggle Puss
  • Magilla Gorilla
  • Squiddly Diddly
  • Rock Slag
  • Gravel Slag
  • Doggie Daddy
  • Fleegle
  • Bingo
  • Drooper
  • Snorky
  • Avery’s Wolf
  • Droopy
  • Daphne Blake
  • Cosmo Spacely
  • Big Gruesome
  • Little Gruesome
  • Astro
  • Penelope Pitstop
  • Auggie Doggie
  • Huckleberry Hound
  • Creeper
  • Ghost Clown
  • Witch Doctor
  • Beegle Beagle
  • Snoopy

I looked at MetLife’s Facebook page to double check myself, and found that they did make a few errors:

They list Captain Caveman as being in the ad, when in fact it’s Rock & Gravel Slag:

captain caveman

They also fail to list Witch Hazel, Ranger Smith, and Tex Avery’s wolf.

And, this isn’t an error per se, but did you notice Charlie Brown and friends only appear in the very beginning of the ad? And they’re not in the cast list on Facebook. (I’m thinking legal issues or something.)

I do need some help, though. Can anyone tell me who this is?


Is it a Scooby-Doo villain? They only appears in a few frames, but I just cannot figure it out. And did I miss anyone else?

Also, wanna know where Waldo is in the commercial? Actually, he’s all over the place:






Now you can impress your friends when it airs!

Anyway, it’s always a hoot to see so many cartoons in one place. Nice job, MetLife! (And don’t miss the extra videos here!)

What did you think? Anyone you’d have liked to see included?

Hat tip to Bleeding Cool!

(BTW, if you need some more MetLife cartoons, check out my Peanuts All-Star cards at Flickr.)

Jo’s Plumbing

OK, I don’t remember who hipped me to Jo’s Plumbing, but I have to admit, it’s oddly enticing and revolting all at once.

It’s an interactive site for Kohler toilets in which a sexy plumber, Jo, saucily shifts her hips, and flushes things down the toilet for you.

Here’s a few poses:



What exactly will she flush? What WON’T she?!

Little shampoo bottles:


Dog food:


And my personal favorite, a nearby bra:


You’re then treated to Jo congratulating you with phrases like “That was fun! Again!” , “What else you got?” and my favorite, “Ooh… That was fun!”


Of course, should you leave her alone too long she gets pouty and bored:


And needs to stretch:



And if you mouse over just the right spot, you get a giggly, “Stop tickling!”

I’m not kidding.

I can just see the meeting where this was green-lighted…

“So this hottie stands there, and, this was Todd’s ideas… flushes stuff for you!”

“Oh, that’s hot!”

“Like what? What’s she gonna flush? She gonna cop a squat or something?”

“Jesus, Ted! No! Like, I dunno, soap and… towels and… stuff. Bathroom kinda stuff. Except for, you know, real bathroom stuff. No #1 or BMs.”

“Hey, how about dog food! That kinda looks like a BM.”

“Hey yeah! That way we don’t have to show an actual turd! Good one, Eileen!”

“They still make that gravy kind?”

“Ooh, you know what’d be sexy? She flushes… wait for it… her bra!”

“Oh yeah!” “Schweet!” “Talk to me!”

“Wait, so she’s gonna take off her bra and flush it?! Can we do that?”

“OK, maybe there’s one just lying around in there. It’s one of them naughty bathrooms.”

“Oh, OK. So were’ good then?”


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